Arch. Mihael DESMAN – Founding Partner; professor DANS ARHITEKTI – SLOVENIA; University of Ljubljana /Faculty of architecture
Mihael Dešman (1956) graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana and continued his postgraduate studies at IUAV in Venice.
Arch. BRENDAN MACFARLANE – Partner JAKOB+MACFARLANE architects – FRANCE
Brendan MacFarlane, born in New Zealand and graduated from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (Sci-Arc) in Los Angeles (1984), received his Master degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Architecture in Boston (1990).
Arch. Carol ROSS BARNEY – Founding partner Ross Barney Architects – USA
In 2017, AIA Chicago’s Board of Directors has selected Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, to receive the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Arch. Andreas VARDAS – Founder of Vardas Studio – CYPRUS
Andreas Vardas graduated from the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, in 1993 and gained his working experience in London.
Arch. Alfonso FEMIA – Founder Atelier Alfonso Femia – ITALY
Alfonso Femia has been a teacher of Architectural Design Didactics at Kent State University in Florence and at the Universities of Genoa and Ferrara – Schools of Architecture.