An International Panel reviewed twenty-eight Stage 1 and 2 projects. Our thanks to the Panel for their participation in the Local Project Challenge Awards.


  • Jonathan Barton (CHILE)
    Centre for Sustainable Urban Development, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Louise Cox (AUSTRALIA)
    Past International Union of Architects President & Chair of Habitat Professionals Forum for UN-HABITAT
  • Juan Esteban Correa Elejalde (COLOMBIA)
    Professor and architect, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin
  • Alexandra Hiniker (USA)
    Executive Fellow for Sustainability Initiatives, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Naomi Hoogervorst (KENYA)
    Senior Urban Planner, UN-Habitat
  • Daniela Jacome (ECUADOR)
    Professor, School of Architecture, UTE
  • Smruti Jukur (INDIA)
    Slum Dwellers International and SPARC Project Officer
  • Rajeev Kathpalia (INDIA)
    Partner, Vastu Shilpa Consultants, Trustee Vastu Shilpa Foundation
  • Helen Lochhead (AUSTRALIA)
    Dean, Faculty of Built Environment, UNSW; President, RAIA
  • Changfang Luo and Rob Breed (THE NETHERLANDS)
    Founders, Architecture In Development
  • Shagun Mehrotra (USA)
    Senior Urban Specialist, The World Bank
  • Miodrag Mitrasinovic (USA)
    Professor, The New School Parsons
  • Magda Mostafa (EGYPT)
    Co-Director, UNESCO-UIA Architectural Education Commission and Co-Reporter UNESCO-UIA Validation Council
  • Marc Norman (USA
    Professor, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan
  • Vitor Oliveira (PORTUGAL)
    Professor, Urban Morphology at Universidade Lusófona do Porto
  • Danielle Olsen (UK)
    International Cultural Producer, Wellcome Trust
  • Peter Phibbs
    Director, Henry Halloran Trust, University of Sydney
  • Caroline Pidcock (AUSTRALIA)
    Architect and Director at PIDCOCK (AUSTRALIA)
  • Jeffrey Raven (USA)
    Director, Graduate Urban Design Program, New York Institute of Technology
  • Aromar Revi and Rakhi Sahay (INDIA)
    International Institute for Human Settlements
  • Peter Rich (SOUTH AFRICA)
    Peter Rich Architects
  • Ayanda Roji (SOUTH AFRICA)
    General Manager: Research and Knowledge Management, Johannesburg City Parks
  • Robert Shibley (USA)
    Dean, School of Architecture and Planning, University of Buffalo
  • Cameron Sinclair (USA)
    Founder, Worldchanging Ventures and Architecture for Humanity
  • Michael Sorkin (USA)
    Architect, Michael Sorkin Studio
  • Peter Williams (USA)
    President, International Institute of Rural Reconstruction
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