As of fall 2015, twenty groups of students have graduated from Berkeley's Master of Urban Design program. Over a 100 of the program's graduates now practice urban design around the world. The largest cluster works in the San Francisco Bay Area. Other students work in other parts of North America, India, and in Eastern Asia. Students are also branching out into South America, Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and Australia.
Class of 2015
Hometown Adelaide, Australia
Undergrad Degree Master of Planning, University of Adelaide | Bacheor of Architecture, University of Adelaide | Bachelor of Design Studies, University of Adelaide
Thesis/Site "Short Term Games, Long Term Gains – a plan to foster Adelaide’s
urbanity and identity through the Commonwealth Games"
Top 3 Favorite Cities Boston | Barcelona | Adelaide
Hometown Ningbo, China
Undergrad Degree B.L.A., Zejiang Forestry University | M.L.A., Tongji University
Thesis/Site "Permanent and Temporary: Utilizing Landscape to Guide the Urban Growth of Chinese County-Level Cities"
Top 3 Favorite Cities Shanghai | New York | Barcelona
Hometown Boston, MA
Undergrad Degree Master of Architecture, Wentworth Institute of Technology | Bachelor of Science of Architecture in Urbanism, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Thesis/Site "Reasserting Urbanity - A manifesto towards the essential urbanization of the 21st century American city"
Top 3 Favorite Cities Boston | Savannah | Berlin
Hometown Tokyo, Japan
Undergrad Degree Bachelor of Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Thesis/Site "Public Space, Privately Owned: Evolving POPS to Accommodate the Changing Nature of Downtown San Francisco"
Top 3 Favorite Cities Tokyo | San Francisco | Sapporo
Tom Van Pelt
Hometown Laguna Niguel, CA
Undergrad Degree Master of City and Regional Planning, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo | Bachelor of Arts Political Science, San Francisco State University
Thesis/Site "Arroyo Riverwalk - A New San Diego Neighborhood at the River’s
Top 3 Favorite Cities Chicago | Edinburgh | Madison
Hometown Pune, India
Undergrad Degree Bachelor of Architecture, Pune University
Thesis/Site "Re-establishing Reciprocity between River and City, Mutha Riverfront, Pune, India"
Top 3 Favorite Cities Paris | San Francisco | New York