The International Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects is pleased to announce the 2020 International Chapter Architecture Awards Jury:
- Wei Jien (Jury Chair) RAIA | L’Observatoire International
- Razvan Ghilic-Micu RAIA | Hassell
- Minnie Cade RAIA | John Wardle Architects
wei jien | L'Observatoire International
Wei Jien is a registered architect in Queensland, is currently living abroad in the United States, and is a Senior Associate at L’Observatoire International. Wei moved to New York in 2012 and joined L’Observatoire International where she currently leads a team focused on various large scale public and commercial projects and collaborates with renowned international architects like Steven Holl, Gehry Partners, OMA, DS+R and Selldorf Architects. Wei has remained active in the Australian architectural community and was Co-Creative Director of the Institute’s National Conference in 2018. As a member of the International Chapter Council, her goal is to promote young Australian architects abroad and foster a support network and dialogue amongst Institute members.
Razvan Ghilic-Micu | Hassell
Razvan is an architect with a keen interest in innovation and agility and an advocate for research-centric practice. At Hassell he is involved in designing new-generation working and learning environments in Singapore and across Asia. He is a graduate of Princeton University and has over a decade of professional experience in Singapore, Shanghai, New York and Toronto. Razvan balances practice with ongoing involvement in the Singapore Institute of Architects, where he serves on the Publications Committee as the Features Editor of The Singapore Architect magazine. He is also a studio guest-lecturer at the National University of Singapore, where he leads the Hassell design studio unit, and sits on the M.Arch Thesis jury.
MINNIE CADE | JOHN WARDle architects
Minnie Cade is a practising architect with over 20 years’ experience in the design and delivery of projects across Australia in both the private and public sector with a strong focus on design excellence.
In 2017-2018 Minnie managed the design and delivery of John Wardle Architect’s exhibition ‘Somewhere Other’ at the 2018 Biennale di Architettura in Venice. This included the design, manufacture, transport and installation of the piece.
Minnie has particular strengths in creative problem solving and has broad expertise in design management throughout project delivery. She has developed a combination of design, management, facilitation and business skills that are instrumental in the design review process.