UDAD 2019 Jury

Urban Design & Architecture Design Awards 2019 Jury Panelist:

Angela Lee
HKS Inc. Architects
ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP | Principal
Role: Managing Director – Southeast Asia

As managing director of Southeast Asia, Angela is responsible for the overall performance and strategic direction of HKS in that region. She has 22 years of healthcare planning experience and participating in the design and planning of over 1.1 million square meters of healthcare projects worldwide. These LEED and JCI Accredited medical projects have ranged in size from 1,400 to 325,000 square meters with bed counts from 30 to 1,650 beds. Angela’s projects have been honored with design awards from both the AIA and Modern Healthcare. She has been recognized in publications such as Healthcare Design, Health Facilities Management, Healthcare Design Ideas and Medical Construction and Design.


Lilian Crum
Art + Design
Lawrence Technological University

Assistant Professor + Director, BFA Graphic Design + BFA Interaction Design
Lilian Crum is a Detroit-based visual artist and designer. She received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and previously received her HBA in Art and Art History from the University of Toronto and Sheridan College. 

She is a founder and partner of Unsold Studio, a collaborative art and design studio that focuses on producing work for creative culture and the public good. Clients include Cranbrook Art Museum, Will Leather Goods and Culture Lab Detroit, and the studio is involved in community-development initiatives such as Impact 48 through the AIGA Detroit chapter. The studio has recently exhibited Cornell College in Iowa and Pratt Institute in New York City.


Alexandra Barker
Assistant Chairperson of Graduate Architecture, Adjunct Associate Professor – Cce Graduate Architecture & Urban Design
Pratt Institute

Alexandra Barker Is currently the Assistant Chair of the Graduate Architecture and Urban Design Program. Previously she coordinated the MARCH program since it began in 2001. She also teaches core studios and history/theory seminars. In 2007, Barker and Catherine Ingraham received a grant from NCARB to create a seminar that integrates practice and the academy. In 2008, Barker and Nico Kienzl received a FIPSE/CSDS grant to integrate sustainable practices into the GAUD curriculum. She is a principal of Barker Freeman Design Office, a New York practice employing material research, fabrication technologies and system design as generative tools in the development of multivalent spatial solutions.


Gisela Baurmann
Visiting Assistant Professor Graduate Architecture & Urban Design, Interior Design
Pratt Institute

Gisela Baurmann practices and teaches architectural design in Europe and the US. She is founding partner of the architecture office Büro NY based in New York and Berlin. Her research investigates fabrication techniques of the decorative arts as conceptual methods of design to generate structural and material proposals with local specificity. Gisela Baurmann’s design, in collaboration with Jonas Coersmeier and Sawad Brooks, was chosen as finalist and first runner-up in the World Trade Center Memorial Competition, with over 5,200 participants the largest design competition in history. Other awards include: New York State Council on the Arts Grant, Kinne Fellow Prize and Honor Award for Excellence in Design, Columbia University. Gisela was a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) and Fulbright Scholar. Recognized design competition entries are: Lecture Hall Complex, RWTH Aachen, finalist, New Silk Road Cultural Park, China, finalist, Green Plaza van Alen Institute competition, 2nd prize, among others.


Donald Conning
Managing Director, Senior Associate Gensler

Don is an architect with over 28 years of experience in Asia Pacific, with a focus in architecture, master planning, and interior design. He has successfully led the design of complex hospitality projects in the region.

Based in Singapore since 2015, Don manages the daily operations of Gensler Singapore and Bangkok offices as the managing director, with Singapore office serving the Asia Pacific region as Gensler’s latest regional hub office. In addition, Don often assumes an oversight role on projects, to ensure the quality of the delivery and to maintain key client relationships.

During his time in Vietnam between 2007 and 2012, Don implemented a wide range of projects, including residential, commercial office buildings, mixed-use, hospitality, resort, retail, and education projects throughout Vietnam and Cambodia.

Prior to 2007, Don performed as a lead architect role on many high-profile projects in Hong Kong, interfacing with many international and Asia Pacific developers, consultants and contractors. His expert knowledge of design, delivery and procurement process established trust and brought value as the lead of those teams.


Dylan Baker-Rice
Principal Studio Baker-Rice & Visiting Prof. Pratt Institute GAUD

Dylan Baker-Rice is principal of the award-winning architectural practice, Studio Baker-Rice based in Brooklyn New York and a Visiting Professor of Architecture at Pratt Institute’s Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Design. Dylan Baker-Rice’s work focuses primarily on areas of single and multi-family residential projects, hospitality design, and cultural projects. With an undergraduate degree in Sustainable Development and Master’s in Architecture from Columbia University, issues of environment and urban design are at the forefront of practice and teaching. Prior to founding Studio Baker-Rice in 2016, Dylan served as director of Affect-t in Hong Kong, worked as a lead designer at Zaha Hadid Architects in London, and Asymptote Architecture in New York. He has also taught at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong, and The University of Saint Joseph in Macau.


Jaime E Correa
Assoc. Professor Prof Practice
University of Miami

Jaime Correa is an Associate Professor in Practice and the former Director of the Master in Urban Design at the School of Architecture of the University of Miami (position held from 1996 to 2014) where he was also the Knight Professor in Community Building.

He is one among the 14 architects and town planners that launched the American New Urbanism movement, one of its most important promoters in Latin America, and also one of its most significant critics. From 2013-2017 he has served as a Climate Reality Mentor under the tutelage of former Vice-President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore. His professional firm is engaged in a new type of urban design practice focusing on social innovations, bottom-up urbanism, the creation of real estate value through morphogenetic disruptions, generative codes, self-organization and its interconnection with structured and unstructured information. His projects explore: incremental master planning, super-graphics and the physical representation of information in urban areas, informal urbanism, morphogenesis, colossal refugee camps, tiny gap-housing, self-organizing redevelopment, public space design, big data mining, the Internet of Things, and sea-level-rise adaptation and evacuation.


María Arquero de Alarcón
Director, Master of Urban Design
Associate Professor

María Arquero de Alarcón is an Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban and Regional Planning and Director of the Master of Urban Design at the University of Michigan Taubman College. Operating at the intersection of architecture, landscape, and urbanism, her work interrogates the agency of design promoting cultural and environmental values in the agenda of urban sustainability. Her recent research projects articulate urban design strategies in response to urgent socio-spatial challenges and visualize urban landscape dynamics through time, examine the 20th-century legacies of water urbanization, and map nonconforming practices of urbanization. Her teaching includes design studios, seminars and interdisciplinary workshops that incorporate experiential learning components through partnerships across the Great Lakes Region, Latin America, and Europe.


Paul W Chan
Faculty of Architecture and The Built Environment in Delft University of Technology

Paul W Chan joined the Faculty of Architecture and The Built Environment in Delft University of Technology in March 2019 as Professor of Design and Construction Management.  Since his PhD study on construction labour productivity at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Paul has developed a track record in studying how people cope with organizational, social and technological change.  He has managed a number of funded research projects in this regard, with recent studies examining business model innovation in transforming the built environment.  Prior to joining Delft University of Technology, Paul led the Management of Projects Research Group at The University of Manchester, which runs one of the world’s largest MSc Programs in the field.  He is Editor of Construction Management and Economics, and Immediate Past Chair of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM).  He has authored/co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed journal and conference articles.  He also co-authored Constructing Futures (2010), a Wiley-Blackwell book on leadership and futures thinking in the construction industry.