Dezeen Awards 2022 judges

India Mahdavi, Maria Porro and Eran Chen are Dezeen Awards 2022 judges

The final group of judges for Dezeen Awards 2022 have been announced and include architects India Mahdavi and Annette Fisher, London School of Architecture head Neal Shasore and Salone del Mobile president Maria Porro.

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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 fifth out of seven announcements, in which we will reveal the 93 industry professionals who will be judging your entries this year. Sustainability and media judges will be revealed soon.

Dezeen Awards 2022 Judge Annette Fisher
British-Nigerian architect Annette Fisher is on the architecture jury at Dezeen Awards 2022

On the architecture panel at Dezeen Awards 2022 is architectural historian Shasore, who is the head of the London School of Architecture.

He is joined by British-Nigerian architect Fisher (pictured), whose practice FA Global operates in London and Lagos. She also chairs Let's Build, a televised forum that addresses diversity and inclusivity in the architecture industry.

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge Eran Chen
Architect Eran Chen is on the architecture jury at Dezeen Awards 2022

Also on the panel is architectural designer and co-founder of New York firm Atelier Office, V Mitch McEwen.

She is joined by fellow New York architect Eran Chen, who founded ODA in 2007.

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge India Mahdavi
Architect India Mahdavi is on the interiors jury at Dezeen Awards 2022

Judging the interior category entries at Dezeen Awards 2022 is architect, designer and scenographer India Mahdavi, whose Paris-based practice is known for its colourful and unique environments, such as the reinvention of London's Sketch.

She is joined by Japanese architect Jo Nagasaka of Schemata Architects, and Akshat Bhatt of New Delhi multidisciplinary practice Architecture Discipline.

Also on the panel are Kelvin Ho of Australian interior design practice Akin Atelier and Dara Huang, the founder of international architecture, interiors and design practice Design Haus Liberty.

Dezeen Awards 2022 judges Patcharada Inplang and Thongchai Chansamak
Patcharada Inplang and Thongchai Chansamak of Sher Maker are on the interiors panel at Dezeen Awards 2022

Joining them is Ukrainian architect Sergey Makhno of Kyiv-based Makhno Studio, and Patcharada Inplang and Thongchai Chansamak of Sher Maker, the Thai architecture practice that won both Small workspace of the year and overall interiors project of the year at Dezeen Awards 2021.

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge Maria Porro
Salone de Mobile president Maria Porro is judging the design category entries at Dezeen Awards 2022

Maria Porro is the president of Salone del Mobile, the world's largest furniture fair, which is held annually in Milan.

She is on the design jury at Dezeen Awards 2022 alongside Alice Stori Liechtenstein, an Italian curator who specialises in contemporary design.

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge Yemi Awosile
London-based textile designer Yemi Awosile is on the design jury at Dezeen Awards 2022

Joining them is London-based textile artist Yemi Awosile and Jeremy Offer, chief designer at Arrival.

Marjan Van Aubel won lighting design of the year at Dezeen Awards 2021 with Sunne, and is judging the design categories this year. She will judge alongside designer and creative strategist Suhair Khan, who previously worked for Google Arts and Culture.

The final judge to be announced for this year's Dezeen Awards is renowned artist Chila Kumari Burman, who also won an award at Dezeen Awards 2021 for her installation Remembering a Brave New World.

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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