UC Berkeley professor Ronald Rael wins award for border wall project

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A project known as the Teeter-Totter Wall was designed by UC Berkeley professor Ronald Rael in collaboration with Omar Rios of Colectivo Chopeke, a Mexico-based art collective, and architect Virginia San Fratello. The project was temporarily installed within the U.S.-Mexican border wall and won the 2020 Beazley Design of the Year.

To unite children from both sides of the border wall, UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design professor Ronald Rael designed an art project that turned the wall into a play area, which was awarded best design of 2020.
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