2022 Judges

architect and educator
Carla Juaçaba Studio

Winner of the AR Emerging awards in 2018, Carla Juaçaba established her practice in Rio de Janeiro in 2000. Since then she has worked on projects at a variety of scales, from the Pavilhão Humanidade in Rio from 2012 – visited by 220,000 people – to several exceptional residential projects, such as the Casa Santa Teresa from 2017. Juaçaba was invited to participate in the Holy See Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2018, for which she created Ballast, a sculptural work of balancing steel elements. Juaçaba currently teaches at the Mendrisio Accademia in Switzerland, and is a PhD student at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Inês Lobo Arquitectos

Inês Lobo founded her office, Inês Lobo Arquitectos, in her home city of Lisbon in 2002, having studied at the Faculdade de Belas-Artes at the Universidade de Lisboa. We are delighted that she will be joining the AR Emerging jury in her local Lisbon this December. The practice have built many projects in Portugal, including multiple secondary schools, the public library and archive in Angra do Heroísmo, completed in 2016, and social housing in Porto, built in 2013. Education is a key part of Lobo's practice, teaching since she graduated in 1989. She is currently a guest professor at both Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa and Universidade de Lisboa.

founder principal
RMA Architects

Rahul Mehrotra is a Professor of Urban Design and Planning and the John T. Dunlop Professor in Housing and Urbanization at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. He is the founder principal of RMA Architects which has studios in Mumbai and Boston. Mehrotra’s most recent books are titled Working in Mumbai (2020) and The Kinetic City and other essays ( 2021). The former a reflection on his practice evolved through its association with the city of Bombay/Mumbai. The second book presents Mehrotra’s writings over the last thirty years and illustrates his long-term engagement with and analysis of urbanism in India. This work has given rise to a new conceptualization of the city which Mehrotra calls the Kinetic City.