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The 10th Annual

Honoring The World's Best Buildings & Spaces

The A+Architecture Awards Jury

The A+Architecture Awards are bigger than just the architectural community. Our 250+ member jury academy is comprised of leaders who are actively shaping the world we live in, representing a sought-after segment of design-savvy professionals including distinguished luminaries from fields as diverse as fashion, publishing, product design, real estate development and tech. Finalists and winners get their work in front of the people who matter and gain recognition as the year’s most influential visionaries.

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Featured Jury


Nader Tehrani

Founding Principal; Dean, NADAAA; Cooper Union’s Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture
For his contributions to architecture as an art, Nader Tehrani is the recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ 2020 Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize. Nader Tehrani is founding principal of NADAAA and Dean of the Cooper Union’s Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture.
His research focuses on the transformation of the building industry, innovative material applications, and the development of new means and methods of construction, especially through digital fabrication.
Tehrani’s work has received many prestigious awards, including the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in Architecture, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award, and eighteen Progressive Architecture Awards.
Prior to becoming Dean at the Cooper Union, he taught at RISD, Harvard GSD, Georgia Institute of Technology, and MIT. Read less

Tom Kundig

FAIA, RIBA, Principal/Owner, Olson | Kundig
Tom Kundig, FAIA, RIBA, is an owner and principal of global design practice Olson Kundig.
Kundig has received some of the world’s highest design honors, including a National Design Award in Architecture from the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, an Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and election to the National Academy as an Academician in Architecture.
Kundig was also awarded the AIA Seattle Medal of Honor as well as a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Washington.
Known for his contextual approach to design, Kundig emphasizes the primacy of the site.
His buildings are a direct response to place, often serving as a backdrop to the built, cultural or natural landscapes that surround them.Read less

Alison Brooks

Principal & Creative Director, Alison Brooks Architects
Alison Brooks is one of Britain’s mostly highly acclaimed architects.
Born and educated in Canada, she moved to London in 1988 and founded her practice in 1996.
She is now internationally recognised for her award-winning works ranging from urban design and housing to performing arts venues, higher education buildings and exhibitions.
With a unique design process that fuses history, community and locality Brooks has since become the only recipient of the UK’s three most prestigious awards for architecture: the RIBA Stirling Prize, the Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence Prize.
Her work attracts acclaim for its conceptual rigor, sculptural quality and ingenious detailing.
Brooks serves as a Trustee of Open City.
She taught at the Architectural Association from 2008-2010 and in 2018 was appointed as the John T. Dunlop Design Critic in Architecture at Harvard GSD.
She lectures internationally and is currently a visiting professor at ETSAM, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
In 2016 Alison Brooks was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from her Alma Mater, the University of Waterloo, Canada.Read less

Dong Danshen

Chairman & Chief Architect, The Architectural Design and Research Institute of Zhejiang University
In 1986, Dong Danshen graduated from the Department of Civil Engineering of Zhejiang University and is now the Chairman and Chief Principal Architect of the Architectural Design and Research Institute of Zhejiang University.
He’s always focused on architectural creation and research, and founded the “Balanced Architecture” theoretical framework.
The theory derives from the idea of “Knowing and doing” of traditional Chinese philosophy to guide specific architectural creation and practices.
The cores of it are composed of “Unity of sensibility and rationality”, “Unity of technology and art” and “Unity of appearance and quality”, which aim to create the balanced architecture via architectural balance.
In 2018, his works were featured in the “Art of Europe” International Architecture Exhibition, and he was invited to participate in the Venice Architecture Biennale 2020 in China.
He has also published two monographs, Towards Balance and Knowledge and Practice in the Construction of University Campuses.Read less

Design & Culture

Professor Lesley Lokko

Founder & Director, African Futures Institute
LESLEY LOKKO trained as an architect at the Bartlett School of Architecture and holds a PhD in Architecture from University of London.
She is the founder and director of the African Futures Institute (AFI) in Accra, Ghana, an independent postgraduate school of architecture and platform for pan-African architectural discourse.
She was the founder and director of the Graduate School of Architecture, University of Johannesburg (2014—2019) and the Dean of Architecture at the Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture (2019—2020).
She is the editor of White Papers, Black Marks: Race, Culture, Architecture (University of Minnesota Press, 2000); editor-in-chief of FOLIO: Journal of Contemporary African Architecture.
In 2004, she made the successful transition from academic to novelist with the publication of her first novel, Sundowners (Orion 2004) and has since followed with twelve further bestsellers, which have been translated into fifteen languages.Read less

Aric Chen

M+ Museum, Design Miami
Aric Chen is a design and architecture curator and writer based in Shanghai, where he is Professor of Practice at the College of Design & Innovation at Tongji University.
In addition, Chen currently serves as Curatorial Director for the Design Miami/ and Design Miami/Basel fairs and as Curator-at-Large for M+, the new museum for visual culture under construction in Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District, where from 2012-2018 he was that institution's first Lead Curator for Design and Architecture.Read less

Liam Young

Speculative Architect and Director, Tomorrows Thoughts Today
Liam Young is a speculative architect and director who operates in the spaces between design, fiction and futures.
He is cofounder of Tomorrows Thoughts Today, an urban futures think tank, exploring the local and global implications of new technologies and Unknown Fields, a nomadic research studio that travels on expeditions to chronicle these emerging conditions as they occur on the ground.
His worldbuilding for the film and television industries has been acclaimed in both mainstream and architectural media, including the BBC, NBC, Wired, Guardian, Time Magazine and New Scientist, he is a BAFTA nominated producer and his work has been collected by institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum and MAAS in Sydney.
He has published several books including the recent Machine Landscapes: Architectures of the Post Anthropocene and has taught internationally at the Architectural Association, Princeton University and now runs the groundbreaking Masters in Fiction and Entertainment at Sci Arc in Los Angeles.
Liam's narrative approach sits between documentary and fiction as he focuses on projects that aim to reveal the invisible connections and systems that make the modern world work.
Liam now manages his time between exploring distant landscapes and visualising the future worlds he extrapolates from them.Read less

Karim Rashid

Kreator, Karim Rashid
Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation.
Over 4000 designs in production, over 300 awards and working in over 35 countries attest to Karim’s legend of design.
His award-winning designs include democratic objects such as the ubiquitous Garbo waste can and Oh Chair for Umbra, interiors such as the Morimoto restaurant, Philadelphia and Semiramis hotel, Athens.
Karim collaborated with clients to create democratic design for Method and Dirt Devil, furniture for Artemide and BoConcept, brand identity for Citibank and Hyundai, high tech products for LaCie and Samsung, and luxury goods for Veuve Clicquot and Swarovski, to name a few.
Karim’s work is featured in 20 permanent collections and he exhibits art in galleries worldwide.
Karim is a perennial winner of the Red Dot award, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design award, I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review, IDSA Industrial Design Excellence Award.Read less

Innovation & Business

Natsai Audrey Chieza

Founder & Director, Faber Futures
Natsai Audrey Chieza is Founder and Director of Faber Futures, an award-winning multidisciplinary design agency operating at the intersection of nature, technology, and society.
The London-based studio empowers industry and institutions with innovative design solutions and R&D for an impactful transition towards sustainable futures.
A background in Architectural Design and Material Futures, Chieza pioneered the design- driven application of microbial pigment dyes for textiles and has been awarded the Index Award 2019 for the chemical-free, water-saving biofabrication system she developed.
In her 2017 TED Talk, Chieza demonstrates how emerging biotechnologies converge with craft and interact with the contemporary realities of resource scarcity, climate change, and sustainable development.
With a highly influential practice in the contemporary design for ecology movement, Chieza has exhibited at prestigious institutions including at the Cooper Hewitt (US), Pompidou Centre (FR), Vitra Design Museum (DE), The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, The Victoria & Albert Museum (UK) and Science Gallery Dublin (IE).
An international speaker on emergent futures, Chieza is named on OkayAfrica’s "100 Women 2018" for her work in STEM, ICON Magazine's 2019 "ICON Design 100" list and It's Nice That's "Ones to Watch 2019".Read less

David Benjamin

Founder & Principal; Director, The Living; Columbia GSAPP Incubator
David Benjamin is Founding Principal of The Living and directs the GSAPP Incubator.
Benjamin’s work combines research and practice, and it involves exploring new ideas through prototyping.
Focusing on the intersection of biology, computation, and design, Benjamin has articulated three frameworks for harnessing living organisms for architecture: bio-processing, bio-sensing, and bio-manufacturing.
The Living has won many design prizes, including the Emerging Voices Award from the Architectural League, the New Practices Award from the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, the YounArchitects Program Award from the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1, and a Holcim Sustainability Award.
Recent projects include the Princeton Architecture Laboratory (a new building for research on next-generation design and construction technologies), Pier 35 EcoPark (a 200-foot-long floating pier in the East River that changes color according to water quality), and Hy-Fi (a branching tower for the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 made of a new type of biodegradable brick).Read less

Céline Semaan

Founder & Executive Director, Slow Factory Foundation
Céline Semaan-Vernon is a Lebanese-Canadian designer, writer, advocate and public speaker.
She is the founder of Slow Factory Foundation, a 501c3 public service organization working at the intersection of environmental and social justice, which produces a conference series promoting sustainability literacy called Study Hall, and the first science-driven incubator in fashion called One X One.
She is on the Council of Progressive International, became a Director's Fellow of MIT Media Lab in 2016, and served on the Board of Directors of AIGA NY, a nonprofit membership organization that helps cultivate the future of design in New York City from 2016-2017.Read less

Monica von Schmalensee

Senior Architect/MDA, White Arkitekter
Monica von Schmalensee is a senior partner and architect at White Arkitekter.
In her role as CEO of the company from 2010-2017 she established the practice internationally and doubled its size.
She continues to develop the practice in her current role as senior strategic advisor.
Monica was awarded Community Builder of Year 2016 by the organisation ‘Swedish professionals for the built environment’ and in 2017 she was named the second most powerful person in Swedish architecture and design by publication Tidskriften Rum.
Since 2017 she is one of the Mayor's Design Advocates, a collection of individuals who are called upon to support the Mayor of London and his staff in the delivery of the Good Growth by Design agenda, through advocacy, critique and research.
During 2018 Monica was appointed by the government as chairman of the "Sustainable Cities Council" and she was recently appointed new Chairman of the Board at the Form / Design Center.Read less

Emerging Voices

Tao Liu + Chunyan Cai

Founders & Principals, Atelier tao+c
Tao Liu and Chunyan Cai are the co-founders of atelier tao+c, an emerging architectural design studio based in Shanghai.
The office’s design experiments span from architecture, interior, products and teaching, paralleled with studio's continuous research on the restoration of old buildings and the domestic landscape in the living condition.
The studio has unique design approach to blur the boundaries between architecture and interiors, to allow the space to grow on its very own narrative.
During the past five years, the studio has received numerous highly-acclaimed design awards, including shortlisted in AR Emerging Architecture Awards 2020, Interior Project of the Year by Dezeen Awards and winners of Architizer A+ awards among many others.
Their project has been published worldwide.
The founders, Tao Liu and Chunyan Cai lecture internationally, for instance as a guest talker on the Harvard GSD lecture themed “ typology and imagination.”Read less

Pascale Sablan

FAIA, NOMA, LEED AP, Founder & Executive Director, Beyond the Built Environment
Pascale Sablan, FAIA, NOMA, LEED AP, With over 13 years of experience, she has been on the team for a variety of mixed-use, commercial, cultural & residential projects in the U.S. and globally.
Pascale is the 315th living African-American, female registered architect in the U.S. She is an activist architect who works to advance architecture for the betterment of society, bring visibility and voice to the issues concerning women and diverse designers.
She founded the Beyond the Built Environment organization positioned to uniquely address the inequitable disparities in architecture.
She was awarded the 2021 AIA Whitney M. Young. Jr Award for her advocacy efforts and ascended to the AIA College of Fellows, the youngest African American to reach that honor.
She also received Pratt Alumni Achievement Award, BD+C 40 Under 40; featured on the cover of the 09/2017 issue.
Pascale has given lectures at Colleges and Universities nationally; cultural institutions such as the United Nations and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.Read less

Fernanda Canales

Founding & Director, Fernanda Canales Arquitectura
Fernanda Canales holds a PhD in Architecture (ETSAM, Madrid), and a MA from the Universidad Politecnica de Cataluña (UPC, Barcelona).
She has been distinguished with several international awards, such as the Emerging Voices Award from The Architectural League of New York.
Author of books such as: Private Spaces; Shared Structures (Actar, 2020), Vivienda Colectiva en México (Gustavo Gili, 2017) and Architecture in Mexico 1900-2010: The Construction of Modernity (Arquine, 2013), she has been visiting faculty member at Yale School of Architecture and invited speaker at the Architectural Association School in London, Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, and Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture in New York.
Her work has been widely exhibited, among other venues, at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, the ifa-Gallery in Stuttgart, and the Venice Biennale of Architecture.Read less

Amanda Ferber

Founder, Architecture Hunter
Considered by Feedspot as the #1 among the top 125 architectural influencers in the world, the Brazilian architect Amanda Ferber is the founder of Architecture Hunter, one of the largest architecture pages on Instagram in the world, with almost 3 million followers.
In 2018, the architect appeared on the cover of the Italian magazine Beesness as “the architects’ influencer”, representing young women in the business world.
In 2019, at the age of 24, Amanda entered the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list.
During her academic life, Amanda worked at studioMK27, led by the renowned Marcio Kogan, as well as on important architecture platforms.
Besides being a jury member of different international architecture awards, and the ambassador of Morpholio, Amanda has traveled the world giving lectures on how to turn Instagram into a vital marketing tool for architects and designers.Read less

Index of Jury

Name Title, Company
Aaron Betsky Director, School of Architecture and Design, Virginia Tech
Aaron Koblin CTO, Within
Abby Hamlin Founder, Hamlin Ventures LLC
Adam Harvey Artist
Adam Reed Tucker Founder, Brickstructures, Inc
Adam Wilson Assistant Professor, School of Technology and Design, New York City College of Technology
Alan Cumming Performer
Alan Ricks Co-Founder, Mass Design Group
Alessandra Cianchetta Architect & Urban Designer, AWP Office for territorial reconfiguration
Alex Diehl CEO, KKLD
Alex Mustonen Co-Founder, Snarkitecture
Alf Naman Founder, Alf Naman Real Estate Advisors
Alison Brooks Principal & Creative Director, Alison Brooks Architects
Allan Chochinov Editor in Chief, Core77
Allan Wexler Founder, Allan Wexler Studio
Amale Andraos Principal, Work AC
Amanda Levete Principal, AL_A
Amir Korangy Publisher, The Real Deal
Andreas Dalsgaard Film Director
Andrew B. Cogan CEO, Knoll
Andrew Bernheimer Principal, Bernheimer Architecture
Andrew Blum Author
Andrew Carr Senior Project Architect, Brady Mallalieu
Andrew Shea 'Principal, Assistant Professor of Integrated Design' 'MANY Design, Parsons the New School for Design'
Andrew Zobler CEO, Sydell Group Ltd.
Andrew Zolli Executive Director, Poptech
Andrew Zuckerman Founder, Andrew Zuckerman Studio
Anja Kaehny Director of Communications and Cultural Spaces, Louis Vuitton
Anna Blinova Art Director, VIGO Industries
Annabelle Selldorf Principal, Selldorf Architects
Annalie Riches Founding Director, Mikhail Riches
Anne Fougeron Principal, Fougeron Architecture
Anne Rieselbach Program Director, The Architectural League NY
Annica Eklund Chief Creative Officer, BOLON
Anthony Townsend Senior Research Fellow, NYU Rudin Center for Transporation
Ari Grazi President, INDIEWALLS
Aric Chen M+ Museum, Design Miami
Arthur Rubinfeld Chief Creative Officer and President, Global Development and Evolution Fresh Retail, Starbucks Coffee Company
Attila Saghi Head of Development, Tibet Budapest Project,
Barry Bergdoll Curator, MOMA
Beatrice Galilee Curator of Architecture and Design The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ben Flanner Co-Founder/CEO, Brooklyn Grange
Ben Kaufman Founder, Quirky
Ben van Berkel Founder/Principal, Architect UNStudio
Benjamin Aranda Principal, Aranda/Lasch
Benjamin Prosky Assistant Dean for Communications Harvard Graduate School of Design
Bernhard Karpf Associate Partner, Richard Meier & Partners
Binke Lenhardt Partner and Co-Founder, Crossboundaries
Bjarke Ingels Architect, BIG
Bob Borson Founder; Architect, LifeofanArchitect.com; Malone Maxwell Borson Architects
Brad Feinknopf Architectural Photographer, feinknopf
Brandon Haw Brandon Haw Architecture
Brett Baba Principal, Graham Baba Architects
Brian Boylan Chairman, Wolff Olins
Bruno Gabbiani President. ALA
Cameron Sinclair Executive Director, Jolie Pitt Foundation
Carlo Ratti Director, Founding Partner MIT Senseable Cities Lab; Carlo Ratti Associati
Carlos Couturier Co-Founder, Grupo Habita
Carol Ross Barney Design Principal, Ross Barney Architects
Carolina Vaccaro Principal, Architect and Design Professor, Temple University
Caroline O'Donnell Principal, CODA
Carter Cleveland Founder, and CEO Artsy
Casey Caplowe Co-Founder, and Creative Director, GOOD
Casey Jones Deputy Director, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, U.S. Department of State
Cathy Lang Ho Principal, CLHoffice
Celine Semaan Founder & Executive Director, Slow Factory Foundation
Chad Oppenheim Principal, Oppenheim Architecture + Design LLP
Charles A. Birnbaum Founder, & President The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Charles Adler Co-Founder, Kickstarter
Charles Bessard Founding Partner, Powerhouse Company
Charles Renfro Principal, DS+R
Charlie Catlett Director, Urban Center for Computation and Data
Chee Pearlman Design Curator, TED Conferences
Cheryl S. Durst Executive Vice President and CEO, International Interior Design Association/IIDA
Chris Colborn EVP Chief Experience Officer, R/GA
Chris Precht Founding Partner, Penda
Christian Phillips Founder, Christian Phillips Photography
Christian Benimana Senior Principal & Managing Director, MASS Design Group; Director, African Design
Christoph Gantenbein Co-Founder, Christ & Gantenbein
Christopher Hawthorne Architecture Critic, The Los Angeles Times
Christopher Platt Head of Mackintosh School of Architecture, The Glasgow School of Art
Christopher Sharples Partner, SHoP Architects
Christopher Tepper Founder, NYC Aids Memorial
Ciel Hunter Creative Director, The Creators Project
Clement Blanchet Founding Principal, Professor ESA, Clément Blanchet Architecture
Cliff Kuang Director of Product Innovation, Fast Company
Craig Dykers Principal, Snohetta
Craig Robins CEO and President, Dacra
Craig Schwitter Principal, Buro Happold Consulting Engineers
Cynthia Rowley Founder, Cynthia Rowley
Dan Rubinstein Journalist
Dan Wood Principal, WORKac
Dana Cuff Director, cityLAB
Daniel Barasch Co-Founder, The Lowline
Daniel Kamp Founder, KAMP.studio
Daniel Kershaw Exhibition Design Manager, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Daniel Neo Moroka Board Chairman, Botswana Innovation Hub
Dave Eisenberg Founder, Floored
David A. Garcia Architect & Founder, MAP Architects
David Barry President & CEO, Ironstate Development, LLC
David Benjamin Principal, The Living
David Carson Designer, David Carson Design
David de Rothschild Adventurer/Environmentalist
David Lewis Principal, LTL Architects
David Rockwell Principal, David Rockwell Group
David van der Leer Executive Director, Van Alen Institute
David Von Spreckelsen President, Toll Brothers City Living in New York City
Deborah Berke Principal, Deborah Berke Partners
Devin Koelbl Associate, Kohn Pedersen
Dicky Lewis Director, White Red Architects
Dominic Leong Partner, Leong Leong
Dong Danshen Chairman and Principal Architect, The Architectural Design and Research Institute of Zhejiang University
Dong Hao Partner and Co-Founder, Crossboundaries
Dr. Angelika Taschen Publisher, Taschen Books
Dr. Jesse M. Keenan Associate Professor, Tulane School of Architecture
Dr. Mateo Kries Director, Vitra Design Museum
Dr. Richard Jackson Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA
Dror Benshetrit Principal, Dror
Eckart Maise Head of Design and R&D, Vitra
Eddie Opara Partner, Pentagram
Edwin Heathcote Architecture & Design Critic, The Financial Times
Elias Redstone Curator
Elisa Ours Vice President of Planning & Design, Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group
Elle Macpherson Model/Entrepreneur
Emanuel Christ Co-Founder, Christ & Gantenbein
Enrico Zanolla Founder, Enrico Zanolla Design Studios
Enrique Norten Principal & Founder, Ten Arquitectos
Eran Chen Founder & Executive Director, ODA
Eric Cesal Executive Director, Architecture for Humanity
Eric Ho Founder, miLES
Eric Owen Moss Principal, Eric Owen Moss Architects
Erla D Ingjaldsdóttir Principal, Minarc
Ethel Baraona Pohl Co-Founder, dpr-barcelona
Eva Franch i Gilabert Director, Storefront for Art and Architecture
Evan Orensten Founder, Cool Hunting
Evan Sharp Co-Founder, Pinterest
Evan Sharp Co-Founder, Pinterest
Fanhao Meng Co-Founder & Chief Architect - gad · line+ studio
Faris Al-Shathir Executive Director, and Co-Founder, BOFFO
Felix Burrichter Founder, PIN-UP
Fernanda Canales Founder & Director, Fernanda Canales Arquitectura
Fernando Romero Founder, fr-ee
Florian Idenburg Principal, SO-IL
Fred A. Bernstein Architecture Critic
Francine Houben Founder and Creative Director, Mecanoo Architecten
Fred Dust Partner, IDEO
Gary Elliott Founding Partner, Elliott Wood Structural and Civil Engineers
Gary Handel Partner, Handel Architects
Geoff Manaugh Author, BLDGBLOG
Geoffrey Makstutis Course Leader, Architecture: Spaces and Objects, Central Saint Martins/University of the Arts London
Giancarlo Mazzanti Architect, El Equipo Mazzanti
Giorgia Lupi Partner, Pentagram
Gisue Hariri Founder, & Principal, Design Director, Hariri & Hariri
Glen Cummings Partner, MTWTF
Gokhan Avcioglu PR Director, GAD Foundation
Graham Hill Founder, LifeEdited and TreeHugger
Greg Faulkner Principal, Faulkner Architects
Gregg Pasquarelli Principal, SHoP Architects
Gregory Tuck Director, Coach International Architecture Coach Inc.
Gunter Henn Chairman, Henn Architekten
Guy Raz Host, TED Radio Hour, NPR
Han Wen Qiang Associate Professor; Founder & Principal, School of Architecture of CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts); ARCHSTUDIO
Harry Macklowe Chairman, Macklowe Properties
Hashim Sarkis Dean, MIT School of Architecture and Planning
Heinz Richardson Director, Jestico + Whiles
Henry Urbach Director, The Glass House
Herve Descottes Founder, L'Observatoire International
Hilary Sample Principal, MOS Architects
Hubert Klumpner Dean, Architecture Department, ETH Zurich
Hugh Broughton Director, Hugh Broughton Architects
Hunter Tura President and CEO, Bruce Mau Design, Inc.
Ian Collings Co-Founder, Fort Standard
Ian Parker Contributor, The New Yorker
Ian Schrager Founder, and Chairman Ian Schrager Company
Iben Falconer Global Marketing & Business Development Leader, SOM
Ike Cheung Senior Workplace Strategist, Haworth
Iwan Baan Principal, Iwan Baan Photography
Jacob van Rijs Architect and Co-Founder, MVRDV
James Carpenter Founder, James Carpenter Design Associates Inc
James Corner Principal, James Corner Field Operations
James Harper Principal, BrookingHarper
James Ramsey Founder, RAAD
James Read Director of Master of Design, Design Innovation, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
James S. Russell Architecture Critic, Bloomberg
Jamie Gray Founder, Matter
Jane Chu Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts
Jared Della Valle President, Alloy Development
Jasmit Singh Rangr President and Founder, Rangr Studio
Jason Silva Filmmaker
Jay Cross President, Related Hudson Yards
Jean Dubuisson Senior Associate Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Jeanne Gang Principal and Founder, Studio Gang Architects
Jeff Kovel Founder and Design Director, skylab
Jeff Miller VP Product Design, Poppin
Jennifer Cutbill AIBC MRAIC, Local Practice Architecture+Design
Jeffrey Inaba Principal, Inaba Williams
Jessica Healy Secretary and Chair, Competitions Committee, Van Alen Institute
Jiang Jun Founding Editor in Chief, Urban China Magazine
Joan Blumenfeld Firmwide Interior Design Director, Perkins+Will
Joanna Kloppenburg Editor / Co-Founder, Adjustments Agency
Joe Gebbia Co-Founder & CPO, Airbnb
Joel Sanders Principal, Joel Sanders Architect
John A. Stuart Professor and Associate Dean for Cultural and Community Engagement, FIU College of Architecture + The Arts
John Cary Founder and Editor, PublicInterestDesign.org
John Cetra Co-Founder, CetraRuddy
John Edelman President and CEO, Design Within Reach
John Gendall Writer & Critic
John Gidding Founder, John Gidding Design Inc
John Maeda Design Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
John Varvatos Chairman / Founder / Designer, John Varvatos
Jon Wilde Writer, GQ
Jonathan D. Solomon Director, of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Jonathan Mallie Partner, SHoP Architects
Jonathan McDowell Director, Matter Architecture
Joseph Altuzarra Founder, Altuzarra
Joseph F. Coughlin Director, MIT, AgeLab
Joseph Grima Co-Founder, Space Caviar
Joseph Provenza Senior Associate, WSP
Josephine Minutillo Director of Merchandising, Fab.com
Josh Rubin Founder, Cool Hunting
Joshua Prince-Ramus Principal, REX
Juergen Mayer H. Founding Partner, J. Mayer H. and Partners
Julie Payette Partner, v2com newswire
Julien De Smedt Director and Founder, JDS Architects
Justin Davidson Architecture Critic, New York Magazine
Justin Fowler Founding Editor, Manifest: A Journal of American Architecture and Urbanism
Justin McGuirk Director, Strelka Press
Kai-Uwe Bergmann Architect, BIG
Kambiz Hemati Co-Founder, Love Observed Vision Explored
Karen Wong Deputy Director, New Museum
Karim Rashid Kreator, Karim Rashid
Kate Orff Partner, SCAPE Landscape Architecture
Kathy Scott Principal, Walker Warner Architects
Keith Krumwiede Dean of Architecture, California College of the Arts
Keely Colcleugh Director and Founder, Kilograph
Kelly Taxter Director, Parrish Art Museum
Kevin Alter Principal; Professor of Architecture, Alterstudio Architects; The University of Texas at Austin
Kim Herforth Nielsen Founder and Creative Director, 3XN Architects
Kristen Becker Co-founder and Partner, Mutuus Studio
Kristen Brittingham Partner, Studio 2X
Kristian Lars Ahlmark Partner, schmidt hammer lassen
Larry Silverstein Chairman, Silverstein Properties
Laura Kirar Founder, Laura Kirar Design
Lauren Turner Associate, Gehry Partners
Laurent Vernhes Founder, Tablet Hotels
Lawrence B. Kim Director; Professor, A+U Lab; Pusan National University
Professor Lesley Lokko Founder & Director, African Futures Institute
Liam Young Speculative Architect and Director, Tomorrows Thoughts Today
Lisa Phiilips Director, New Museum
Liz Diller Founding Principal, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Lloyd Alter Managing, Editor Treehugger
Lloyd Alter Managing Editor, Treehugger
Lockhart Steele Founder, Curbed
Logan Reynolds Associate Partner, Richard Meier and Associatess
Lynda Whittle Vice President of Marketing, Allsteel
Ma Yansong Founding Principal, MAD Architects
Maitland Jones Partner, Deborah Berke Partners
Marc Mimram Founding Director, Marc Mimram Architects and Engineers
Marc Tsurumaki Principal, LTL Architects
Marianne Goebl Managing Director, Artek
Marie Eklund Chief Executive Officer, BOLON
Marilyn Taylor Dean and Paley Professor, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania
Marion Weiss Founder, Weiss/Manfredi
Mark Dytham Founder, Klein Dytham Architecture
Mark Jarzombek Professor of the History and Theory of Architecture, MIT
Mark Robbins Executive Director, International Center of Photography
Martha Schwartz Principal, Martha Schwartz Partners
Mary Mattingly Artist
Mat Cash Partner, Heatherwick Studios
Matias Sendoa Echanove Co-Founder, Urbanology
Matthew Bannister Co-Founder, DBOX
Matthew O. Brimer Founder, General Assembly
Matthias Rudolph Climate Engineer, Transsolar
Max Wolff Chief Designer, Exteriors, Ford Asia Pacific Design
Maya Glavin Partner, Studio 2X
Michael Moran Principal, Michael Moran Photography
Michael Murphy Founding Partner / Executive Director, MASS Design Group
Michael Shvo President and CEO, SHVO
Michael Stern Founder, JDS Development Group
Michel Rojkind Founding Partner, Rojkind Arquitectos
Michelle Kaufmann Co-Founder, Flux
Mickey Conlon Real Estate Broker, Douglas Elliman
Mieko Kusano Senior Director, of Design Sonos
Miljenko Bernfest Principal, Bernfest Architecture
Mirko Zardini Director, The Canadian Centre for Architecture
Mitchell Joachim Co-Founder, Terreform ONE
Mohsen Mostafavi Dean, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
Monica Ponce de Leon Dean, School of Architecture, Princeton University
Monica von Schmalensee Senior Architect/MDA, White Arkitekter
Morgan Spurlock Documentary Filmmaker
Murat Soygenis Founding Partner and Principal, S+ ARCHITECTURE
Nadav Malin President, BuildingGreen, Inc.
Nader Tehrani Founding Principal; Dean of the School of Architecture, NADAAA; Cooper Union
Nancy Spector Chief Curator, Brooklyn Museum
Nancy Usrey Pursuit Strategy Director and Associate VP, HNTB Corporation
Natasha Jen Principal, Pentagram
Natsai Audrey Chieza Founder & Director, Faber Futures
Ned Cramer Editor in Chief, Hanley Wood
Neil Blumenthal Co-Founder and co-CEO, Warby Parker
Neil Vogel CEO, About.com
Neri Oxman Architect and Designer, MIT Media Lab
Nicholas Felton Founder, Feltron
Nick Denton Founder, Gawker Media
Nicola Formichetti Artistic Director, DIESEL
Nicolai Ouroussoff Former Architecture Critic, New York Times
Nikolai Fedak Founder and President, New York YIMBY
Olafur Eliasson Artist
Olivier Touraine Architect, Studio Touraine
Omer Kanipak Architectural Photographer, Kanipak Architectural Photography
Pablo Coppola Design Director, Bally
Pascale Sablan Founder & Executive Director, Beyond the Built Environment
Pat Kiernan Morning Anchor, NY1 News
Patrik Schumacher Principal, Zaha Hadid Architects
Paul Goldberger Architecture Critic and Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair
Paul J. Lewis Principal, LTL Architects
Paul Keskeys Architecture Writer
Paul Kelterborn Founder; Programs Manager NYC AIDS Memorial; Municipal Art Society
Peidong Zhu Co-Founder & Chief Architect - gad · line+ studio
Philip Jodidio Architecture Editor, Taschen
Philip Nobel Editorial Director, SHoP
Philippe Grohe Head of Axor Hansgrohe SE
Piera Gelardi Executive Creative Director & Co-Founder, Refinery29
Piers Fawkes Founder, and Editor-in-Chief PSFK
Piers Taylor Director, Invisible Studio
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Preston Scott Cohen Principal, Preston Scott Cohen
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Rafael Vinoly Principal, Vinoly
Rahul Srivastava Founder, Urbanology
Ralf Groene Creative Director, Microsoft
Randy J. Hunt VP Design Etsy
Randy Sabedra Founder, RS Lighting Design
Reed Kroloff Partner,Jones/Kroloff
Rem D Koolhaas Founder, United Nude
Renato Benedetti Director, Benedetti Architects
Richard Meier Managing Partner Richard Meier and Partners Architects
Richard Rodelo Associate, Woods Bagot
Robert Ivy Executive Vice President Chief Executive Officer, AIA
Robin Chase Founder, Zipcar
Roger Duffy Partner, Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill
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Roo Rogers Partner, fuseproject
Rory Hyde Curator of Contemporary Architecture & Urbanism V&A Museum
Rory McGowan Director, ARUP
Rosalie Genevro Executive Director, The Architectural League NY
Roy Kim Founder; Principal, Roy Kim Design; Eight Inc.
Rubén García Rubio Founder studioVRA; Assistant Professor, Tulane School of Architecture
Ryan Lintott Consultant, A Better Way To Do
Sabah Al Abbasi Chief Creative Consultant, The Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee
Salomon Frausto Head of Education, The Berlage Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design
Sam Jacob Principal, Sam Jacob Studio for Architecture and Design
Samuel Medina Executive Editor, The Architect's Newspaper
Sarah Ichioka Director, Desire Lines
Scott Burnham Urban Strategist, Reprogramming the City
Seth Weisman Founder, Weissman Equities
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Documentarian
Shaun Osher Founder, and CEO CORE
Sheila Kennedy Professor of the Practice of Architecture, MIT
Shelley Penn Former National President, Australian Institute of Architects
Shogo Kawata teamLab Architects
Shohei Shigamatsu Partner, OMA
Simon Goetz Partner, Milkshake Studios
Soon Woo Kwon Principal, Samoo Architects and Engineers
Sou Fujimoto Principal, Sou Fujimoto Architects
Spencer Bailey Co-Founder, The Slowdown
Stefano Boeri Principal, Stefano Boeri Architetti
Steve Trstenjak Principal, Regional Leader – Design, Woods Bagot
Steven Holl Principal, Steven Holl Architects
Susan Tatge VP, Media, Wray Ward
Sung Jang Product Designer, Sung Jang Laboratory
Susan S. Szenasy Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Metropolis Magazine
Susanne Seitinger PhD SLED Marketing Lead
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Tao Liu and Chunyan Cai Founders & Principals, atelier tao+c
Tatiana Vianaa de Barros Editor in Chief, Casa Ricca Expo
Teran Evans Global Brand Experience Design Director, PepsiCo
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Thom Mayne Design Director, Morphosis
Thomas Chung Associate Professor, School of Architecture The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Tim Kobe Founder, and Principal, Eight Inc.
Tim Sahuri Principal, SAHURI + partners architecture inc.
Tim Seldin President, The Montessori Foundation
Tom Darden Executive Director, Make It Right
Tom Duffy Associate Principal, Thornton Tomasetti
Thomas Healy Principal, Spark Modern Fires
Tom Postilio Real Estate Broker, Douglas Elliman
Tony Hsieh CEO, Zappos.com
Toshiko Mori Principal, Toshiko Mori Architect
Tristan Butterfield Global Creative Director, Kohler
Troy Conrad Therrien Curator, Architecture and Digital Initiatives, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Tryggvi Thorsteinsson Principal, Minarc
Victor Ermoli Dean, School of Design, SCAD
Vikram Chatwal Founder, Lifestyle Division of Debut Hotels Group
Vishaan Chakrabarti Founder, Practice for Architecture and Urbanism
Wendy Goodman Design Director, New York Magazine
Weston Walker Design Principal, Studio Gang Architects
William S. Ehrlich President, Milton L. Ehrlich Inc.
Winka Dubbeldam Assoc. AIA, Principal, Partner ARCHI-TECTONICS, NYC, LLC; Professor and Chair, Department of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania
Winy Maas Architect and Co-Founder, MVRDV
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Yew-Thong Leong Managing Director; Professor, SSG Architecture; Ryerson University
Yves Behar Founder, Fuseproject; CCO, Jawbone
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