David Basulto, ArchDaily
Ben van Berkel, UNStudio
Paolo Flores, Zaha Hadid Architects
Flora Lee, MAD Architects
Martina Martino, Mario Cucinella Architects
Silvana Ordinas, Peter Pichler
Carlo Ratti, Carlo Ratti Associates
Brent Trenga, Kingspan Insulated Panels
David Basulto is an Architect and Founder & CEO of ArchDaily, the world’s most visited architecture website. He has served on juries for several awards, and design competitions in Latin America, North America, Europe, and Asia. He is a member of the Mies Crown Hall America Prize International Advisory Council, Chicago. He is recognized as an Endeavor Entrepreneur from the Endeavor Foundation in New York, and received the National Award of Innovation from the Chilean Government in 2012. David served as curator of the Nordic Countries Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Ben van Berkel is Founder and Principle of UNStudio. He holds the Kenzo Tange Visiting Professor's Chair at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. In 2018 he founded UNSense, an Arch Tech company based in Amsterdam that designs and integrates human-centric tech solutions for the built environment.
Paolo Flores is Director at London-based Zaha Hadid Architects. Paulo received his bachelor's degree in architecture from the Ibero-American University in Mexico City in 2003. He then gained his master's degree in parametric and digital design from the Design Research Lab at the Architectural Association in London in 2007. Since 2011, Paulo has lectured extensively in Latin America, Europe and China and is a regular invited Critic for the Architectural Association and a wide range of universities and architectural programs.
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.
Martina Martino is CEO of Mario Cucinella Architects. Founded in 1992 in Paris by Mario Cucinella, MCA, now based in Bologna, is specialized in architectural designs that integrate environmental and energy strategies, making use of an in-house R&D department that carries out research on sustainability issues. The firm has completed projects in Europe, China, Africa, the Middle East and South America.
Silvana Ordinas is Founder and Partner of Peter Pichler Architecture, based in Milan, Italy, a studio that has completed projects such as the Future Space Pavilion for the 2018 Salone del mobile in Milan. Silvana was born in Mallorca, Spain. She holds an Executive Master degree in Marketing and Sales from SDA BOCCONI School of Management in Milan and ESADE Business School in Barcelona. She studied Tourism at the Universitat de les Illes Balears.
Carlo Ratti is Director of the research initiative MIT Senseable City Lab, which works with industry partners, metropolitan governments, individual citizens and disadvantaged communities to develop and deploy tools to learn about cities. He also runs CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati - an international design and innovation office based in Turin, Italy, with branches in New York City and London.
Brent Trenga is Director of Sustainability for Kingspan Insulated Panels North America. His background as an architect, construction manager, developer and project owner give him a unique perspective on all facets of the construction industry.
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