Case Competition Jury

The jury will shortlist the three finalists who will be participating in public workshops to refine their entries on 2-3 September 2017. The jury will also convene on 9 September 2017 to decide the final winner.

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Lilian Chee

Lilian Chee is Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore. Her work is situated at the intersections of architectural representation, gender and affect in a contemporary interdisciplinary context. She conceptualized, researched and collaborated on the award-winning architectural essay film 03-FLATS (2014). Her publications include the forthcoming monograph Affect and Architectural Discourse in Singapore: Intimate Encounters (Routledge, 2018) and a co-edited volume Asian Cinema and The Use of Space (Routledge, 2015). She is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Architecture and Architectural Theory Review.

 

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Debbie Ding

Debbie Ding is a visual artist and technologist working between Singapore and London. She received an MA in Design Interactions from Royal College of Art in 2015. Other ongoing exhibitions of her work include "Shelter" (2016), a live-sized model of a HDB Household Shelter (commissioned for the Singapore Biennale 2016), and "The Library of Pulau Saigon" (2015), a computer-aided exploration of archaeological ambiguities at the site of a former island in the Singapore River (at NUS Museum's exhibition "Radio Malaya").
 
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Jane Jacobs

Jane M Jacobs is Professor and Director, Division of Social Sciences at Yale-NUS College in Singapore. She trained in Human Geography at the University of Adelaide, Australia, and completed her PhD at University College London. She researches, publishes and teaches in the fields of urban studies, postcolonial studies, and qualitative urban methods. Her publications include Edge of Empire: Postcolonialism and the City (1996) and Cities of Difference (1998). She is the co-author of Buildings Must Die: A Perverse View of Architecture (MIT Press 2014).

 
 
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Lai Chee Kien

Lai Chee Kien is Adjunct Associate Professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (Architecture and Sustainable Design pillar). He graduated from the National University of Singapore with an M Arch. by research [1996], and then a PhD in History of Architecture & Urban Design from the University of California, Berkeley [2005]. His publications include A Brief History of Malayan Art (1999), Building Merdeka: Independence Architecture in Kuala Lumpur, 1957-1966 (2007), Cords to Histories (2013) and Through the Lens of Lee Kip Lin (2015). He researches on histories of art, architecture, settlements, urbanism and landscapes in Southeast Asia, and is also a registered architect in Singapore

 

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Hunn Wai

Hunn Wai is the co-founder and Creative Director of the award-winning Italian-Singaporean Industrial Design consultancy Lanzavecchia + Wai. They have applied their human-centric, research-driven design methodology to projects as diverse as limited-edition artisanal carpets, to healthcare research, to baby products, to VIP helicopter interiors. Their clients and commissioners include Cappellini, Herman Miller, Tod's and Alcantara.  L+W has recently been awarded one of the top prizes in design; the Red Dot Award 2016 for Product Design.

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Adrianne Wilson Joergensen

Adrianne Wilson Joergensen is an architectural designer who currently works as a Research Coordinator at the ETH Zürich Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) in Singapore. Her research, titled the 'Volcanarium,' projectively frames the volcanoes as architectural works through a series of multi-planar portraits. The work builds on her ongoing interest in the architectural mediation of tourist views and has been published in Drawing Futures (The Bartlett, London, UK), exhibited at NUS Museum, and will be exhibited at the upcoming Chicago Architecture Biennial. She is a frequent guest juror at the NUS Department of Architecture and Glasgow School of Art Singapore. Her professional collaborations include Cosmo Design Factory in New York, FAT in London, and UrbanLab in Chicago. She holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Architecture and a Bachelor of Graphic Design from North Carolina State University.

 
Sarah Mineko Ichioka Sarah Mineko Ichioka is always curious about the cultural dynamics and social potentials of the built environment. Born in California and educated in New Haven and London, Sarah’s career path so far has wound its way between public policy, architecture, research, curation, editorial and non-profit leadership. In the course of this journey she’s been honoured with Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects and the British Council / Clore Cultural Leadership programme, andas of one of the Global Public Interest Design 100.  Relevant to the Substation’s ideas competition, Sarah chaired the advisory and selection committee for the (real) British Pavilion at Venice (2010), and has contributed to a range of architectural biennales and festivals, most recently the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism (2017). In 2015, the Serpentine Galleries commissioned her to write “Patronage, Persuasion and the Public: Fifteen Years of the Serpentine Pavilion”. She served as Director of The Architecture Foundation (London) for nearly six years before relocating to Asia in 2014.

Sarah Mineko Ichioka

Sarah Mineko Ichioka is always curious about the cultural dynamics and social potentials of the built environment. Born in California and educated in New Haven and London, Sarah’s career path so far has wound its way between public policy, architecture, research, curation, editorial and non-profit leadership. In the course of this journey she’s been honoured with Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects and the British Council / Clore Cultural Leadership programme, andas of one of the Global Public Interest Design 100. 

Relevant to the Substation’s ideas competition, Sarah chaired the advisory and selection committee for the (real) British Pavilion at Venice (2010), and has contributed to a range of architectural biennales and festivals, most recently the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism (2017). In 2015, the Serpentine Galleries commissioned her to write “Patronage, Persuasion and the Public: Fifteen Years of the Serpentine Pavilion”. She served as Director of The Architecture Foundation (London) for nearly six years before relocating to Asia in 2014.