KLS Student Wins UC Berkeley Map Contest 2021

A visual model of San Francisco landmarks inside of a literal bubble.
Matt Nazario-Miller

Mapping the Bay: "San Francisco in a Bubble"

The KLS Community is proud to share the exciting news that one of our IL7 students, Aruna G., was named as a winner in UC Berkeley's second annual mapmaking contest

Students were invited to make their own creative maps of the Bay Area. Aruna's map, titled "San Francisco in a Bubble," features a reimagining of San Francisco within an actual bubble. Aruna shared more about her map model:

"This is a model showing the diverse architecture in San Francisco from the classical buildings like the Palace of Fine Arts to the modern skyscrapers like the Transamerica Pyramid. I modeled each building separately and put it together over a map of San Francisco under the 'Bay Area bubble'."

Find more about the impressive map Aruna made here, along with other student-made maps of the Bay Area.

Congratulations, Aruna!


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