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.

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.