Francis Kéré is Principal of Kéré Architecture, based in Berlin, Germany and was a member of the Holcim Awards jury for Africa Middle East in 2014.
Jürgen Mayer H. is Founder and Principal of Berlin-based cross disciplinary architecture studio, J. MAYER H.
He studied at Stuttgart University, The Cooper Union and at Princeton University.
His work has been published and exhibited worldwide and is part of international collections including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York and San Francisco.
Jürgen Mayer H. was awarded the Mies-van-der-Rohe Award in 2003 for emerging architects for Stadthaus Ostfildern, Germany, and was winner of the Holcim Award Bronze 2005 for region Europe for the project Metropol Parasol in Seville, Spain.
Jürgen Mayer H. has taught at Princeton University, University of the Arts Berlin, Harvard University, Kunsthochschule Berlin, the Architectural Association in London, the Columbia University, New York, and at the University of Toronto, Canada.
He was Head of the Holcim Awards jury for region Europe in 2011.