CHRISTOS PASSAS - Director Zaha Hadid Architects - UK
Architect of the Year at The Brit List Awards 2020. His most recent masterpiece is The Opus, Dubai
For Christos Passas architecture is more than a living space, it is a practice that concern itself with the exploration of spatial concepts, experimenting with systems, geometries and proportions. In many ways, architecture is a wonderful exploration of the human mind, a medium through which civilisation propagates itself through time.
MARTIN GRAN - Partner, Managing Director Snøhetta - NORWAY
With degrees in management, psychology, sociology and 20 years’ experience within brand-driven communication and design environments and projects. Snøhetta is an international architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and brand design office based in Oslo, Norway and New York City with studios in San Francisco, Innsbruck, Paris, Hong Kong, Adelaide and Stockholm.
BRENDAN MACFARLANE - Partner JAKOB+MACFARLANE architects - FRANCE
He has taught at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London, at the Architectural Association in London, at the Special School of Architecture in Paris and at the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles (2006 and 2018) Graduate School of Design. Their projects have been exhibited in museums around the world, including the Victoria & Albert Museum (London, 2003) at SFMOMA (San Francisco, 2004) at the Museum of Architecture (Moscow , 2000). They were also part of the French selection for the Biennale of Architecture in Venice in 2002, and the international selection in 2004 and 2008.
ALIREZA TAGHABONI - Founder NextOffice – IRAN
Alireza Taghaboni, a practicing architect since 2004, founded Next Office in 2009. Taghaboni is also a painter and holds a PHD degree in Architecture. A frequent contributor to Iranian architecture and urbanism magazines and periodicals, he is a tutor and partner at the Center for Contemporary Architecture, a private institution in Tehran that offers an alternative architectural education program.
His work and his ideas found gratification through numerous national and international awards for projects such as: EUROPAN Architecture and Urbanism Competition in Latvia and Greece, the Ministry of Defense building in Erbil, Iraq, the reconstruction of Piața Amzei in Bucharest, the Natural Science Museum from Constanța and many more. Moreover, he won the first prize at the Bucharest Architecture Biennial of 2004 and also at the Bucharest Architecture Annual of 2008.
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