Members of the Jury



Jessica Borchardt, BN Architekten, Hamburg

Following her training as a carpenter, Jessica Borchardt studied architecture at TU Braunschweig. During this time, she spent six months in the USA for a study visit and supported Prof. Meinhardt von Gerkan at the Institute for Building Design. She was awarded a DAAD Scholarship and the ‘Lavespreis Stipendium’. After working for gmp von Gerkan, Marg und Partner for four years, she founded Borchardt Architektur in 2005, and subsequently the Hamburg-based office BN Architekten together with Simone Nentwig in 2007.

BN Architekten
Hopfensack 19
20457 Hamburg


Prof. Peter Cheret – Representative of Sto Foundation and Cheret Bozic Architekten BDA DWB, Stuttgart

Following his architectural studies at Konstanz University of Applied Sciences and Stuttgart University, Peter Cheret initially worked as a freelance architect before founding the office Cheret und Englert in 1988. In 1993, he established the office Cheret Bozic Architekten. After teaching activities in ‘Introduction to Design’ at Stuttgart University and his visiting professorship at Trier University of Applied Sciences, he was offered a professorship at Stuttgart University at the Faculty of Building Construction and Design in 1995. Additionally, he is a member of the board of trustees of the Sto Foundation.

Cheret Bozic Architekten BDA DWB
Johannesstraße 11/1
70176 Stuttgart



Prof. Sabine Keggenhoff, Keggenhoff I Partner, Arnsberg

Sabine Keggenhoff was trained as a construction draughtswoman and studied (interior) architecture at the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences. Together with Michael Than she founded the office KEGGENHOFF | PARTNER in 2001, a branch office in Palma de Mallorca/Spain was opened in 2009. From 2007 to 2009 she held a teaching assignment at the Interior Design Faculty of Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences. Her teaching assignment at the Architecture Faculty at the PBSA - Peter Behrens School of Architecture, Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences from 2013 to 2014 was followed by a professorship at the same faculty in 2015.
Keggenhoff + Partner
Karlstraße 10
59755 Arnsberg

Christine Pille, cubik3 Innenarchitekten, Hamburg

After her interior design studies at Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Christine Pille initially worked with Tahmassebi Design, Architekturbüro HOK and AMS Interior Design in Berlin, until she joined Cubik3 Innenarchitektur in 2000. Together with Rainer Götting, Jochen Hagen and Jens Schneider, she has been a co-owner of the Hamburg-based office since 2010.

Cubik³ Interior architecture
Altonaer Poststrasse 9b
22767 Hamburg

Nik Schweiger, barefoot design und 3deluxe biorhythm, Berlin

After completing his interior design studies in Wiesbaden, Nik Schweiger worked with Philippe Stark in Paris as well as Matteo Thun in Milan, before he together with communication designers Andreas and Stephan Lauhoff founded “3deluxe” in 1992. In 2005, the design principle ‘Biorythm-Modern-Recreation’ with a focus on recreation, design and sustainability was introduced in the office. Biorhythm implements projects on the basis of a holistic philosophy which balances real and imagined space as well as social aspects ranging between sensuality and intellect. In subsequent years, he was also involved in the scientific field and gave several lectures. Together with his brother, Til Schweiger, he founded Barefoot Design in 2014. With their interior design and design firm they pursue a concept focussing in exceptional atmospheres.

UG & Co. KG
Winsstraße 53
10405 Berlin

Kristina Bacht, Curator AIT-ArchitekturSalons, Publishing Director GKT, Hamburg

Kristina Bacht studied architecture and urban planning at Technische Universiteit Delft/Netherlands and Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria in Valparaiso/Chile. During and after her studies, she worked with various international architecture offices in Germany, the USA and the Netherlands, among them Steidle&Partner in Munich and Architectenbureau Paul de Ruiter in Amsterdam. Since 2005, Kristina Bacht has been employed with AIT/GKT with a work focus on architecture communication. In 2009, she developed and established the AIT ArchitekturSalons with venues in Hamburg, Cologne and Munich. As head curator of the galleries she organises exhibitions of internationally renowned architects and is responsible for numerous international architecture congresses and symposia, competitions, workshops, focus groups as well as editorial events, architecture magazines and publications. From 2009-2013, she acted as deputy publishing director, and became publishing director in 2013.

Gesellschaft für Knowhow-Transfer
In Architektur und Bauwesen mbH
Bei den Mühren 70
20457 Hamburg