They selected the champions

The Brick Award 22 jury is made up of highly qualified architects from five different countries. They share a passion for architecture and their different approaches and specialisms complement one another. Together, they chose the most outstanding buildings.

JESPER GOTTLIEB

Studied at the University of California, Berkeley and in the architecture master’s programme at the Royal Danish Academy of Art. Before becoming a partner at Gottlieb Paludan Architects in 1993, he worked in the USA and Denmark and taught at architecture schools in California, New Mexico and Copenhagen. He has won numerous awards for his contribution to industrial and infrastructure architecture and most recently the Brick Award 20 in the category Working together for the Delft Municipal Archive.

TINA GREGORIČ

Born in Slovenia, she completed her postgraduate studies at the Architectural Association in London in 2002. She worked with Zaha Hadid Architects, taught at the Architectural Association and Graz University of Technology and founded Dekleva Gregorič Architects in Ljubljana with Aljoša Dekleva in 2003. The studio was nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award, received the Wan House of the Year Award 2015 and an award at the International Architecture Awards 2012. Since 2014, she has been a professor and head of institute at Vienna University of Technology.

INGRID VAN DER HEIJDEN

Discovered architecture after a career in marketing and carpentry. She is the co-founder of Civic, an internationally active architectural practice in Amsterdam that was established in 2015. Civic designs public institutions, public spaces and sculptures. The architect aspires to a sustainable architecture that will still be as interesting in 50 years as it is today, founded upon poetic pragmatism, timelessness and a forward-looking approach.

WILFRIED KUEHN

A partner at the architecture firm Kuehn ­Malvezzi as well as a curator and author. He has been teaching at the Vienna University of Technology since 2018. The architecture firm, founded in 2001, became internationally known for redesigning numerous museum buildings. Kuehn Malvezzi’s work has been presented in several international exhibitions, such as the 10th, 13th and 14th Architecture Biennales in Venice and the 1st and 2nd Architecture Biennales in Chicago.

BRIGITTE SHIM

Born in Jamaica, she graduated from the University of Waterloo in Canada with a degree in architecture and environmental sciences. In 1994, Shim and her partner co-founded the Shim-Sutcliffe Architects studio in Toronto. Shim is a faculty member at the University of Toronto and has taught at Yale University, Harvard University, Cooper Union, Auckland University and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Shim-Sutcliffe have been awarded the Order of Canada.

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