• by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jun 11, 2012
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Amazing - we have nearly 200 military base re-designs entered to [UN]RESTRICTED ACCESS, from scores of different sites across the world. (From 500 registrants, this is not bad at all).

The period of judging will last several weeks, through two rounds. Semi finalists will be announced July 1. The finalists will be announced July 29 - these designs will begin an international exhibition tour at the Venice Bienale this fall.

On the Jury:

  • Patricia Arquette - Ecosanitation NGO head (and actress)
  • Ishmael Beah - Author, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
  • C Greig Crysler - Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor of Architecture at University of California Berkeley
  • Kevin Conger - Founding Partner, President and CEO of Conger Moss Guillard Landscape Architecture
  • Peter J Croll - Director, Bonn International Center for Conversion
  • John Feffer - foreign policy author, blogger & professor
  • David Fletcher - Urban Designer and Landscape Architect, professor at CCA, founding principal of Fletcher Studio, and writer
  • Dr. Bronwyn Hannah - Heritage Officer, Office of Environment and Heritage, New South Whales (Australia) Department of Premier & Cabinet
  • Aaron Harcek Architect - Perkins + Will
  • Paul Jenkins - Professor at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh
  • Ralph Johnson - Design Principal at Perkins + Will Architects
  • Bruce D Judd, FAIA - Principal, Bruce Judd Consulting Group
  • Sherwood McGinnis - Professor of International Relations, US Army War College
  • Habi Girgis - Egypt-based Graphic Designer
  • Tom Kundig - Architect
  • Zsofia Marton - Architect
  • Andres Meira - Architect, working with the Clinton Foundation, Deutsche Bank Foundation and others to deliver award-winning educational projects in the UK, Africa and Haiti
  • Elizabeth Ogbu - Associate Design Director at Public Architecture, and Lecturer at California College for the Arts
  • Renzo Piano Building Workshop
  • Bahram Shirdel - Iranian Architect / former AA design head
  • Cameron Sinclair - Cofounder, Architecture for Humanity
  • Nick Sowers - Designer & Founder: Soundscrapers
  • Mohammad Tauheed - Architect
  • Seth Wachtell - Assistant Professor at University of San Francisco