Flora Lee, MAD Architects
Guillem Carrera, Guillem Carrera Arquitecte
Ondrej Chybík, CHYBIK + KRISTOF
Alan Dunlop, Alan Dunlop Architect
Adam Snow Frampton, Only If
Avi Friedman, McGill University
Nirit Pilosof, Sheba Medical Center
Maria Alessandra Segantini, C+S
Susanne Siepl-Coates, Kansas State University
Steven Wright, Perkins Eastman

Flora Lee is an Associate Partner of MAD Architects. She has helped develop and realize a number of MAD’s major international projects, including: 8600 Wilshire in Beverly Hills; Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles; Campinas Art Gallery of Brazil; East 34th in NYC; UNIC Residential in Paris; and the Conrad Hotel in Beijing.

Guillem Carrera Rey is an architect who runs the Terragona, Spain-based studio Guillem Carrera Arquitecte. He works in the fields of architecture, urban planning, landscape design, interior design, restoration and rehabilitation. The studio's projects have been recognized in the Architecture Masterprize Awards (2022, 2021, 2020), Architizer A+ Awards (2021), Best Project Archilovers (2021, 2019), Dezeen Awards (2019), Eduwik Architecture Excellence Awards (2022), Idea-Tops International Space Design Awards (2022), Luxury Lifestyle Awards (2022), Premio de Arquitectura de Ladrillo (2022), Smart Technology Forum (2019) and at Alejandro de la Sota Biennial (2021, 2009).

Ondřej Chybík is co-founder of the studio CHYBIK + KRISTOF, based in Prague, Brno and Bratislava. He studied Architecture and Urban Design at the Brno University of Technology in the Czech Republic, at TU Graz, Austria, and at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. His work was exhibited at the MoMA NYC as part of the Uneven Growth exhibition. He worked at the Viennese studio, PPAG. He taught at the Faculty of Architecture, Brno University of Technology, and the Faculty of Arts and Architecture, Technical University of Liberec, CZ and he was a guest critic at among others the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He has been part of the international juries of architectural competitions or prizes of architecture. Together with the studio he has received several awards, including the 2019 AR Design Vanguard, and took part in the Tbilisi Architecture Biennial with the OUT-HABIT project.

Alan Dunlop of Alan Dunlop Architects is an architect with a portfolio of award winning buildings; including the internationally renowned Hazelwood School for children and young people who are dual sensory impaired: blind and deaf. Alan is a fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and an alumnus of the Glasgow School of Art. He has written extensively on architecture and urban design in a number of professional journals and had peer reviewed papers on architecture published internationally. 

Adam Snow Frampton, AIA is an architect and a Principal at Only If. He is also a Design Critic at Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) and the Fall 2023 Gensler Visiting Critic at Cornell University AAP. He has held academic positions as a Visiting Critic at the Rice University School of Architecture, an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) and at the Parsons School of Design, Syracuse University, and the University of Kentucky. He is the co-author of Cities Without Ground (2012) which maps Hong Kong’s three-dimensional networks of pedestrian circulation and public space. His work and research have been exhibited in the 12th, 14th, 16th, and 17th Venice Biennale, the Museum of Modern Art, the M+ Hong Kong, Storefront for Art and Architecture, the Center for Architecture, and the Van Alen Institute, New York. Previously, he worked as an Associate at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in Rotterdam and Hong Kong from 2006-2013. He is a licensed Architect in multiple jurisdictions of the United States and the Netherlands, and holds an M.Arch from Princeton University.

Avi Friedman is a professor of architecture at McGill University Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture, a visiting professor at Lancaster University, UK, and president of Avi Friedman Consultants, Inc., a design firm with a focus on affordable and sustainable residential environments. He has written twenty eight books and his design work and projects have been cited in magazines, newspapers and TV shows, including Good Morning America, Dream Builders and Stewart Brand's How Buildings Learn. In 2000, Wallpaper* included him in their list of ten people 'most likely to change the way we live'.

Dr Nirit Pilosof is an architect and researcher exploring the intersection of Healthcare, Technology, and Architecture. Nirit is the Head of Research in Innovation and Transformation at Sheba Medical Centre in Israel. She is a Faculty Member at the Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University and an Associate of Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) at the University of Cambridge in the UK. Nirit also works as a consultant for international healthcare organizations and serves as the executive member of Israel at the UIA Public Health Group. She holds a Ph.D. from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, a Post-Professional M.Arch from McGill University, and an EDAC from the Center for Health Design in the USA. Nirit gained experience in the design process of major medical facilities as a project manager at leading architecture firms in Israel and Canada and won international awards, including the prestigious AIA Academy of Architects for Health award, the American Hospital Association (AHA) graduate fellowship, and the Azrieli Foundation fellowship.

Maria Alessandra Segantini is the founding partner and director of C+S Architects, with offices in Treviso, Italy and London, UK, since 1994. Together with her partner, Carlo Cappai, she has been named Italian Architect of the Year 2022, winning the award of the Italian Chamber of Architects (CNAPPC). Segantini stands out for the environmental and social impact of her work, reinventing a new equilibrium between architecture and nature, between heritage and the future. The school buildings designed by C+S have pushed the rewriting of the Italian codes for school design. The work of the office has been published and exhibited worldwide.

Susanne Siepl-Coates received her Diplom Ingenier (Dipl.Ing.) degree in architecture at the University of Hannover, Germany in 1979 and her Master of Architecture (M. Arch) degree as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley in 1982. At Berkeley she studied with the internationally renowned architect and educator Christopher Alexander and worked at his Center for Environmental Structure.Siepl-Coates was a member of the architecture faculty at Kansas State University for over thirty years. Her teaching focused on the exploration of the relationships between the built environment and human health/well-being. In collaboration with Gary J. Coates, Siepl-Coates examined the health-supporting aspects in the architecture of Swedish architect Erik Asmussen, with special emphasis on the Vidar Clinic in Järna. She has reported on her research at international conferences and in papers and articles published in professional and scholarly journals.

Steven Wright is a Principal at Perkins Eastman and a specialist in its healthcare practice. Steven brings a wealth of expertise to his designs that’s rooted in past residential, academic, civic and institutional work. He’s also adept at broader programs such as airports and transit hubs and large-scale mixed-use projects. Along the way, Steven has become a skillful collaborator with colleagues, clients and community stakeholders—often in ways that allow others to thrive, grow, and express themselves as he maintains the collective objectives of each endeavor. Steven received his B.Arch degree from the University of Virginia, and his M.Arch degree from Yale University.

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