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Ilka Ruby, Chairwoman
Ruby Press, Berlin

Ilka Ruby is a Berlin-based publisher and curator on issues surrounding architecture and urbanism. She studied architecture at RWTH Aachen and TU Vienna. Together with her partner Andreas Ruby, she founded textbild, an office for architectural communication, and Ruby Press, a publishing house with a focus on architecture, art, and other cultural practices engaged in the production of space. Ilka Ruby has taught at Cornell University, Berlin University of the Arts, and the Peter Behrens School of Architecture in Düsseldorf.

Camilla van Deurs
Gehl Architects, Copenhagen

Partner, Director Head of Design Team Architect MAA, PhD. As Team Lead, Camilla works with her team to develop Public Space and Street Designs, Masterplanning Frameworks and Pilot Projects. Camilla has worked with both public and private clients in Europe, USA, Australia, Middle East and China at both a strategic and design level. Camilla holds a PhD in Urban Design with a focus on urban housing and is an active lecturer on the Gehl methodology, speaking at conferences around the world. She is also an Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen, as well as a Board Member for the Danish Architects Association.

Carlos Ferrater
OAB, Barcelona

Doctor of Architecture and Professor of Architectural Project Design at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Director of the Cátedra Blanca, Barcelona. Awarded the 2009 National Architecture Award by the Spanish Ministry of Housing for his overall career and since 2011 member of the Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA. Academician-Elect of the Real Academia de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi. Conferred as Doctor honoris causa by the University of Trieste. In 2006 he set up, along with Xavier Martí, Lucía Ferrater and Borja Ferrater, the Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB), with Núria Ayala as Projectʼs Director.

Albert Moya
Filmmaker, Barcelona – New York

Hailing from Catalonia, Albert Moya is at the forefront of a new generation of film directors who are injecting structure and ambitious storytelling into fashion’s motion image field. He began his career as an art director to the fashion brand El Delgado Buil, but Moya’s fascination with historic cinema swiftly led him to filmmaking. After assisting directors including Isabel Coixet in his home country, Moya moved to New York in 2013 where he directed his debut short “American Autumn”. Throughout Moya’s work the thread of design and architecture personified has lead to meaningful collaborations with Bulgari, Mulberry, Hermés, M2Malletier and a new Dries Van Noten Film shot at Palau de la Musica to name a few.

Salvi Plaja Miró
Design Director for Simon and Fluvia, Barcelona

Salvi Plaja Miró, design director for SIMON Holding and Fluvia, he has an extense experience in the industrial design field.  Under his leadership, SIMON has been widely awarded both in national and international contests including the Premios Nacionales de Diseño 2016 awarded by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, the IF Gold Design Award, the Red Dot Awards, the Premios Delta, and the Premi Catalunya d’Ecodisseny 2015.

Calendar

2016 event
2nd June Competition launch through simonprize.org
June – September Registration period
16th September / 7th october extended! Deadline for registrations
31st October Deadline for submissions
18-19th November Jury meeting and decision-making
22nd December  Granting Ceremony at the Barcelona Pavilion