Jury

The entry process for the WAN Awards is your opportunity to gain global recognition and exposure for your newly completed or concept schemes. Judges will draw upon their experience in the relevant sector to assess your project across a range of factors; Context, Originality, Innovation, Form, Function, Sustainability and Detail. This assessment will determine those entries that form our shortlist.  

Meet The Judges

Alex Kibble

Alex KibbleManaging Director, TKD Architects

For over 30 years, Alex has contributed to the design of significant public and educational projects in Sydney and Hong Kong. ...

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Amir Kripper

Amir KripperPrincipal, Kripper Studio

Amir Kripper is Founding Principal of Kripper Studio. Born in Brazil, raised and educated in Uruguay and the United States,...

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Andrew Nishiyama Taylor

Andrew Nishiyama TaylorPartner, Make

Andrew joined Make in 2012 and has since worked on a variety of residential and commercial projects in London and Mumbai. During h...

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Angela Dapper

Angela DapperPrincipal, Grimshaw

Angela is a Principal in the London office of Grimshaw Architects leading Hotel and Commercial strategy and projects; and has been...

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Bernard Gomez

Bernard GomezChartered Architect, BGJF Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd

Architect Bernard Gomez, F.I.A. (SL), qualified with a Master's Degree in Architecture from the Faculty of Architectur...

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Changhak Choi

Changhak ChoiPrincipal/ Leading Designer, H Architecture

Changhak Choi is an architect and independent curator based in New York and Seoul. He is a principal and leading designer at H Arc...

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Chris Williamson

Chris WilliamsonArchitect, Weston Williamson

Chris founded Weston Williamson and Partners in 1985 and has helped develop the practice into a global design practice with studio...

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Christopher Castle

Christopher CastleManaging Director / Architect, EPR Architects

Chris has extensive experience designing and delivering large developments of all typologies and is responsible for many sustainab...

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Donncha	O Shea

Donncha O SheaPartner, Gustafson Porter + Bowman

Donncha O Shea is a Partner at Gustafson Porter + Bowman, an award-winning landscape architecture practice. His completed proj...

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Elaine Toogood

Elaine ToogoodHead of Architecture, The Concrete Centre

Elaine is Head of Architecture at The Concrete Centre and has been a qualified architect for nearly 25 years. She provides archite...

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Eva Jiricna

Eva JiricnaPrincipal, AI DESIGN

Eva is a Czech born architect based in London. She studied engineering and architecture until 1962, gaining an MA at the Pragu...

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Femi Oresanya

Femi OresanyaPrincipal, H O K

Femi has over 25 years of architectural experience in the Public & Institutional (P + I), Corporate, Commercial, High ...

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Fermín Vázquez

Fermín VázquezArchitect and Founding Partner, b720 Architecture

Fermín Vázquez leads b720 Arquitectos , the Spanish firm he founded with Ana Bassat in 1997. The studio, that operates i...

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Fernanda Canales

Fernanda CanalesArchitect, Fernanda Canales

Fernanda Canales holds a PhD in Architecture (ETSAM, Madrid), and has been distinguished with several international awards...

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Fernando Romero

Fernando RomeroFounder / C.E.O, FR-EE Fernando Romero EnterprisE

FR-EE is a global architecture and industrial design firm founded by Fernando Romero with offices in New York (industrial design o...

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Haobo Wei

Haobo WeiLead Architect, West-line Studio

Haobo Wei is lead architect and founding partner of West-line Studio, honorary professor at Tiangong University, postg...

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Harbinder Birdi

Harbinder BirdiPartner, HawkinsBrown

Harbinder is a RIBA chartered Architect and Senior Partner at HawkinsBrown, one of the leading architectural practices in the ...

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Heinz Richardson

Heinz RichardsonPrincipal, Jestico + Whiles

Heinz has been a Director at Jestico + Whiles for 25 years. He has been instrumental in building up the size and international rep...

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Ian Bogle

Ian BogleFounder, Bogle Architects

Ian studied architecture and urban design at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art, after which he ...

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Ian Brewster

Ian BrewsterDirector, Brewster Hjorth Architects

Ian Brewster is the founder and Design Director of Brewster Hjorth Architects. His practice is dedicated to increasing the daily j...

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Jacqueline Beckingham

Jacqueline BeckinghamGlobal Creative Director, Benoy

Jacqueline Beckingham AIA is a Director at Benoy, an award winning international architecture and design practice. Based in th...

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Jade Chau

Jade ChauAssociate, Bennetts Associates

Jade has a wealth of experience working on the refurbishment of existing buildings; designing cultural and mixed-use regeneration ...

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Jane Duncan

Jane DuncanArchitect, Jane Duncan Architects & Interiors

Jane set up Jane Duncan Architects & Interiors Ltd in Little Chalfont, Bucks, UK in 1992. The Award winning practice speci...

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Jose Herrasti

Jose HerrastiPrincipal, MUTUO

Jose is principal at M u t u o, an architecture studio established in Los Angeles in 2014. Jose graduated with a bachelor degr...

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Karen Haller

Karen HallerApplied Colour Psychology Consultant, Karen Haller Colour & Designs

Karen Haller is a global authority in the field of Applied Colour & Design Psychology furthering the philosophy and practical appl...

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Laura Kinnaird

Laura KinnairdAssociate, Reiach and Hall Architects

Laura has worked on a number of Reiach and Hall's award-winning projects across the cultural, educational, residential...

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Maggie Mulan

Maggie MulanPrincipal, Maggie Mullan Architects Ltd

Principal of Maggie Mullan Architects Ltd. Panel member Places Matter, freelance Architects Journal, founder member Profes...

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Mahsa Majidi

Mahsa MajidiPrincipal Architect and Founder of Persian Garden Studio

Born in Tehran, Mahsa Majidi graduated from Science and Research with a PhD degree in architecture. After gaining her professi...

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Maria Nesdale

Maria NesdalePrincipal, Gensler

Maria Nesdale, ARB, RIBA, LEED® BD+C Principal Maria guides teams in designing enhanced learning environments and ...

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Melkan Gürsel

Melkan GürselPartner, Tabanlioglu architects

Melkan Gürsel is a partner at Istanbul architecture practice Tabanlioglu Architects. Gürsel studied for her Master of Architec...

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Misak Terzibasiyan

Misak TerzibasiyanPrincipal architect, UArchitects

Misak Terzibasiyan The founder and owner of UArchitects, Misak Terzibasiyan, is personally and professionally focusing on...

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Mphethi Morojele

Mphethi MorojeleDirector, MMA Design Studio

Mphethi Morojele is founder of MMA Design Studio, an award-winning firm based in Johannesburg. Apart from practice he also tea...

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Prof. Dr. Song Yehao

Prof. Dr. Song YehaoProfessor, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University; Founder & Principal of SUP Atelier

Prof. Dr. Song Yehao is an architect, researcher and educator. He is the co-founder and principal of SUP Atelier, the dire...

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Samantha Josaphat

Samantha JosaphatPrincipal, Architect, STUDIO 397 Architecture

Samantha Josaphat is an Architect and the founder of Studio 397 Architecture, where she leads the Architecture and Design proj...

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Sarah Williams

Sarah WilliamsDirector, S Williams Architects

Sarah Williams of S Williams Architects is a strategic RIBA Client Advisor and architect, working with private developers and ...

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Satwinder Samra

Satwinder SamraDirector Collaborative Practice, Sheffield University School of Architecture

Satwinder Samra is an award winning architect and educator. After graduating with a first class honours and distinction from Sheff...

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Shaohua Di

Shaohua DiPrincipal Architect, PRAXiS d'ARCHITECTURE

Shaohua Di is the founding principal in PRAXiS d'ARCHITECTURE. She graduated from Tianjin University with a B.Arch and Mas...

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Sofia Hagen

Sofia HagenCreative Director, Hagen Studios

Sofia Hagen is founder and creative director at HAGEN, a London-based collaborative practice focusing on bespoke lighting and ...

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Stephanie Edwards

Stephanie EdwardsCo founding Director, Urban Symbiotics

Stephanie Edwards is an Architect, Urbanist and Cofounder of Urban Symbiotics - an insight and research led multi-disciplinary...

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Stephen Jones

Stephen JonesDirector, Woods Bagot

Stephen Jones is a Director for a global architecture practice Woods Bagot. He has been instrumental in driving significant growth...

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Tara Gbolade

Tara GboladeDirector, GDS | Architects

RIBAJ Rising Star winner Tara Gbolade is co-founder of award-winning Gbolade Design Studio. Her practice specialises in residentia...

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Tony Chapman

Tony ChapmanWriter, film maker and consultant, former RIBA Head of Awards

Former Head of Awards for the RIBA, responsible for setting up its regional, national and international awards programmes....

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Umi Baden-Powell

Umi Baden-PowellActivist / Architectural Designer / Creative director, insider-outsider / PUBLIC PRACTICE / Royal College of Art

British Dominican activist architectural designer and creative director Umi Baden-Powell works on projects across complex social c...

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Viola Bentivogli

Viola BentivogliInternational Marketing Manager, Mario Cucinella Architects

Viola Bentivogli is a registered Architect in Italy with professional experience in designing ideas and solutions from high profil...

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Yogi Ferdinand

Yogi FerdinandPrincipal & Co-founder, MAGI Design Studio

Yogi is one of the principal architects and co-founder of Magi Design Studio. Since its founding in 2015 in Jakarta, Yogi has ...

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Yujie Luo

Yujie LuoFounder & Chief Architect, LUO studio

Mr. Luo Yujie is the founder of LUO studio, who also teaches the course of Construction Basics in the School of Architecture a...

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Zhaoqing Song

Zhaoqing SongFounder/ Chief Architect, Lacime Architects

Song Zhaoqing, founder and chief architect of Lacime Architects, adheres to architectural design philosophy of "simplify c...

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