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  • Louise Amoore

    Louise Amoore

    Working on issues of risk, economy and security at the Institute for Hazard and Risk Research

  • Isabelle Anguelovski

    Isabelle Anguelovski

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Social Scientist trained in Urban and Environmental Planning

  • Xavier Antich

    Xavier Antich

    • La Seu d'Urgell (Spain)


  • Anne Applebaum

    Anne Applebaum

    • Washington (United States of America)

    Writer, journalist and editorial counselor.

  • Maria Auböck

    Maria Auböck

    • Munich (Germany)

    Architect, landscaper, and lecturer. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts.

  • Paul Auster

    Paul Auster

    • New York (United States of America)

    Writer, film director and scriptwriter.

  • Pedro Azara

    Pedro Azara

    (Bois-Colombes, Francia, 1955), Architect

  • Anna Bach

    Anna Bach

    • Barcelona (Spain)


  • Gjergj Bakallbashi

    Gjergj Bakallbashi

    • Tirana (Albania)

    Architect. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts (2016-2022).

  • Ethel Baraona

    Ethel Baraona

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Critic, writer, and curator

  • Enric Batlle

    Enric Batlle

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Architect, lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and President of the prize jury in 2016.

  • Zygmunt Bauman

    Zygmunt Bauman

    • Poznán (Poland)

    Sociologist and philosopher

  • Rosemary Bechler

    Rosemary Bechler

    • London (United Kingdom)

    Writer, journalist, and editor of the E-zine OpenDemocracy.

  • Ulrich Beck

    Ulrich Beck

    • Stolp (Germany)


  • Sajia Begham

    Sajia Begham

    • Kabul (Afghanistan)

    Lawyer and women’s rights researcher.

  • Oriol Bohigas

    Oriol Bohigas

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Architect and writer. President of the prize jury in 2000 and in 2004.

  • Luc Boltanski

    Luc Boltanski

    • Paris (France)

    Sociologist and writer

  • Jordi Borja

    Jordi Borja

    Geographer and urban planner

  • Julie-Anne Boudreau

    Julie-Anne Boudreau

    Doctorada en estudis urbans per l’Escola de Política Pública i Recerca social de la Universitat de Califòrnia

  • Ole Bouman

    Ole Bouman

    • Rotterdam (Netherlands)

    Architect. Member of the prize jury.

  • Judith Butler

    Judith Butler

    • Berkeley (United States of America)


  • Bruce Bégout

    Bruce Bégout

    • Bordeaux (France)

    Philosopher and writer

  • Lydia Cacho

    Lydia Cacho

    • Mexico City (Mexico)

    Journalist, writer and activist for women and children's rights

  • Peter Cachola Schmal

    Peter Cachola Schmal

    • Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    Architect and architecture critic. Director of the German Architecture Museum (DAM) and member of the jury.

  • Teresa Caldeira

    Teresa Caldeira

    • Berkeley (United States of America)

    Anthropologist and Professor of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Nerea Calvillo

    Nerea Calvillo

    • Madrid (Spain)

    Architect and researcher

  • Salvador Cardús

    Salvador Cardús

    • Barcelona (Spain)


  • Judit Carrera

    Judit Carrera

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Political Scientist, director of the European Prize for Urban Public Space

  • Patrick Cockburn

    Patrick Cockburn

    • County Cork (Ireland)

    Journalist, The Independent's Middle East correspondent

  • Rodrigo Coelho

    Rodrigo Coelho

    • Porto (Portugal)

    Architect. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts 82016-2022).

  • Jean-Louis Cohen

    Jean-Louis Cohen

    Architect and Director of the Institut Français d´Architecture, Paris

  • Daniela Colafranceschi

    Daniela Colafranceschi

    • Catanzaro (Italy)

    Architect. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts (2010, 2014 and 2022).

  • Manuel Cruz

    Manuel Cruz

    Professor of Contemporary Philosophy at the University of Barcelona

  • Teddy Cruz

    Teddy Cruz

    Architect and lecturer in urbanism at the University of California, San Diego

  • Dana Cuff

    Dana Cuff

    Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of California, Los Angeles

  • Salma Dalmuji

    Salma Dalmuji


  • Keller Easterling

    Keller Easterling

    An architect and professor at the Yale School of Architecture

  • Alejandro Echeverri

    Alejandro Echeverri

    • Medellín (Colòmbia) | @CachoEcheverri

    Architect and urban planner, director of the Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies (Urbam) at EAFIT University.

  • Carolin Emcke

    Carolin Emcke

    • Berlin (Germany)

    Journalist and philosopher

  • Ulrike Engel

    Ulrike Engel

    With a degree in Art History and Architecture from the Martin-Luther-University (Saale) and the Technical University (Berlin)

  • Frank Furedi

    Frank Furedi

    Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent

  • Josep Fuses

    Josep Fuses

    • Barcelona (Spain)


  • Pete Fussey

    Pete Fussey

    • London (United Kingdom)


  • Gemma Galdón

    Gemma Galdón

    • Barcelona (Espanya) | @GemmaGaldon

    Security researcher and professor on Technology and Society at the University of Barcelona and coordinator of the Observatory of Resistance and Subcultures (RiSc).

  • Albert García Espuche

    Albert García Espuche

    • Barcelona (Spain)

     Architect and historian. Member of the prize jury.

  • Jan Gehl

    Jan Gehl

    • Copenhagen (Denmark)

    Architect and urbanist. Member of the prize jury.

  • Bronislaw Geremek

    Bronislaw Geremek

    (1932-2008). Catedràtic de civilització europea del College of Europe a Natolin (Varsòvia).

  • Masha Gessen

    Masha Gessen

    • Moscow (Russia)

    Journalist and writer 

  • Montserrat Guibernau

    Montserrat Guibernau

    • London (United Kingdom)

    Professor of Political Science

  • Kim Gurney

    Kim Gurney

    • Cape Town (South Africa)

    Writer and visual artist

  • Hakan Günday

    Hakan Günday

    • Istanbul (Turkey)


  • Peter Hall

    Peter Hall

    Catedràtic d’Urbanisme a la Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning, University College London.

  • Suzanne Hall

    Suzanne Hall

    • London (United Kingdom)

    Professor in Sociology at the LSE and co-director of the  Cities programme

  • David Harvey

    David Harvey

    • Gillingham (United Kingdom)


  • Philip Hoare

    Philip Hoare

    • Southampton (United Kingdom)


  • Eric Hobsbawm

    Eric Hobsbawm

    (Alexandria, 1917). Professor emèrit d’Història social i econòmica del Birkbeck College, Universitat de Londres.

  • James Holston

    James Holston

    Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of San Diego, California

  • Axel Honneth

    Axel Honneth

    • Essen (Germany)

    Philosopher and sociologist

  • Srećko Horvat

    Srećko Horvat

    • Osijek (Croatia)

    Philosopher, author and political activist

  • Gus Hosein

    Gus Hosein

    • Londres (Regne Unit) | @GusHosein

    Lawyer and director of Privacy International.

  • Hans Ibelings

    Hans Ibelings

    • Montreal (Canada)

    Architecture critic and historian. Member of the Jury (2016-2022) and, previously, of the Board of Experts of the Prize (2010-2012).

  • Sarah Mineko Ichioka

    Sarah Mineko Ichioka

    • Singapore (Singapore)

    Urbanist. Member of the prize jury (2010-2014)

  • Francesco Indovina

    Francesco Indovina

    • Termini Imerese (Italy) | @FIndovina

    Town planner, writer and politician.

  • Richard Ingersoll

    Richard Ingersoll

    An architect with a doctorate from the University of Berkeley (California)

  • Ira Katznelson 

    Ira Katznelson 

    • New York (United States of America)

    Political scientist and historian

  • Juulia Kauste

    Juulia Kauste

    • Helsinki (Finland)

    Sociologist and art historian. Former member of Prize Jury (2012-2016). Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts (2022).

  • Thomas Keenan

    Thomas Keenan

    Professor d’Història dels mitjans de comunicació i de Literatura comparada

  • Samir Khalaf

    Samir Khalaf

    Professor of Sociology at the American University

  • Michael Kimmelman

    Michael Kimmelman

    • New York (United States of America)

    Essayist and journalist

  • Francisco R. Klauser

    Francisco R. Klauser

    A researcher and member of the Institute for Hazard and Risk Research at Durham University

  • Eric Klinenberg

    Eric Klinenberg

    • New York (United States of America)


  • Juan José Lahuerta

    Juan José Lahuerta

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Architect, head of collections at the National Museum of Art of Catalonia (MNAC), member of the Collegio Docenti della Scuola Dottorati del Istituto Universitario di Architettura (IUAV) of Venice and also holder of the King Juan Carlos I Chair of Spanish Culture and Civilization at New York University (NYU).

  • Evgeny Morozov

    Evgeny Morozov

    • New York (United States of America)

    Researcher and writer

  • Francesc Muñoz

    Francesc Muñoz

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Professor of Urban Geography at Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona

  • Eleni Myrivili

    Eleni Myrivili

    • Athina (Greece)

    Anthropologist and expert in Heat Resilience. Member of the Prize Jury 2022.

  • Moisés Naím

    Moisés Naím

    • Caracas (Venezuela) | @MoisesNaim

    Analyst of the international economy and politics

  • Joan Nogué

    Joan Nogué

    • Girona (Espanya)

    Professor of Human Geography at the University of Girona and director of the Landscape Observatory of Catalonia.

  • Shane O'Toole

    Shane O'Toole

    • Kilkenny (Ireland)

    Architect. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts.

  • Lluís Ortega

    Lluís Ortega

    Architect and professor. Secretary of the Prize jury 2022. 

  • Lugh O’Neill

    Lugh O’Neill

    Composer and sound designer

  • Ewa P. Porębska

    Ewa P. Porębska

    • Warsaw (Poland)

    Architect and architecture critic. Former member of the Prize Jury (2016-2018). Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts (2010-2014 and 2022).

  • Jeremy Packer

    Jeremy Packer

    Associate professor in the School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania

  • José Luis Pardo

    José Luis Pardo

    Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid

  • Marta Peirano

    Marta Peirano

    • Madrid (Spain)

    Journalist and writer

  • Michelle Provoost

    Michelle Provoost

    • Rotterdam (Netherlands)

    Architectural Historian, Director of the International New Town Institute

  • Blanca Pujals

    Blanca Pujals

    • Barcelona (Spain)


  • Jordi Puntí

    Jordi Puntí

    (Manlleu, 1967). A writer and regular commentator for Catalunya Ràdio, El Periódico and L’Avenç

  • Javier Pérez Andújar

    Javier Pérez Andújar

    • Sant Adrià de Besòs (Spain)

    Writer and philologist

  • Rasheed Rahman

    Rasheed Rahman

    (Lahore, 1948). One of Pakistan’s most outstanding journalists

  • Francis Rambert

    Francis Rambert

    • Paris (France)

    Architect. Head of the Architectural Creation Department at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine. Member of the prize jury.

  • Josep Ramoneda

    Josep Ramoneda

    • Barcelona (España)

    Journalist, philosopher and writer, a regular columnist in the newspaper El País and commentator on the radio station Cadena Ser and director of the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona from 1994 to 2011.

  • Vyjayanthi Rao

    Vyjayanthi Rao

    She received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Chicago

  • Carlo Ratti

    Carlo Ratti

  • Carme Ribas

    Carme Ribas

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Architect, Manager of the Besòs Consortium, President and Secretary of the prize jury in 2014 and 2006, respectively.

  • Greg Richards

    Greg Richards

    • Netherlands


  • Katharina Ritter

    Katharina Ritter

    • Vienna (Austria)

    Programme coordinator at the Architekturzentrum Wien. Member of the prize jury.

  • Xavier Rubert de Ventós

    Xavier Rubert de Ventós

    (Barcelona, 1939) Professor of Aesthetics at the Escola d’Arquitectura of Barcelona

  • Andreas Ruby

    Andreas Ruby

    • Basel (Switzerland)

    Architecture critic, curator, teacher and publisher. Member of the Prize Jury 2022.

  • Pere Saborit

    Pere Saborit

    Lecturer in Philosophy in the Humanities Faculty at the Open University of Catalonia and the Banús Secondary School

  • Amadeu Santacana i Juncosa

    Amadeu Santacana i Juncosa

    • Barcelona (Spain)


  • Mar Santamaria

    Mar Santamaria

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Urban planner

  • Saskia Sassen

    Saskia Sassen

    • New York (United States of America)

    Sociologist, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, New York.

  • Donald Sassoon

    Donald Sassoon

    (Cairo). Professor of Comparative European History at Queen Mary, University of London.

  • Alessandro Scarnato

    Alessandro Scarnato

    • Barcelona (Spain)


  • Marta Segarra

    Marta Segarra

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Philologyst and researcher

  • Jorge Semprún

    Jorge Semprún

    (Madrid, 1923) Writer and philosopher

  • Richard Sennett

    Richard Sennett

    • New York (United States of America)

    Sociologist and writer, professor at the London School of Economics (LSE)

  • Carlo Sessa

    Carlo Sessa

    • Roma (Italy)

    Expert in Statistics and Demography

  • Olga Sezneva

    Olga Sezneva

    • Saint Petersburg (Russia)

    Urban sociologist. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts.

  • Elif Shafak

    Elif Shafak

    • Strasbourg (France)

    Writer and PhD in Philosophy

  • Kamila Shamsie

    Kamila Shamsie

    • London (United Kingdom) | @KamilaShamsie

    Writer of Pakistani origin who has published seven novels and who won the Prime Minister's Award for Literature of Pakistan.

  • Daryush Shayegan

    Daryush Shayegan

    Assagista i filòsof

  • Bashkim Shehu

    Bashkim Shehu

    • Barcelona (Spain)

    Writer and translator. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts.

  • Mimi Sheller

    Mimi Sheller

    • Philadelphia (United States of America)


  • David Simon

    David Simon

    • Cape Town (South Africa)

    Director of Mistra Urban Futures and Professor of Development Geography

  • AbdouMaliq Simone

    AbdouMaliq Simone

    Professor of Sociology at Goldsmith College of the University of London

  • Shirley Steinberg

    Shirley Steinberg

    • Calgary (Canada)


  • Dietmar Steiner

    Dietmar Steiner

    • Vienna (Austria)

    Architect and former director of the Architekturzentrum Wien. Member of the prize jury.

  • Paloma Strelitz

    Paloma Strelitz

    • London (United Kingdom)

    Strategist and creative director with a focus on cities, culture, and technology. Member of the Prize Jury 2022.  

  • Bo Stråth

    Bo Stråth

    • Helsinki (Finland)


  • John Urry

    John Urry

    • Lancaster (United Kingdom)


  • Gijs Van Oenen

    Gijs Van Oenen

    A political scientist and lecturer in Philosophy of Law at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam

  • Jean-Paul Vanderlinden

    Jean-Paul Vanderlinden

    • Versailles (France)

    Professor in Ecological Economics and Environmental Studies

  • Špela Videčnik

    Špela Videčnik

    • Ljubljana (Slovenia)

    Architect. Member of the Prize Jury 2022.

  • Judy Wajcman

    Judy Wajcman

    • London (United Kingdom)

    Sociologist, Anthony Giddens professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Visiting Professor at the Oxford Internet Institute.

  • Eyal Weizman

    Eyal Weizman

    Architect and director of the research agency Forensic Architecture

  • Michel Wieviorka

    Michel Wieviorka

    • Paris (França)

    Sociologist and director of studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.

  • Sam Williams

    Sam Williams

    • London (United Kingdom)

    Lanscape Architect

  • Viktor Zotov

    Viktor Zotov

    • Kyiv (Ukraine)

    Architect. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts (2016-2022).

  • Sharon Zukin

    Sharon Zukin

    Professor of Sociology at the Columbia University of New York

  • Matevž Čelik

    Matevž Čelik

    • Ljubljana (Slovenia)

    Architect. Former Member of the Prize Jury (2014-2018). Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts (2012 and 2022).