Dezeen Awards 2022 judges

Rossana Hu, Stefano Boeri and Fabio Novembre join Dezeen Awards 2022 jury

Chinese architect Rossana Hu will be joined by Italian architect Stefano Boeri, architect and designer Fabio Novembre, curator Alia Al-Senussi and co-founder of The Decorators Mariana Pestana to judge the fifth edition of Dezeen Awards.

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Now in its fifth year, the programme has become the ultimate accolade for architects and designers everywhere, with winners selected by a prestigious panel of international judges.

Read on for the second out of seven announcements in which we will reveal the 93 industry professionals who will be judging your entries this year.

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge Tosin Oshinowo
Architect Tosin Oshinowo is a Dezeen Awards 2022 judge

Judging the architecture categories this year is Italian architect and urban planner Stefano Boeri, known for his vertical forests and new book Green Obsession.

Joining him is Nigerian architect and CM Design Atelier founder Tosin Oshinowo (pictured), and Mexican architect Rozana Montiel of Estudi de Arquitectura.

Also on the panel is Joseph Henry, urbanist and co-host of architecture diversity platform Sound Advice, who is also ambassador to the London School of Architecture and advisor to urban research group Theatrum Mundi.

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge Fabio Novembre
Architect and designer Fabio Novembre has joined the team of Dezeen Awards judges

Italian architect and designer Fabio Novembre is also a judge for the architecture categories of Dezeen Awards 2022, alongside French-Canadian designer Willo Perron of Perron-Roettinger.

They are joined by Portuguese architect Marianna Pestana, who co-founded London-based collective The Decorators and works to improve spaces in the public realm through multidisciplinary interventions.

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge Rossana Hu
Co-founder of Neri&Hu Rossana Hu will sit on the Dezeen Awards 2022 jury

Rossana Hu is a Chinese architect and co-founder of multidisciplinary architecture studio Neri+Hu, and she is judging the interiors categories at Dezeen Awards this year. The Shanghai-based practice won architecture studio of the year at Dezeen Awards 2021.

Joining her is Polina Sandström of Swedish architecture and interior design practice ASKA.

Also on the panel is Vincent De Graaf of Chinese studio Aim Architecture, and Li Xiang of architectural design studio X+Living.

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge Alia Al-Senussi
Alia Al-Senussi is one of the judges for the design categories

Judging the design categories at Dezeen Awards 2022 is princess Alia Al-Senussi. Al-Senussi grew up between Egypt and America, and now works with art institutions around the world to help achieve social change through art.

She is joined by Dezeen Awards 2021 emerging studio of the year winners Priyanka Sharma and Dushyant Bansal of Studio Raw Material. The India-based duo creates furniture and objects from marble offcuts.

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge Moran Munyuthe
Architect and furniture designer Moran Munyuthe has also joined the judges for Dezeen Awards 2022

Also on the panel is Argentinian graphic designer Mario Eskenazi, whose studio is based in Barcelona.

Joining him is Kenyan architect and furniture designer Moran Munyuthe of Saba Studios. Munyuthe works with local craftsmen on Lamu Island to create handmade contemporary furniture informed by Swahili design.

Dezeen Awards 2022 will be judged by a panel of 93 industry-leading professionals. The media and sustainability categories will have their own judging panels, which will be announced soon.

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