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.
Kevin Daly is the founder of Kevin Daly Architects based in Los Angeles, USA.
For over twenty years he has pursued an architecture that delves into the paradoxes of the urban condition and the consequences of intervention. He pursues architecture that is performative on every level: environmentally, structurally, economically, and aesthetically.
Kevin Daly Architects has demonstrated the benefits of advanced, unconventional building technology in works that are consistently recognized in publications and awards, and range from public schools, custom residences, and university buildings to affordable housing.
His projects include the Camino Nuevo Charter Academy Schools project, Los Angeles, a series of five projects designed over the course of a decade; BIHOME, Los Angeles, affordable architectural models for infilling Southern California's single-family residential fabric; and the Harvard Art Museum, Allston, MA.
He received his Master of Architecture from Rice University, Houston, USA. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of California in Berkeley. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is a board member of the AIA/LA Chapter.
He is on the design faculty at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and has lectured at institutions including Stanford University, Cornell University, Rice University, SCI arc, the Architectural League of New York, the University of Texas at Austin, and RISD.
Kevin Daly will be a member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for North America in 2017.