Jury

The jury is made up of international architects. The members reflects the international nature of the competition.

 

NICOLA LEONARDI DALL’OCCA DELL’ORSO (EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, THE PLAN, ITALY)
 

He launched architecture magazine THE PLAN in 2001. In 2008, he created THE PLAN - URBAN DEVELOPMENT and signed a contract with publishing house THAMES & HUDSON for the international publication of a series of volumes dedicated to architecture. In 2010, he set up an international forum on architecture: PERSPECTIVE EUROPE. He has also given several lectures in approximately twenty towns in Italy and was a jury member for several competitions including THE WORLD ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL, ENERGY PERFORMANCE + ARCHITECTURE AWARD and LEADING EUROPEAN ARCHITECTS FORUM AWARD.

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ANTOINE BUISSERET (ARCHITECT, GROUPE-6 STUDIO, FRANCE)
  After starting his career in London with NICOLAS GRIMSHAW & PARTNERS and subsequently
ARCHITECTURE-STUDIO, he joined GROUPE-6 studio in 2002. He became an associate in
2008, and was appointed managing director in 2014. He received the Jury’s Special
Prize for the SENIOR CITIZEN CENTRE in Helsinki (2008) and the Hospital Built Award for
the ROYAL MATERNITY (2011). In 2015, he won the private competition for a project to
build a tower in Bahrain, which will house the JW MARIOTT HOTEL. A member of AFEX, he
is currently working on the Mixed Use CASANOVA BUILDING AND THE CHARTRES ARENA, and
has submitted a project for the restructuring of the LARIBOISIÈRE Hospital Complex in
Paris.

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DAN CORNELIUS (ARCHITECT, CORNELIUS + VÖGE STUDIO, DENMARK)
  In 2006, he founded the CORNELIUS + VÖGE studio, in collaboration with architect
NANNA VÖGE. Both are committed to sustainable architecture. He received numerous
awards and won several national and international competitions, in particular the
HATLEHOL Church and Cultural CENTRE in Norway and the NORTH ATLANTIC HOUSE in
ODENSE, DENMARK. DAN CORNELIUS also lectures on a part-time basis at the Aarhus
School of Architecture, the Royal Academy School of Architecture in Copenhagen and
the School of Design in Kolding.

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BERNARD DECLERCK (ARCHITECT, DECLERCK - DAELS ARCHITECTEN STUDIO, BELGIUM)
  In 1995, he joined the REICHEN & ROBERT firm for a year, before working as a designer
for VK STUDIO until 2002. He subsequently worked with various firms until 2007, when
he launched the DECLERCK DAELS ARCHITECTEN STUDIO. He also works as a freelance
designer for DUGARDYN ARCHITECTEN in Bruges, and is a member of the urban planning
commission in Roeselare.

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GONTRAN DUFOUR (ARCHITECT, VS-A STUDIO, FRANCE)
  In 2002, he became an associate at the VAN SANTEN & ASSOCIATES architecture firm, and was subsequently appointed co-manager of the firm under its new name, VS-A, in 2008. The Confluences Museum in Lyon features among his many references. In parallel, GONTRAN DUFOUR is a part-time lecturer at the Lille school of architecture, and speaks at conferences in Europe and Asia.

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JEAN-BAPTISTE PIETRI (ARCHITECT, PIETRIARCHITECTES STUDIO, FRANCE)
  Created in 2001 by J.B. Pietri, a graduate of the Paris-Belleville Architecture School, PietriArchitectes studio now has a staff of fifteen. It works on projects all over France, mainly in the Paris region and in the South East of France. Its work focuses on housing and its evolution, as well as on high-rise housing, hotels and facilities. It has a contemporary architecture approach that focuses on contextual harmony, subtle modernity and breaks away from the radicalism of modernism.

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HEINZ RICHARDSON (ARCHITECT, JESTICO + WHILES STUDIO, UNITED KINGDOM)
  HEINZ RICHARDSON is director at JESTICO + WHILES, an architecture studio that has received over a hundred national and international awards. He is a passionate believer in the use of natural resources to create sustainable and socially responsible architecture. A former member of the RIBA SUSTAINABLE FUTURES COMMITTEE, he was also a member of the CIVIC TRUST AWARDS jury. He has given several lectures in Europe and was examiner at Sheffield Hallam University and South Bank University in London. He is a member of the ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS and the SOCIETY FOR BRITISH INTERIOR DESIGN.

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CARLOS SANTI MERAYO (ARCHITECT, E. BARDAJI ARQUITECTURA S.L.P STUDIO, SPAIN)
  In 1989, he and architect ENRIQUE BARDAJÍ ÁLVAREZ became associates and created E. BARDAJÍ ARQUITECTURA S.L.P. Studio. Among many prizes received, he was highlighted in the magazine NAN for best renovation with the MAKRO building (2014) and the ASPRIMA Award for the energy efficiency upgrading of the EL CORTE INGLES building in Goya (2013). In 2012, he became a member of the OFFICIAL COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTS OF MADRID (COAM).

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SUZANNE SCHAMP (ARCHITECT, AGENCE SCHAMP & SCHMALÖER, GERMANY)
  In 1992, she created her studio with RICHARD SCHMALÖER. Their studio won the BDA Award for the design of five railway stations linking Dortmund city centre with the suburb of Eving (1995), and the ARCHIZINC TROPHY AWARD in the Public Building category for the university library in Wuppertal, Germany (2014). She teaches in architecture schools and is active with several architects’ associations. Since 2012, she has been chairperson of the Advosry Council on architecture for the towns of Arnsberg and Ahlen, near Dortmund.

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STEPHEN TEEPLE (ARCHITECT, TEEPLE ARCHITECTS STUDIO, CANADA)
  In 1989, after graduating, he founded his studio: TEEPLE ARCHITECTS. He became a member of the ROYAL INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE of Canada (1998) and was made a member of the ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS (2006). Among his prizewinning projects, the STEPHEN HAWKING CENTRE received three different awards: finalist of the AZ AWARD, SPECIAL Mention at the ARCHITIZER A+ AWARDS and the OAA AWARD OF DESIGN EXCELLENCE. He has also spoken at conferences and given several classes in the universities of Toronto, Ryerson, Carleton and Waterloo. In 2008, he received the Queen’s Daimond Jubilee medal for his exceptional contribution to Canadian culture and service to the Royal Academy of Arts.

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