Architects: Meet The Cultural Luminaries On Our A+ Awards Jury!
January 17, 2013
The Guggenheim’s Frank Lloyd Wright–designed museum in NYC. Photo: Martin y Zentol/STUA, S.A.
Architects! Only eight days left to submit your project—or projects—for the A+ Awards. We’ve documented some of the many reasons why you’d be crazy not to apply: amazing media exposure, getting your work seen by the industry’s leading developers and clients, and big-name partners Wall Street Journal, GOOD, Huffington Post, and Cool Hunting.
But just in case you need more convincing … our illustrious jury includes renowned curators from the world’s top art, design, and architectural institutions. We’re talking NYC’s Museum of Modern Art, the Philip Johnson Glass House, and the Guggenheim. Seriously. Click through to see the amazing cultural leaders who will be evaluating your work!
MoMA’s Bauhaus show, organized by A+ juror Barry Bergdoll. Photo: courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art
Paola Antonelli is senior architecture and design curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. She is also the museum’s director of research and development, a position created just for her. Read our Q&A with Paola here!
Barry Bergdoll is a professor of architectural history at Columbia University and the Philip Johnson chief curator of architecture and design at MoMA.
Ole Bouman is the director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute.
The Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York City. Photo: courtesy of Storefront
Eva Franch Gilabert
Eva Franch Gilabert is director of the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York City. The architect, researcher, and teacher also founded the solo practice OOAA (Office of Architectural Affairs).
Pedro Gadanho is an architect, writer, and curator for contemporary architecture at MoMA’s Department of Architecture and Design.
Cathy Lang Ho
Cathy Lang Ho was the commissioner and curator for the U.S. Pavilion at the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale (Fall 2012). She is the founder and former editor in chief of Architect’s Newspaper and sits on the board of the Institute of Urban Design.
Andres Lepik is director of the Munich museum. He is a former Loeb-Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a former curator at MoMA.
Philip Johnson’s Glass House. Photo: courtesy of the National Trust
Reed Kroloff is the director of Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and an independent architectural consultant and commentator.
Terence Riley is a former curator at MoMA and former director of the Miami Art Museum. He is a founding partner of K/R (Keenen/Riley, 1984), an architectural studio known for its designs for art museums, galleries, artists and collectors.
Mark Robbins is executive director at the International Center of Photography in New York City. Mark’s own photographic work is part of the permanent collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He is the former dean of the School of Architecture at Syracuse University.
NYC’s New Museum. Photo: courtesy of the New Museum
Henry Urbach is director of the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut. He was formerly curator of architecture and design at the SFMoMA.
Karen Wong is deputy director at the New Museum in New York City. Check out her amazing series of A+ juror profiles for Architizer!
David van der Leer
David van der Leer is the architecture and urban studies curator at BMW Guggenheim Lab. He is a regular contributor to publications such as Domus, The Architect’s Newspaper, Azure, and PIN-UP.