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 Principal Architect of Amsterdam-based UNStudio. He studied architecture at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and at the Architectural Association in London, receiving the AA Diploma with Honours in 1987. In 1988 he and Caroline Bos set up UNStudio, an architectural practice in Amsterdam. Current projects include the STH BNK by Beulah mixed-use development in Melbourne, the ChamartÍn Station masterplan in Madrid, ‘Four’ a large-scale mixed-use project in Frankfurt and the Wasl Tower in Dubai. With UNStudio he realised amongst others the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Arnhem central Station in the Netherlands, the Raffles City mixed-use development in Hangzhou, the Canaletto Tower in London, a private villa up-state New York and the Singapore University of Technology and Design. Ben van Berkel has lectured and taught at many architectural schools around the world. From 2011 to 2018 he held the Kenzo Tange Visiting Professor's Chair at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he continues to lead a studio on health and the built environment. He is also currently the IE School of Architecture and Design MArch Thesis Chair, in addition to being the Chair of the school’s International Advisory Board. In 2017, Ben van Berkel also gave a TEDx presentation about health and architecture. In addition, from 2017 to 2021 he was a member of the Taskforce Team / Advisory Board Construction Industry for the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. 

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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