Shortlist 2022

Architect of the Year

Christina Seilern

Senior Architect, Studio Seilern Architects

Studio Seilern Architects was set-up in 2006 by Christina Seilern. Her work regularly explores the theme of structural lightness. She explains that “light is to architecture as pulse is to music; the witness of time, the metaphor of life. The artistic life of the building is expressed through the way it produces and modulates its light...

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Rossana Hu

Founding Partner, Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

Rossana Ju-Shan Hu is regarded as one of the most significant female architects. She actively pushes the discipline beyond its preconceived boundaries of globalization and modernity, and urbanism and ruralism. Hu sets new standards through her distinguished design practice, deep commitment in education, and visionary community shaping....

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Elisabeth Rüthnick

Architect, SSP Rüthnick Architekten GmbH

Elisabeth Rüthnick started working as an architect after graduating in architecture from the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Bremen, Germany, in 1979. In May 1989, she founded the office Rüthnick Architekten in West Berlin. Since then, she and her partners have realized over a hundred building projects for public and private clients. Ove...

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Jenny Scherrer

Partner, Jaspers-Eyers Architects

Jenny Scherrer was born in Strasbourg, France, in 1980. She studied at the Ecole d'Architecture de Strasbourg and at the Saint Lucas School of Arts in Brussels. In addition to her Architect DPLG diploma, she pursued her studies with a Master in Modelling and simulation of Built spaces at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Since joining...

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Suchi Reddy

Reddymade

Originally from Chennai, India, Suchi Reddy is a New York-based architect and artist who believes in the power or space and emotion. The strong belief that good design, calibrated carefully to the human, positively influences wellbeing, creativity, and productivity informs all her projects from conception to details. She founded her pr...

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Contribution to Architecture Award

Kerstin Thompson

Principal, Kerstin Thompson Architects

Kerstin Thompson is Principal and Design Director of Kerstin Thompson Architects. Committed to design-based research and education, she is also Adjunct Professor at RMIT and Monash Universities. She plays an active role not only within the profession, but also in promoting quality design in the wider community through her role as Panel...

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Fokke Moerel

Partner, Architect, Director Studio Public, MVRDV

Partner, and Architect, Fokke Moerel (NL) was one of the first architects to join MVRDV in 1998. She now directs MVRDV’s Studio Public, a unit within the office that focuses primarily on projects that have a dedicated urban impact. These include public, and cultural buildings, as well as transformations of monumental buildings like Con...

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Hazel Rounding

shedkm

shedkm has its roots in socially responsive design. Hazel has been with the practice for 25 years since its inception, working on pioneering, award-winning projects which have transformed urban placemaking in the UK. Hazel has overseen shedkm's growth and opened its second London studio. She became MD in 2020, a natural evolution of...

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Sue Wang

International Design Director, Place Design Group

Sue Wang is Design Director of Place Design Group, overseeing the design operations across China, and leading the organisations International Investment team based in Queensland, Australia. Working closely with developers in Australia and across Asia, Sue has added her extensive design talents to projects across all regions. With ov...

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Emerging Architect of the Year

Olga McMurdo

Founding Director, MOST Architecture Ltd

Olga McMurdo set up MOST Architecture in 2017, having previously worked for OMA as a graduate in London on the Commonwealth Institute, and then Grimshaw Architects where she designed for public projects including the Oman Botanic Gardens and the TRX Pavilion in Kuala Lumpur. She enjoyed a successful academic career, including six years...

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Alda Capi

AÇA

Alda Çapi is an Albanian-American licensed Architect and founder of AÇA, an architecture and design practice working across borders, project types, and scales. AÇA’s work threads the needle between pragmatic, innovative, and poetic design. The studio is creative, agile, and dedicated. The work strives for design excellence through proj...

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Brenda Izen

MOST Architecture Ltd

Brenda Izen is the founding principal of Izen Architecture, an all-female firm based in Toronto, specializing in modern residential design that is bold, boundary pushing and highly individual. The foundation of her practice is based on the firm belief that a great home leads to a better life. Brenda oversees all phases of design from c...

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Innovation in Architecture Award

Nermine Zahran

Senior Associate & Sustainability Manager, Koichi Takada Architects

Nermine Zahran is a Senior Associate and Sustainability Manager at Koichi Takada Architects. She has worked on a range of architectural typologies internationally, from multi-residential developments, commercial offices, retail, government and educational projects. Zahran joined Koichi Takada Architects in 2020, when the practice ac...

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Amrita Mahindroo

Director, DROO - Da Costa Mahindroo Architects

Local to many cultures, Indian born/Australian raised Amrita Mahindroo’s formative years spanned several continents and influenced her way of understanding the built environment empathically through a diverse range of lenses. She founded DROO - Da Costa Mahindroo Architects with Michel Da Costa Goncalves, in London and Paris. Her exper...

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Natalie Telewiak

Principal, MGA | Michael Green Architecture

Natalie is a Principal at MGA | Michael Green Architecture, alongside founder and Principal Michael Green, leading a team of team of talented and experienced architects and designers who are bound by a shared drive to create meaningful projects that contribute to a better future for both people and planet. With an education in both a...

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Pioneering Award

Paola Moya

CEO & Founder, Moya Design Partners

Paola Moya is the founder and CEO of Moya Design Partners. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in architecture from the Catholic University of America. At age 30, she became a partner at DC-based Marshall Moya Design and worked on several key projects in the urban fabric of Washington DC, including the renovation of the hi...

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Jenna Knudsen

CO Architects

Jennifer Knudsen, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is a champion for equity and a pioneer in architectural practice, where she has empowered an inclusive style of collaborative and innovative team leadership that combines design, technology and project delivery to create sustainable and beautiful architecture. In 22 years of practice, 14 of them as ...

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Maliha Haque

LOM architecture and design

Maliha Haque is a British Bangladeshi architect and an associate at LOM architecture and design. Through her work and personal commitments, Maliha is championing a more inclusive, diverse and fairer industry. Enthusiastic, energetic and knowledgeable about architecture and interior design, she works closely with Universi...

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Vickie Alani, AIA

CBT Architects

Vickie Alani is a Principal at CBT with 30 years of experience in architecture and interior design for projects nationally and internationally. An expert in multi-family residential and hospitality design, Vickie approaches her work with the fluidity and interconnectivity with which people live today. Regarded for her forward-thinking ...

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Social Change Award

Heidi Creighton

Associate Principal, Buro Happold

An Associate Principal at Buro Happold, Heidi is a AIA Fellow, LEED Fellow, WELL Faculty member and Fitwel Ambassador, Heidi Creighton's work focuses on sustainability and wellness strategies for academic, healthcare, commercial and residential projects. She is seen as a global leader in matters of social change from sustainability to ...

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Jia you

Co-Founder, Principal Architect, Beyond Architecture

Jia You is one of the founders of Beyond Architecture (BA) China. She engaged in a broad range of projects including multi-story residence, high-rise residence, villa, office building, hotel in her early career. After founding BA in 2014, she devoted herself to rural housing development. Jia has found her passion in new Chinese rural...

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Mahsa Majidi

Persian Garden Studio

Hanna Boutique Hotel is one of the six iconic houses which was constructed in 1930 in Lolagar Alley. The building is one of the first Tehran examples of modernist, outward-looking architecture. The principle concept that highly effected the space planning and the overall restoration of the building was to identify and preserve every ex...

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Team of the Year

22 Bishopsgate Team

PLP Architecture

22 Bishopsgate stands as the tallest tower on the City of London skyline. Unusual for a project of this scale and location, many key roles in its creation were female-led. From defining the brief to realising its construction, the cross-disciplinary team of passionate professionals collaborated across different organisations, fields of...

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Housing for women, by women

546 W 13th Avenue, Vancouver

Non-profit organization Soroptimist International of Vancouver and developer Purpose Driven have partnered on this innovative housing redevelopment and brought GBL Architects on board to assemble a team that includes experienced female leads in 14 different disciplines. The team brings a gender-based approach to key areas of design ...

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IBI Group

Fifth in 2021’s WA100 survey, IBI Group is committed to creating a culture where everyone has an equal opportunity to grow, develop, succeed and be their truest self. We’ve introduced new cross-business initiatives to increase gender representation and diversity, including further targeted support for growing our existing Global Women’...

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The Chuan

Pernod Ricard

For over a thousand years Mount Emei has persisted as one of the most deeply spiritual places in China and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. The revered ground upon which our site sits has a rich history itself – through the centuries, this land was once an impressive monastery, the site of several historic battles, and a...

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Warwick Court Delivery Team

Fletcher Priest Architects

Associate Mari Samuelsen leads Fletcher Priest’s Warwick Court delivery team. The predominately female team includes Riddhi Parakh, Project package lead; Alexandra Antonescu, project architect; and Seetul Ghattaora, Egke Chint and Prakash Varsani who managed the interface between interior and architecture providing an integrated and co...

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Spotlight Award

Martha Tsigkari

Senior Partner, Design Systems Analyst, Foster + Partners

Martha Tsigkari is a Senior Partner, architect and Design Systems Analyst at Foster + Partners, with two decades of industry experience. Martha’s professional background spans the disciplines of architecture, engineering and computer science. During her time at the practice she has worked on hundreds of projects at a variety of scales ...

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Wenchian Shi

Partner, Urban Planner & Architect, Director Studio Asia, MVRDV

Partner, Architect and Urban Planner, Wenchian Shi (CH) is the driving force behind MVRDV’s Asia Studio. Shi joined MVRDV in 2004 and became a Project Leader in 2008 overseeing the office’s broad body of work in China, Taiwan, Korea and Singapore, and Partner in 2016. Before MVRDV, Wenchian worked at OMA, contributing to the design of ...

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Nicole Cullinan

Writer Photographer Architecture, A Poetic Point of View

Nicole has an established career in the architecture and arts industry in content creation, photography and writing. Her studio has the privilege of working with many prominent Australian creatives. She enjoys discovering what makes the architect or artists work unique, with a passion for place-making and the built environment. A numbe...

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Yasmin Rehmanjee

C.C. Sullivan

Yasmin Rehmanjee, PE, SE, LEED AP, is a noted structural engineer at Buro Happold, widely viewed as a preeminent global voices in innovative structural design. Her nearly two decades of experience in the building industry encompasses projects in the U.S., Middle East, and Asia, and in typologies as diverse as entertainment, commercial ...

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Interior Designer of the Year

Dr. Carol Bentel

Partner, Bentel & Bentel/ Chair of Interior Design, School of Visual Arts NYC

Dr. Carol Bentel FAIA, FIIDA, ASID, LEED AP, CID is Chair of School of Visual Arts NYC’s BFA Interior Design: Built Environments Department and is an architect/interior designer/partner at Bentel & Bentel Architects/Planners, Fulbright Scholar, American Academy Rome Prize Fellow, 2008 national Chair of the AIA Committee on Design, fell...

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Jane Maciver

Creative Director - ID, Buckley Gray Yeoman

Jane Maciver has designed award winning interior spaces for over 18 years, working internationally and across a commercial scope from revered luxury brands to boutique and independent projects. She is currently leading the design and development of the dedicated Interior Design studio at Buckley Gray Yeoman where her current project...

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Sarah Townson

Director, Anthology

Sarah Townson is an Australian interior designer and Director of Anthology, an all female design practice established to push and challenge the design quality and creativity of hospitality and residential projects. With design as her life purpose, Sarah created Anthology to provide a point of difference in the global market where bespo...

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Virginia Lung

Design Director, One Plus Partnership Limited

Virginia Lung is co-founder of One Plus Partnership & Pulse On Partnership. After she was graduated from University of Oregon with a Bachelor in Interior Architecture, she has been dedicated herself into interior design industry. After working as a interior designer in industry for several years, she decided to open up her interior des...

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Workplace of the Year

Anthology Australia Workplace

Anthology

Anthology is a female owned international design studio, established to be an employment leader in the industry for women whilst embracing a strong attitude to work-life balance. The practice has organically attracted an all female staff base, not by choice, but more by word of mouth that Anthology offers a fresh perspective on how to ...

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JTP

JTP is an award-winning international placemaking practice of architects and masterplanners with extensive experience of delivering successful projects throughout the UK, Europe and Russia. From our studios in London and Edinburgh, we undertake placemaking projects at every scale, from cities and towns, to neighbourhoods and streets, s...

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Architect of the Year

Francine Houben

Mecanoo

Francine Houben founded Mecanoo in 1984. She has since led the firm to success in The Netherlands and abroad, amassing a portfolio of work that is wide-ranging, inspired by global challenges and with a sustainable view on society.Mecanoo combines the disciplines of architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture and interior desig...

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Alison Brooks

Alison Brooks Architects

Alison Brooks is one of the leading architects of her generation. Her practice, Alison Brooks Architects (ABA), founded in 1996, is a ground-breaking, ethically driven practice internationally recognised for design excellence.Alison's ideas are developed through forensic research into the physical nature of a site and its cultural conn...

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Christina Seilern

Studio Seilern Architects

Christina Seilern established award-winning Studio Seilern Architects (SSA) in 2006, applying her unique style across a range of building typologies, geographies and scale, re-engaging in an approach that addresses the projects from careful consideration of the detail to the overall massing strategy, and tackling a range of projects fr...

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Guo Hongyu

Guangzhou University

Prof. Guo Hongyu, the leader of urban color planning and design in China, has devoted herself to the cause of urban color planning and design for nearly 18 years. She has created localized planning objectives, scientific design methods and operational implementation strategies, cultivated urban color professionals, made great contribut...

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Nadia Tromp

Ntsika Architects

Nadia Tromp is an internationally acclaimed South African architect best known for her work in social architecture and spatial transformation. In 2008 she founded Ntsika Architects, one a handful of female black-owned practices in the country.Tromp's particular interest is in the spatial fragmentation of South African cities and the ne...

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Silvia Kuhle

Standard Architecture

Silvia Kuhle is a licensed architect and founding principal of Standard, an architecture and interior design firm that creates luminous environments for international clientele in retail, hospitality, residential and cultural sectors. With the relaxed refinement equally at home in urban New York and coastal California, Standard's disti...

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Yingfan Zhang

Atelier Alter Architects

Yingfan Zhang, founder of Atelier Alter Architects, received her Bachelor of Architecture fromThe Cooper Union Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, her Master of Architecture in UrbanDesign form GSD Harvard University. She is a registered architect in the State of New York, amember of the American Institute of Architects, as well as...

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Emerging Architect of the Year

Eleonore Leclerc

Stantec

The material expression of Eleonore's design sensibility as an architect is rooted in the textural quality of the architecture of old Quebec City where she was born and raised. This appreciation for materials and the means by which they are joined found modern expression for Eleonore at the UBC School of Architecture. Her award-winning...

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Ivana Stanisic

JTP

Housing has always been the focus of my attention as the most important place in people's lives. It is an element of architecture where I feel the design can make the most difference. The building, as well as the place surrounding it, plays a huge part in the quality of life and well-being of the very people who go on to inhabit the sp...

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Janaya Hart

Elkus Manfredi Architects

As a talented young architect, Janaya Hart, AIA LEED AP BD+C, is driven by two goals - creating a more viable path to the field of architecture for young people of color and maximizing architecture's impact on sustainable development.At a time when black women represent only 0.4 percent of the 91,000 licensed architects, Janaya is comm...

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Contribution to Architecture Award

Carol Ross Barney

Ross Barney Architects

Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, HASLA has been in the vanguard of civic space design since founding Ross Barney Architects in 1981. With a career that spans nearly 50 years, Carol has made significant contributions to the built environment, the profession, and architectural education. From the early days in the United States Peace Corps plann...

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Anna Maria Indrio

Norroen As

Anna Maria Indrio is an Italian-Danish architect with more than 40 years of experience and a track record of internationally acclaimed cultural and educational projects. Initially trained in Rome, Anna Maria Indro embarked on an entrepreneurial journey, leading to establishing her own architectural practice in 1970 prior to her. Being ...

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Anica Landreneau

HOK

Anica Landreneau is leading the fight against climate change by raising the bar for sustainable design. As director of sustainable design at HOK, she oversees the development and implementation of sustainability strategies across the firm's global projects. Given the sheer volume and scale of HOK's work, these efforts have a direct pos...

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Ann M. Beha FAIA RAIC

Ann Beha Architects

Ann Beha FAIA RAIC's 40 years of practice has re-imagined landmark and existing buildings throughout the United States, renewing and expanding them for the next generation. Her design accomplishments extend to the redesign of Gropius US Embassy in Athens, Greece, and the US Embassy in Paris, France, both international landmarks, as wel...

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Elaine Molinar, NCARB, AIA, LEED AP

Snøhetta

When I first started out in architecture over 30 years ago, I found it very satisfying to bury myself in the day-to-day details of developing a project. I've always viewed all aspects of realizing work as having value; even tasks that may seem small or dull are significant. I think it's very important to understand and to communicate t...

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Fokke Moerel

MVRDV

Partner, and Architect, Fokke Moerel (NL) was one of the first architects to join MVRDV in 1998. She now directs MVRDV's Studio Public, a unit within the office that focuses primarily on projects that have a dedicated urban impact. These include public, and cultural buildings, as well as transformations of monumental buildings like Con...

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Gisue Hariri & Mojgan Hariri

Hariri & Hariri Architecture

Gisue Hariri & Mojgan Hariri are by Iranian-born Cornell-educated sisters and Co-Founders of Hariri & Hariri Architecture D.P.C., a New York City based multi-disciplinary architecture and design firm established in 1986. They grew up in a small town in the South of Iran, far in the desert near the oil fields. The desert became both dee...

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Helle Juul

Juul | Frost Architects

Helle Juul, Architect, Ph.D and Founding Partner of Juul|Frost Architects is a consultant for many of the largest educational institutions and Scandinavian cities in the fields of strategic urban development, urban spaces and campus development.Helle Juul has more than 35 years of experience from her practice and as research and intern...

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Pioneering Award

Nadia Tromp

Ntsika Architects

Nadia Tromp is a South African architect best known for her work in social architecture and spatial transformation. In 2008 she founded Ntsika Architects, one of the few black-owned female practices in the country.Tromp served as the President of the Gauteng Institute for Architecture (GIfA), a region of the South African Institute of ...

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Pascale Sablan

Beyond The Built Environment

Pascale Sablan, FAIA, NOMA, LEED AP, Architect-Advocate is an Associate at Adjaye Associates, with over 14 years of experience, has been on the team for a variety of mixed-use, commercial, cultural & residential projects in the U.S., Saudi Arabia, India, Azerbaijan, Japan, & UAE. Pascale is the 315th living African American female arch...

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Walters & Cohen Architects

Cindy Walters and Michál Cohen started Walters & Cohen Architects in 1994 and have been pioneering female talent – including their own – ever since.The practice has always been diverse and inclusive. Cindy and Michál left apartheid South Africa for the relative peace and inclusivity of the UK and have welcomed talented staff from all o...

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Yiselle Santos Rivera

HKS

Yiselle Santos Rivera, AIA, NOMA, is a tireless champion for a more inclusive workplace, community, and profession. Her work demonstrates the importance of planning and designing through the lens of social responsibility, justice, equity, diversity and belonging.Yiselle was drawn to design as a young girl in her native San Juan, Puerto...

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Innovation in Architecture Award

Sanne van der Burgh

MVRDV

Senior Associate and Architect, Sanne van der Burgh (NL), leads multiple teams in MVRDV's Studio EMEA, realizing projects of various scales, phases, and across several countries. Having played an integral role in high profile MVRDV projects including the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Depot, -one of the world's first publically accessib...

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Susan Jones

atelierjones

Susan Jones investigates, researches, advocates alternative premises in architecture to advance new lower carbon material systems by designing and building mass timber prototypes at multiple scales. Her design leadership is girded by multiple international collaborations to create change at scale and insure rigor on multiple levels, fr...

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Beatriz Olalla

IDOM

Beatriz is an architect and has been developing her professional career in IDOM for over 20 years. She is now a partner of IDOM and the mother of 3 children. She happily reconciles her family life and her passion for architecture. She has collaborated in large-scale projects, such as the Warner Bros Madrid Theme Park, the interior desi...

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Co Govers

ZEST architecture

Dutch architect Co Govers trained at the Technical University of Delft and is the founder of ZEST architecture in Barcelona, known internationally for their elegant sustainable architecture. Co changed career in 1997 after a short but successful career in publishing, and studied architecture as a mature student, while raising her two k...

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Guo Dan

Lacime Architects

I have been engaged in architectural design for nearly 17 years. In recent years, I am in charge of the detailed design field, focusing on building nodes, structure selection, curtain wall design, material selection and construction control. Together with my team, I have achieved a number of technical breakthroughs. Studying material c...

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Guo Hongyu

Guangzhou University

Prof. Guo Hongyu, the leader of urban color planning and design in China, has devoted herself to the cause of urban color planning and design for nearly 18 years. She has created localized planning objectives, scientific design methods and operational implementation strategies, cultivated urban color professionals, made great contribut...

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Lisa Gelfand, FAIA, LEED AP

Gelfand Partners Architects

Lisa Gelfand earned her Master of Architecture from Yale University, and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Lisa's career demonstrates an ongoing commitment to expanding the boundaries of sustainability, equity, and community-centered design. She has spearheaded hundreds of projects that transformed housing, schools, ...

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Shaohua Di

PRAXiS d' ARCHITECTURE

Founded in 2009, PRAXiS d' ARCHITECTURE is actively engaged in a broad range of projects of various scales. Our design begins with identification and analysis of cultural and physical context of the site and drawing inspirations from it. Then a theme of design is to be acquired. This theme will be tangibly represented through the devic...

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Social Change Champion Award

Fernanda Oppermann

MUTUO

Our work at Mutuo is as much about empathy as it is about space.Fernanda is an immigrant from Brazil to the United States. Jose, her business partner, is also an immigrant, from Mexico. Being an immigrant offers the invaluable gift of seeing the world through a new lens. The uncomfortable and exciting journey of discovering your way in...

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Noor Marji

Noor Marji is a multi-award winning architect from Amman, Jordan. Graduated first in Major with a BSc in Architecture from the German Jordanian University in 2016, and has received multiple international and regional awards for various architectural works, as well as nominated for women architects of outstanding achievement in the arch...

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Shankari Raj

Nudge Group

Shankari Raj, known as Shanks is a highly experienced, creative team leader. She has been on the board of the British Architectural Trust Board (BATB) for the RIBA for over 5 years. She founded Nudge to challenge traditional approaches to architecture head-on, focusing on community led, sustainable design processes. She is a visiting l...

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Architectural Student of the Year

Jess Phillips

Johnson Naylor

I often think I should have pursued my first dream of being a historian as opposed to a designer. I marched forward with the latter due to my belief that my writing skills were well below par and I found it easiest to articulate myself through drawing than words. However over my 6 years of architectural education I have slowly comprehe...

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Annemie Vermeulen

2AD Space Architects

My interconnected worldview flows from the 1960s change in perspective, initiated by Jane Jacobs book The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961) and Rachel Carson's Silent Spring (1962). These women's views were radical in opposing the dominant Industrial worldview of the 1960's. Their individual views stem from a long developi...

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Team of the Year

MoMA Renovation and Expansion Team

Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Gensler and MoMA

-Elizabeth Diller, Partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro-Madeline Burke-Vigeland, FAIA, LEED AP, NCARB, Principal, Gensler-Jean Savitsky, Director, Real Estate and Construction, The Museum of Modern ArtElizabeth Diller is a partner of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, an interdisciplinary design firm responsible for two of the largest architecture...

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The Port of Montreal’s Grand Quai women’s team

Provencher_Roy

An exclusively female team behind the port of Montreal's Grand Quai.The Port of Montréal’s Grand Quai site and Cruise Terminal rehabilitation project was led by a unique team of close-knit women collaborating across different organizations and backgrounds. Listed below the corpus, the group was made up of passionate professionals aged ...

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80 Collins Street

Woods Bagot

Led by Woods Bagot senior associate Marija Cakarun, Woods Bagot’s 80 Collins project delivery Team comprised – over time – of Peter Miglis, Hazel Porter, Lyndon Wade, Sebastian Hecker, Frank Rog, Damian Camplin, Kok Leong Ho, Kyle Machin, Naz Mofakhami, Anamaria Arnautu, Blair Parkinson, Sue Fenton as well as Bronwyn McColl, Sarah Ales...

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Atelier Alter Architects

Since the inception in 2009, Atelier Alter Architects has won numerous accolades, including A+ Award, AIA Design Award, the Plan Award, WAN/WIN award, FX International Design Design Award, BOY Award, AZ Award etc. Noted for creating projects through critical analysis of the site, the works of Atelier Alter Architects strives for transf...

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Campo Architects

John T. Campo & Associates (Campo Architects)

Campo had a powerful team of female leadership for the Plant Riverside District project. Studio Director Miriam Salas, AIA, LEED AP spearheaded the early design efforts of a multi-disciplinary team and shaped the project in its infancy. Miriam has brought a lot to the firm since joining in 2003, but she also takes great pleasure in sha...

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VeloCity

VeoCity Placemaking team

VeloCity is a strategic vision that solves some of the most critical issues facing the countryside today developed by an expert team of placemakers. Winner of the 2017 National Infrastructure Commission's ideas competition which sought inspirational visions for Oxford-Cambridge corridor, the VeloCity team have since spoken widely to go...

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Walters & Cohen Architects

In 2014 Walters & Cohen won an invited competition to design a new building for NewnhamCollege, Cambridge. Our team was led by Cindy Walters, who founded the practice withMichál Cohen in 1994. Having completed day nurseries, primary and secondary schools,taking on a Higher Education project was a natural segue. Newnham had no agenda in...

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Unsung Hero Award

Shanshan Qi

STUDIO QI ARCHITECTS

For Shanshan Qi, ‘architecture is a way of thinking’ and a media linking the world to its inhabitants. She creates a succession of buildings, located at the far frontiers of China, combining indigenous features and materials with subtle geometries that respect and reinvigorate the built context. Her architecture offers people varied sp...

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Shirin Brückner

ATELIER BRÜCKNER

Shirin Brückner is a woman of action. Her motto is “making the impossible possible”. Shirin co-founded ATELIER BRÜCKNER in 1997 and as Managing Director has developed the Stuttgart-based design practice from a two-person office to a global undertaking, to one of the leading designers in the field of scenography worldwide. ATELIER BRÜCK...

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Jennifer Graham

Perkins&Will

Leader, mentor, collaborator, connector. These are the words used to describe Jennifer Graham, a project manager who has delivered multiple award-winning, high-profile projects over her 30+ year career.Those who work with Jennifer know that it’s not just the value she brings to the project, it’s what she gives to people during the proc...

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Nathalie Rozencwajg

NAME architecture

Nathalie Rozencwajg set up NAME architecture in 2018 and was previously a founding director of RARE (from 2006 to 2018). Working internationally across the cultural, residential, retail and hospitality sectors Nathalie’s approach is highly contextual, maximising the design potential of both buildings and interiors.She is passionate abo...

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Jan Norman

23+GS/318

Having studied at Strathclyde University and then the Bartlett School of Architecture I joined 23+GS/318 in 1998, working with directors, Stuart Robertson and Guy Stansfeld. As the company has grown and projects have become larger and more complex, so too has my experience, responsibility and ability.The majority of the work we do is r...

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Sally Mackereth

Studio Mackereth

Sally Mackereth, who founded Studio Mackereth in 2013, has spent the past 25 years exploring how architecture and design can positively impact our lives and environment, recalling the rich narrative of the past, whilst also embracing the future.As a graduate of the Architectural Association, she co-founded Wells Mackereth in 1995 and h...

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Wenchian Shi

MVRDV

Partner, Architect and Urban Planner, Wenchian Shi (CH) is the driving force behind MVRDV’s Asia Studio. Shi joined MVRDV in 2004, and after four years of demonstrated successes, she became a Project Leader overseeing the office’s broad body of work in China, Taiwan, Korea and Singapore, and in 2016, Partner. Prior to joining MVRDV in ...

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Yingfan Zhang

Atelier Alter Architects

Yingfan Zhang, founder of Atelier Alter Architects, received her Bachelor of Architecture from The Cooper Union Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, her Master of Architecture in Urban Design form GSD Harvard University. She is a registered architect in the State of New York, a member of the American Institute of Architects, as well...

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