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Meet the Jury

Cairo Designathon Round II Esteemed Committee of International Academics and Professionals.


Amira el Nokaly

Associate Professor of Sustainable Architecture, Director of Internationalization, Research Impact Lead, the School of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Lincoln, UK.


Basil Kamel

Professor of architecture and urban theory, Chair of Department of Architecture, The American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt.


Chris Beza

Principal at NBBJ, Award Winning Architect, USA.


Erica Wortham

Co-Director, Innovation Center & Lecturer, Interaction Design Program, George Washington University, USA.


Jonas Rossi

Architect RIBA, member of the Architect’s Order in Portugal and the Council of Architecture and Urbanism in Brazil, UK. 


Leonardo Rossano

Award Winning Architect & Designer, Italy.


May al-Ibrashy

Professor of Architecture, American University in Cairo and Ain Shams University, founder and chair of Megawra Built Environment Collective, Egypt.


Mona Hussein

CEO and Founder of Mona Hussein Design House & Mahally Award, Egypt.


Sherif Elfiki

Professor of Architecture, Head of the Department of Architectural Engineering and Environmental Design in the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, AASTMT, Cairo.


Valeria Passetti 

RIBA Fellow, specialist conservation architect, founder of Conception Architect and Vice President Membership of the RIBA, UK

Andreas Sicklinger

Professor. Department of Architecture, University of Bologna, Italy.

David Shove Brown

Partner 3877 Design Studio, USA.

Luis Pedra Silva

Founding Partner & Lead Architect, Pedra Silva Arquitectos.

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