The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) have announced Mohsen Mostafavi, Eva Franch i Gilabert, K. Michael Hays, Jeannie Kim, Benjamin Prosky, Rafael Moneo, and Kiel Moe as the jurors of the 2016 Wheelwright Prize. The award, "an open, international competition for early-career architects that supports travel-based research with a $100,000 grant," was relaunched as an international competition in 2012 and is now open to all graduates of professionally accredited programs within the last fifteen years. Last year's winner was Erik l'Heureaux for his proposal to study the extreme climatic conditions of equatorial zones.
Perennial jury members Mohsen Mostafavi, Intl. Assoc. AIA, dean of Harvard’s GSD, and K. Michael Hays, the GSD's Eliot Noyes Professor of Architectural Theory, will be joined by Eva Franch i Gilabert, chief curator and executive director of New York's Storefront for Art and Architecture; Jeannie Kim, assistant dean of academic programs and outreach at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto and winner of the Arthur C. Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship in 2002; Benjamin Prosky, executive director of the AIA's New York Chapter (AIANY); architect Rafael Moneo, Hon. FAIA; and Kiel Moe, AIA, associate professor of architecture and energy at the GSD.
The Harvard GSD is now accepting submissions. The deadline has been extended to February 15, 2016.