Professor of Architecture at Drury University in Springfield
Maurizio Sabini received his professional degree in architecture in 1981 from the Istituto Universitario di Architettura of Venice and a post-professional Master of Architecture degree in 1982. He is currently a professor at Hammons School of Architecture, Dury University.
Co-founder at Miralles Tagliabue EMBT,
Jury member of the Pritzker Prize 2018
Benedetta Tagliabue studied architecture at the Istituto di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV) and currently acts as director of the international architecture firm Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, founded in collaboration with Enric Miralles in Barcelona in 1994 and, since 2010, in Shanghai. Her studio works in the fields of architecture, design of public spaces, rehabilitation, interior and industrial design.
Founding Principal at NADAAA, Dean at Cooper Union’s Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture.
Working on interdisciplinary platforms, Nader Tehrani’s research has been focused on the transformation of the building industry, innovative material applications, and the development of new means and methods of construction– as exemplified in his work with digital fabrication. As the founding principal of Office dA, Tehrani’s work received many prestigious awards, among which included the Cooper-Hewitt national design award in architecture, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award, and Seventeen Progressive Architecture Awards.
CO-FOUNDER AT ROCCO DESIGN ARCHITECTS, HONORARY
PROFESSOR AT CUHK’S SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
Rocco Yim founded his own practice in 1979, and was one of the co-founders of Rocco Design Partners in 1982. The firm has received many local and international awards and citations for design excellence since its inception and has won its first international competition in 1983. Under his stewardship in design, the firm has grown significantly over the years both in size and reputation. Rocco has been actively involved in dialogues with the cultural and architectural communities both local and overseas. His emphasis on design excellence and social responsibility has become very much the firm’s aspiration for the future.
Founder at Archi-Tectonics, Miller Professor
and Chair of Architecture at Penndesign
Winka Dubbeldam is principal and founder of Archi-Tectonics. She serves as professor and chair of the Department of Architecture at PennDesign in Philadelphia. Winka has also previously taught at Columbia University, Harvard University and Cornell University. The work of Winka and Archi-Tectonics has been featured in countless publications including three monographs.
Curator at The Heinz Architectural Center
at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh
Raymund Ryan, originally from Ireland, is an architect and writer, who looks at the city as both an insider and outsider, bringing the international design scene into regional dialogue.