The jury members for the inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize have been announced by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Foundation. The biennial award, launched earlier this year by the RAIC and Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama, intends to recognize and celebrate a single work of architecture that is "transformative, inspired as well as inspiring, and reflects the humanistic values of justice, respect, equality and inclusivity."
It's not too late to apply: deadline for submission is August 1, 2014, and the prize consists of $100,000 CAD and a sculpture by Canadian designer Wei Yew.
Read on for the full list of jury members.
- Edward Cullinan, Hon FRAIC, Royal Institute of British Architects Gold Medalist, founder of Cullinan Studio in London, England
- Maxime-Alexis Frappier, MIRAC, winner of the RAIC 2013 Young Architect Award, co-founder acdf* architecture-urbanisme-intérieur in Montreal, QC
- Barry Johns, FRAIC, Chancellor of the RAIC College of Fellows, founder of Barry Johns Architecture Ltd. in Edmonton, AB
- Brian MacKay-Lyons, FRAIC, principal of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects in Halifax, N.S., professor at Dalhousie University
- Patricia Patkau, FRAIC, RAIC Gold Medalist, co-founder of Patkau Architects in Vancouver, BC., Emerita Professor at the University of British Columbia
- Bing Thom, FRAIC, RAIC Gold Medalist, principal of Bing Thom Architects in Vancouver, BC.
"Wayne deAngelis, FRAIC, president of the RAIC, will serve as an alternate as needed.
The jury includes independent experts of international stature engaged in architectural practice, teaching, sustainable development and service to society and the architectural profession.
The Prize winner will be announced at a gala in Toronto on October 11, 2014."
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