The scholarship holders are selected by a six-member jury on the basis of the documents submitted. The jury does not meet in public and decides by simple majority. The jury’s decision is final and cannot be appealed. Legal recourse is excluded.
Curator AIT-ArchitekturSalons und Publishing Director AIT-Dialog, DE-Hamburg
Kristina Bacht studied architecture and urban planning at Technische Universiteit Delft/Netherlands and Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria in Valparaiso/Chile. During and after her studies, she worked with various international architecture offices in Germany, the USA and the Netherlands. Since 2005, Kristina Bacht has been employed with AIT-Dialog with a work focus on architecture communication. In 2009, she developed and established the AIT ArchitekturSalons with venues in Hamburg, Cologne and Munich. As head curator of the galleries she organises exhibitions of internationally renowned architects and is responsible for numerous international architecture congresses and symposia, competitions, workshops, focus groups as well as editorial events, architecture magazines and publications. From 2009-2013, she acted as deputy publishing director, and became publishing director in 2013.
Thomas Huth studied architecture at the Leibniz University of Hanover and at the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands. From 2004 he worked for bbp Architekten, and from 2005 he worked for Dan Pearlman Markenarchitektur in Berlin. In 2006 he moved to Mutabor Design in Hamburg. Since 2010 he is managing director of the office Parat, Hamburg.
Prof. Sabine Keggenhoff
KEGGENHOFF | PARTNER and Detmolder Schule für Architektur und Innenarchitektur (TH OWL), DE-Arnsberg-Neheim
Sabine Keggenhoff completed an apprenticeship as a draughtswoman and studied at the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Design. After working in Sydney and Amsterdam, she founded KEGGENHOFF | PARTNER together with Michael Than in 2001. Since then, they have been realising projects of both disciplines in Germany and abroad as a team, which have received accolades from the very beginning and continue to do so. She held teaching positions in Detmold from 2007 – 2009, and later at the PBSA – Peter Behrens School of Architecture in Düsseldorf from 2013 – 2014. In 2015, she was appointed professor in the field of “Interior Design”, also at the PBSA, before moving to the Detmold School in the same position in 2020. Sabine Keggenhoff is also continuously involved in the discourse on building culture on a voluntary and supra-regional basis.
Eva Marguerre studied at the University of Design in Karlsruhe, where she received her diploma in product design and exhibition design & curatorial practice in 2010. She completed an internship at Stefan Diez design studio in Munich. Already during her studies, she was working self-employed as a product designer and interior stylist. In 2011, Eva Marguerre founded the Besau-Marguerre Studio in Hamburg together with Marcel Besau.
Prof. Ralf Pasel
Pasel Künzel Architects, Member Foundation Board Sto-Stiftung and CODE | Construction + Design, Technische Universität Berlin, DE-Berlin
Ralf Pasel first studied civil engineering at the TU Darmstadt and then graduated in architecture at the TU Dresden. During his studies of architecture he was drawn to Paris and Liverpool in the course of two stays abroad. Ralf Pasel is a founding partner of pasel.künzel architects Rotterdam as well as Pasel-K architects Berlin and has been working for many years on experimental forms of living and building in an international context. The office works closely at the interface between research, practice and teaching. Since 2012, Ralf Pasel has been university professor for design and building construction at the Institute of Architecture at the Technical University of Berlin. From 2015 -19 he was director of the Faculty of Architecture there. Prior to that, he held several international guest professorships, including at the Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Chile and the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design. Additionally, he is a member of the Foundation Board of the Sto Foundation.
RAISERLOPES Architekten + Innenarchitekten, DE-Stuttgart
After training as a craftsman, Hartmut Raiser studied architecture at the University of Stuttgart.
In 1998 he founded, together with Kristina, the office RAISERLOPES Architekten + Innenarchitekten Lopes. The office is active in Germany and abroad with a focus on shop and showroom concepts, exhibition design, residential construction, building in existing contexts and product development. Since 1998, Hartmut Raiser has been a professor of interior design at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences.