Wednesday30 July 2014

David Adjaye, Terry Farrell and Zaha Hadid to judge urban ideas competition

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Reinier de Graaf and Carlo Ratti also on jury

Zaha Hadid, David Adjaye, Terry Farrell, Reinier de Graaf, and Carlo Ratti are to judge a new international competition for the best “urban ideas in action”.

The inaugural Financial Times/Citi Ingenuity Awards will recognise leaders, teams, organisations and community groups that have developed innovative solutions to urban challenges that benefit cities, citizens and urban communities in the fields of education, energy, healthcare and infrastructure.

The winners will be announced at an awards dinner in New York City on December 5.

Full list of judges:

  • David Adjaye, principal of Adjaye Architects
  • Abhijit Banerjee, professor at MIT and co-author of Poor Economics
  • John Bowis, honorary president of Health First Europe
  • Terry Farrell, architect and director of Terry Farrell & Partners
  • Reinier de Graaf, Partner, OMA
  • Zaha Hadid, founder, Zaha Hadid Architects: (Honorary President of the judging committee, non-voting)
  • Edwin Heathcote, architecture and design critic, Financial Times (co-chair)
  • Bruno Lanvin, executive director, INSEAD eLab (co-chair)
  • Carlo Ratti, professor at MIT and founding partner, Carlo Ratti Associati
  • Luanne Zurlo, founder and president, Worldfund



Readers' comments (2)

  • zecks_marquise

    so zaha isn't actually involved then

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  • More like : er : banal? Same old names and faces propping up the same old backscratching network of architectural luvvies!! Please : can I get some relief?

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