JURY

From left to right: Sean Anderson, Knut Stockhusen, Horst R. Muth, Peter Cachola Schmal, Jette Cathrin Hopp, Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Dr. Ina Hartwig, Prof. Ulrike Lauber, Thomas Schmengler

Sean Anderson,

is Associate Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art. A Fellow of the American Academy in Rome and the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, he has degrees in architectural design and history from Cornell, an M. Arch from Princeton and a Ph.D in art history from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has practiced as an architect and taught in Afghanistan, Australia, India, Italy, Morocco, Sri Lanka and the U.A.E. At MoMA, he has organized the exhibitions Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter (2016-17), Thinking Machines: Art and Design in the Computer Age, 1959-89 (2017-18) and manages the Young Architects Program (YAP) exhibition series.

Kai-Uwe Bergmann,

is a Partner at BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) 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 office 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.

Dr. Ina Hartwig,

born in 1963 in Hamburg, studied Romance Studies and German Studies in Avignon and Berlin. Following many years as the literary editor of “Frankfurter Rundschau” (1997-2009) and publisher of “Kursbuch” (2002-2005), she worked as a freelance author, critic and moderator. She was a visiting professor at the universities of St. Louis (USA), Göttingen and Leipzig, and wrote, among others, for “Die Zeit” and “Süddeutsche Zeitung.” In 2011 she was awarded the Alfred-Kerr-Preis for Literary Criticism. Her essay collection “Das Geheimfach ist offen. Über Literatur” was published by S. Fischer Verlag in 2012. She wrote the screenplay for the film “Die Geträumten” (Austria, 2016) together with director Ruth Beckermann. In the 2015/16 academic year she was a Fellow at the Berlin Institute for Advanced Study. Since July 2016 she has been the Frankfurt/Main Deputy Mayor in charge of Culture and science.

Jette Cathrin Hopp

Born 1971 and growing up multilingual with Norwegian, German and Danish, Jette Cathrin Hopp is a graduate architect and has been working with Snøhetta since 2005. She is director and part of the management group, with responsibility for acquisition and new projects. Jette has extensive experience in complex both Norwegian and international projects, leading major international project developments and competitions. She regularly lectures at architectural symposia, conferences and international institutions, sharing Snøhetta´s philosophy and design ideas and she is also a jury member for several architecture competitions and prizes. Jette is also regularly invited as critic to international architecture universities. Examples of her experience are her role as team leader for the museum in the King Abdul Aziz Center for Knowledge and Culture, Dharhan in Saudi Arabia, Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, Oslo and as project leader for largescale hotel and resort development of Hvar in Croatia. She has led major international developments with focus on sustainability as Astana Expo 2017 “Future Energy”, Kazakhstan; Lingkong Soho Shanghai, China; Elbtower in Hamburg, Germany; in Norway innovative environmental projects as Powerhouse One in Trondheim and Powerhouse Kjørbo concept phase in Sandvika which is the world first rehabilitated energy-positive building.

Ulrike Lauber,

born in 1955 in Biedenkopf, Hessen, studied Architecture at the Technische Universität (TU) Berlin. After gaining initial experience in a number of positions in Berlin she relocated to New York in 1985, where she worked for architecture office Richard Meier for four years, the last two of these as associate partner and project director. In 1990 she founded her own office in Munich (lauber + wöhr architekten, now lauber, zottmann, blank architekten). She won several competitions and realized many projects, among others in Munich, Berlin and Frankfurt, including three buildings on Berlin’s Potsdamer Platz. She has been Professor of Design and Urban Development at Beuth University of Applied Sciences in Berlin since 1999. She is a member of multiple competition juries and architectural advisory boards, such as the urban design committee (Kommission für Stadtgestaltung) in Munich.

Horst R. Muth

received his engineering degree in 1999 from the University of Stuttgart and started to work for sbp (schlaich bergermann partner) in 2000. After the successful delivery of several large scale long span, high rise and sports projects as a project manager and team leader he joined the management of sbp and founded sbp Latin America in 2008. Since 2015 he is a partner and managing director of sbp. He develops and manages diverse projects worldwide and supports design partners and clients with his hands-on approach beyond structural engineering – from the early project development phase through to detailed project design, site monitoring, delivery and hand over. Together with his team he is amongst the leading experts in the field of special and lightweight structures with a particular focus on sports and multipurpose venues, stadium roof and façade structures, movable and retractable structures as well as long-span and high rise applications. Knut lectures all around the world and was presented with a great number of awards both in Europe and internationally, most recently for the new Stadium Wanda Metropolitano, in Madrid.

Peter Cachola Schmal

Born 1960 in Altötting the architect and architectural critic was curator at Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt from 2000 to 2006. He has been Director of DAM since 2006 and has been responsible for an extensive exhibition program including some 12 major shows a year and a large number of symposiums, conferences, workshops, lectures and publications. He sits on numerous committees and has often acted as a jury member in competitions. He is responsible for various architectural awards associated with DAM from the “DAM Award for Architecture in Germany”, the “DAM Architectural Book Award” through to the “Houses of the Year” prize bestowed together with Callwey Publishing House. In 2007, he was Commissioner for the German contribution to the Sao Paulo Architecture Biennale. In 2016 as General Commissioner he is together with Oliver Elser und Anna Scheuermann, in charge of the German Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia.

Thomas Schmengler

Born 1955, Schmengler is a qualified economist. Since September 2008 he has headed Real Estate Acquisitions and Sales. In addition he is Managing Director of Deka Immobilien GmbH and since January 1, 2016 of Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft (KVG) Deka Immobilien Investment GmbH. More recently he was Managing Director of the KIZ-Gruppe from Bad Soden-Salmünster (Construction/Planning/Project Development). Before that he worked some 18 years at Jones Lang LaSalle, where in his final post he was responsible for the German business in the rental and investment area as a member of the Management Board and International Director. Moreover, he headed the Frankfurt office of Jones Lang LaSalle.

Knut Stockhusen

received his engineering degree in 1999 from the University of Stuttgart and started to work for sbp (schlaich bergermann partner) in 2000. After the successful delivery of several large scale long span, high rise and sports projects as a project manager and team leader he joined the management of sbp and founded sbp Latin America in 2008. Since 2015 he is a partner and managing director of sbp. He develops and manages diverse projects worldwide and supports design partners and clients with his hands-on approach beyond structural engineering – from the early project development phase through to detailed project design, site monitoring, delivery and hand over. Together with his team he is amongst the leading experts in the field of special and lightweight structures with a particular focus on sports and multipurpose venues, stadium roof and façade structures, movable and retractable structures as well as long-span and high rise applications. Knut lectures all around the world and was presented with a great number of awards both in Europe and internationally, most recently for the new Stadium Wanda Metropolitano, in Madrid.