Critical engagement with the social, technological and environmentally-relevant issues that shape our contemporary culture was one of the most important decision criteria for the jury made up of Alejandro Zaero-Polo
, Elaine Molinar of Snøhetta
, Jing Liu of Solid Objectives
, Lucia Allais (School of Architecture at Princeton University
), and the critic and architectural historian William Menking. At the same time, a focus was also placed on contextual measures and the search for innovative communication strategies and synergistic concepts.