Awards: What Are They Good For? Full Panel Announced

The full international panel of key representatives, critics, and practitioners has now been confirmed for the latest And The Winner Is event: Awards: What Are They Good For?. Glenn Howells is the latest name to join the panel, who will question, and be questioned on, the effect prize giving has upon the architectural profession and what gets built – asking who really wins, how, and why?

The event has been designed as a fast paced evening symposium, and will be followed by drinks (cash bar) on the roof of the Foundation – in the (award winning) Skyroom. 

Book your ticket now to join the debate at The AF Project Space on Thursday 2 May.

Full panel:

Farrokh Derakhshani, Director, Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Tony Chapman, Head of Awards, RIBA
Martha Thorne, Executive Director, The Pritzker Architecture Prize
Simon Allford, Director, AHMM
Christine Murray, Editor, Architects' Journal
Sarah Graham, Abassador, Global Holcim Awards; Founding Partner, agps architects
Glenn Howells, Representative/Juror, BCO (British Council for Offices) Awards; Director, Glenn Howells Architects

Chair:

Paul Finch, Programme Director of the World Architecture Festival; Deputy Chairman of the UK Design Council; chairman of Design Council Cabe (Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment); and editorial director of the Architectural Review and Architects' Journal.

Media Partner: The Architectural Review.

Image: Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso. Photos © Holcim Foundation