Master Jury Will Select Recipients of US$ 1 Million Prize — AKDN
The members of the Master Jury of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced today. The Jury, which independently selects the recipients of the US$ 1 million Award, will convene in January 2013 to select a shortlist from hundreds of nominated projects. The shortlisted projects will then...
Mr. Gehry predicted the panel will benefit from Justice Breyer’s sense of calm. “People have biases,” he said. “And having a guy like that, who is used to that kind of negotiation and discussion, could be very interesting. He’s a real straight shooter.”
Justice Breyer said he hopes to advocate for high-quality design in government buildings. — nytimes.com
World Architecture Festival (WAF) has confirmed Michael Sorkin will head-up the ‘super-jury’ at this year’s WAF Awards, to determine which building, from entries across the globe, will be crowned with the ultimate prize - ‘World Building of the Year 2011’. — bustler.net
The jury will also comprise Ben van Berkel of UNStudio, Rotterdam; Jo Noero of Noero Wolff Architects, Cape Town; Odile Decq of ODBC, Paris; and Kongjian Yu of Turenscape, Beijing. If you are thinking about submitting projects into the WAF Awards, you better hury; all entries close on July 1.
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