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2007 Awards Jury Team

New to the team in 2007:

  • Daniel Pink ** special “Guest Juror” ** Best-selling author of A Whole New Mind, contributing editor Wired Magazine, international speaker, board member of The Big Picture Company. His articles on business and technology have also appeared in The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and other publications.
  • Alan November ** special “Guest Juror” ** Senior Partner of November Learning and founder of the international Building Learning Communities summer conference, best-selling author of Empowering Students with Technology, International educational technology leader and keynote speaker, co-founder of the Stanford Institute for Educational Leadership Through Technology, and elected as one of the original five national Christa McAuliffe Educators.
  • Stephen Heppell — formerly ran UK’s famed ULTRALAB, described by Microsoft and the Guardian as “Europe’s leading on-line education guru”, leading consultant for the Building Schools for the Future programme, international speaker and writer on technology, education, and school design, and lifelong educator.
  • John Weekes, AIA - Principal of DOWA (Dull Olson Weekes Architects), Jury Chair for 2007 AIA CAE Awards program.
  • Peter Brown, AIA, LEED AP - Principal, Founder of School Collaborative design firm; previous Director of K-12 Practice, Perkins+Will.
  • Judy Marks, Hon. AIA - Assistant Director, NCEF (National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities).
  • Beth Hebert - education/curriculum author, former Principal of the Crow Island Elementary School (recognized architectural landmark for school design), passionate school design advocate.
  • Tim Dufault, AIA - President of Cuningham Group Architecture, P.A.
  • Ron Bogle - President & CEO, American Architectural Foundation and the Great Schools By Design initiative, jury member of the 2007 AIA CAE Awards program.
  • Ana Ines Bajcura - architect, winner of 2006 DesignShare Honor Award for an innovative kindergarten in Moreno, Argentina.
  • Chris Lehmann, founding Principal, Science Leadership Academy, named as one of “20 [Educators] to Watch” by the National School Boards Association in 2006.
  • Christian Long - Founder, think:lab studio; Advisor and past President & CEO, DesignShare.
  • More jury members to come over the next month — stay tuned!

Returning to the team from the past:

  • Dr. Jeff Lackney, AIA, REFP - author of “Thirty-three Educational Design Principles for Schools and Community Learning” (NCEF), Partner, Fielding/Nair International.
  • Dr. Susan Wolff - author of “Design Features for Project-Based Learning”, Dean of Instruction at Columbia Gorge Community College.
  • Jeff Phillips - Principal Consultant for Research and Development in Facility Planning for the Department of Education and Training in Western Australia; President of Australasia Region of the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI).
  • Dr. Frank Locker, AIA, REFP - CEFPI Planner of the Year (1999), principal with Frank Locker Inc, educational planners from the Boston area, additionally undertaking projects as a senior planning consultant with Fielding Nair International, and as a principal of DeJONG-LOCKER.
  • Dr. Pablo Campos - Architect, campus planner, professor of Architecture in the Universidad San Pablo-C.E.U. (Spain)
  • Bobbie Hill - Partner, Director of Planning, Concordia Architecture & Planning.
  • Ulla Kjaervang - educational facility planning consultant, formally with the Danish Centre of Educational Environment (Denmark).
  • Amy Yurko, AIA - Founder of BrainSpaces, leader in the design of innovative learning environments.

Ex-Officio advisory team:

  • Prakash Nair, REFP - Managing Editor of DesignShare, Partner and President of Fielding/Nair International, CEFPI MacConnell Award winner.
  • Randy Fielding, AIA - Founder of DesignShare, Chairman and founding Principal of Fielding/Nair International.


2007 Article Sections:

1. Introduction
2. Summary of 2007 Program
3. 2007 Patterns of Innovation
4. 2007 Honor Awards – Full Description
5. 2007 Merit Awards – Full Description
6. 2007 Citation Awards – List only
7. 2007 Recognized Value Awards – List only
8. Jury Team
9. 2007 Jury Conversation #1


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