JUDGES


Amy Croft - Artist and curator of Sto Werkstatt, Clerkenwell London.

In 2013, Amy took on the role of curator and event coordinator at Sto Werkstatt, Clerkenwell, London. The Werkstatt was launched in February 2014 with an exhibition titled ‘Building Images’, showcasing the shortlisted photographers from the ARCAID Images Photography Award 2013. The on-going programme of exhibitions, talks, screenings, workshops and CPD seminars at Sto Werkstatt, take Sto’s vast portfolio of façade and acoustic materials, alongside its company ethos, as starting points, to instigate lively dialogues between architects, manufacturers and cultural producers.
Amy trained at the Academy of Fine Art in Vienna, and Wimbledon School of Art, London. As an artist her work explores the overlapping fields of art, architecture and media. Her work draws connections that coalesce around themes of perception and cognition, as well as the control and mediation of the senses in one’s environment. 

 

 

Katy Harris, Communications Director, Foster + Partners

Katy Harris leads Foster + Partners Communications team, overseeing all aspects of the practice’s communications activity including press, publicity, marketing and bids and exhibitions. The Communications team is also responsible for graphic design and presentation coordination for all projects within the studio, undertakes project-related research, curates the archive of drawings and models and maintains the extensive, book and journal libraries. Katy studied at St Martins School of Art and gained her degree in Communication Design from the University of East London in 1981, she joined Foster + Partners (then Foster Associates) the same year. She was made an associate in 1988, a project director in 1996, a director in 2003 and a partner in 2004.

 

 

Kai-Uwe

Kai-Uwe Bergmann is a Partner at BIG who brings his expertise to proposals around the globe, including work in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Kai-Uwe heads up BIG’s business development which currently has the once working in 20 different countries as well as overseeing BIG’s Communications. Registered as an architect in the USA (eight states), and Canada (one province), Kai-Uwe most recently contributed to the resiliency plan BIG U to protect 10 miles of Manhattan’s coastline. He compliments his professional work through previous teaching assignments at University of Pennsylvania, University of Florida, IE University in Madrid, and his alma mater the University of Virginia. Kai-Uwe also sits on the Board of the Van Alen Institute, participates on numerous international juries and lectures globally on the works of BIG.


Fernando Guerra, Architectural Photographer

Fernando was Born in 1970 and graduated with a degree in Architecture in 1993 from Lusíada University, Lisbon. He worked for five years as an architect in Macau (1994-1999) and taught at the university - Arca-Euac (Escola Universitária das Artes de Coimbra) between 1999 and 2005.
Fernando Guerra has been a pioneer in the way architecture is photographed and appreciated. Sixteen years ago, he opened studio FG+SG together with his brother. They have both contributed to and inspired the development of Portuguese contemporary architecture. In 2012 he was appointed Canon Explorer, for Canon Europe for architectural photography. His work is represented in various private and public collections.
Recent Awards:
Arcaid Images Architectural Photographer of the Year 2015
Architizer Award winner in Architecture + Photography category 2016
Plataforma Arquitectura Photography Prize Obra del Ano 2015 - Project of the year 2015 


Ulrich Müller, Architect and Founder of Architektur Galerie Berlin

1965 born in Merseburg, East Germany
1986 – 1993 studied architecture in Weimar and Darmstadt
1993 – 2002 worked as an architect in Berlin (amongst others for O.M. Ungers)
1999 founded Architektur Galerie Berlin (since then more than 100 exhibitions)
since 2001 publisher of exhibition catalogues
in addition to lecturing on architecture exhibitions
2009 – publisher of calendar AAB – Architektur Ausstellungen Berlin
2012 founded website AAD – Architektur Ausstellungen Deutschland
2014 founded website AEX – Architecture Exhibitions International
2016 founded project space Architektur Galerie Berlin SATELLIT


Emily Booth, Executive Editor at The Architectural Review and The Architects’ Journal

Emily Booth is Executive Editor at The Architectural Review and The Architects’ Journal. She works across key programmes and campaigns for these titles, including Women in Architecture and the AR Emerging Architecture awards. She also oversees a range of special projects such as bespoke events, film and publications, most recently The Bartlett School of Architecture’s 175th anniversary book. Her journalism background involves editing and writing about the arts, culture and media.

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