Buildner is excited to announce the jury panel for the second annual Museum of Emotions #2 Competition!

Martin Beverfjord, Rever & Drage
Tommaso Calistri, Killa Design
James Krueger, HMC Architects
Kerim Miskavi, MAS - Miskavi Architecture Studio
Nuno Pimenta
Angelo Renna
Sean Shen, ZJJZ Atelier

Martin Beverfjord is co-founder of Oslo-based Rever & Drage. He obtained his Master of Architecture from The Norwegian University of Science and Technology specializing in architectural theory, semiotics and wooden constructions. River & Drage’s portfolio includes a triangular, aluminium toilet near the Farstadsanden beach on the west coast of Norway on one of the country's national scenic tourist routes.

Tommaso Calistri is a Senior Architect at Dubai-based Killa Design where he has worked on projects including the Museum of the Future. He is a qualified architect with over 8 years’ experience in Florence, Prague, Copenhagen, and Abu Dhabi, on residential projects, museums, high rise developments, schools and villas.  In 2017 Tommaso was ‘highly commended’ in the ‘Young Architect of the Year’ category at the Middle East  Architect Awards and has won several international architectural competitions.

Nina Freedman is the Principal of of DREAMLAND CREATIVE PROJECTS (DCP), host of WHEREING, a Podcast about Belonging, Space and Design, and on the faculty of Cornell University, Pratt Institute and Parsons School of Design. Her work spans architecture, landscapes, installations and furniture, with a focus on intersections between psychology and design. Prior to DCP, she was the Director for Shigeru Ban Architects, worked with Renzo Piano, Richard Meier, Hugh Hardy, and Paul Rudolph, and co-founded ArchiteXX. She received her degrees from the Architectural Association.

James Krueger is a Design Principal in HMC Architects’ San Diego studio, and serves as the firm's Civic and Pre-K-12 Practices Design Principal leading designs for the firm. With more than 20 years’ experience working in studio, James brings a unique design perspective to the practice. What inspires James’ work is the idea that everything HMC builds has the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of each client. In a firm that focuses primarily in Education, Healthcare, and Civic markets, the facilities that HMC creates are focused on improving the fabric of the communities they serve.

Kerim Miskavi is an architect and founder of Istanbul-based MAS - Miskavi Architecture Studio. He graduated from Rice University in Houston, Texas, and has worked with international practices including SO-IL and Mitchell | Giurgola Architects in New York, and Herzog & De Meuron in Basel. Kerim has served as a design lead on projects ranging from a contemporary art museum in Hong Kong to an interactive stage design for a Japanese choreographer in New York. His work has been published and exhibited by the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Cooper Hewitt Design Museum in New York, and the New York Times. Through an iterative, concept-driven approach, MAS engages in projects of various scales and media ranging from custom-made furniture design to large-scale urban transformations.

Françoise N’Thépé runs Paris-based practice FRANÇOISE N’THÉPÉ ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN. Born in Douala, Cameroon, she obtained her Master of Architecture in Paris in 1999 and has been working as an architect for the last twenty years. With her well-established professional expertise and many years of experience, her work has been awarded with several prestigious prizes and distinctions.

Nuno Pimenta runs a transdisciplinary practice in Porto, with a portfolio that spans temporary architecture, installation, public art, exhibition design and performance. His work focuses on the appropriation and subversion of common construction elements and techniques for the creation of social and political narratives.

Angelo Renna is an architect with a keen interest in multi-species narratives, one he developed during his studies in Florence and Porto, and was further honed through collaborations with different offices, such as Stefano Boeri in Milan and Topotek in Berlin. He recently published the book Monkey Factor – Small stories for a reconciliation with nature. 

Sean Shen is a lead architect at Shanghai-based ZJJZ Atelier. ZJJZ’s projects have garnered numerous recognition, such as its Woodhouse Hotel being listed as one of the top 10 Chinese architecture projects by Dezeen in 2019.

The Museum of Emotions #2 competition is an ideas competition tasking participants with designing a museum that includes two separate exhibition halls that bring out contrasting emotions – one inducing negative emotions, and the other inducing positive emotions.

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