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Announcing your 2018 INDE.Awards jury

Entries for the INDE.Awards 2018 are open and our jury is taking shape with leading figures from architecture and design in APAC and beyond. Year two of the INDE.Awards, which will be bestowed in Singapore on 29 June 2018, is set to be APAC’s most significant celebration of regional architecture and design.

Announcing your 2018 INDE.Awards jury

Entries have begun flowing in well ahead of the 29 January ‘close of entries’ date. Entries can be lodged online through for our 14 award categories.

Introducing Your 2018 Jury

The INDE.Awards 2018 jury consists of specially selected, progressive thought leaders with their fingers on the pulse of what’s happening in the Asia Pacific region, as well as globally. We are happy to announce that the INDE.Awards 2018 will be in the respected hands of…


Abbie Galvin, Principal, BVN (Sydney) – An architect who has worked for over twenty years on internationally recognised public, educational, health, research and workplace projects.

Aric Chen, Lead Curator, Design and Architecture, M+ (Hong Kong) – A design critic and curator shaping the collection at the upcoming museum for Asian visual culture in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District.

Eleena Jamil, Eleena Jamil Architect (Kuala Lumpur) – An architect focused on creating enduring environments and tactile spatial solutions with strong references to context and local culture.

James Calder, Founder, Calder Consultants (Melbourne) – A design practitioner, facilitator, author and part-time educator interested in all facets of the strategy, design and use of the workplace.


Joshua Comaroff, Design Consultant, Lekker Architects (Singapore) – A published writer and designer working with his partner Ong Ker-Shing across a broad spectrum of projects with special emphasis on design for the arts, children and seniors.

Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd, Founders, PearsonLloyd (London) – Founders of a celebrated design studio that works across the aviation, workplace, urban design and healthcare sectors with the goal of identifying and responding to shifting behavioural patterns.

Luke Yeung, Partner, Architectkidd (Bangkok) – A Hong-Kong-born, Thailand-based designer interested in exploring local vernacular materials as design starting points for contemporary architecture.

Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu, Founders, Neri&Hu Design and Research Office (Shanghai/London) – Award-winning architectural design practitioners who are also active in teaching and research.


Paul McGillick, Writer / Editor / Public Speaker, McGillick Consulting (Sydney) – A prominent writer and editor specialising in architecture, art and design, and was formerly the Editorial Director at Indesign Media for over a decade.

Raj Nandan, Founder and CEO, Indesign Media (Singapore/Sydney) – Publisher at the design industry’s premier regional media house, Indesign Media Asia Pacific, and founder of the INDE.Awards.

Shashi Caan, Founding Partner, SC Collective (New York/Edinburgh) – A design practitioner, design futurist, educator, author and distinguished thought leader for architectural design internationally.

William Smart, Founder, Smart Design Studio (Sydney) – An architect channelling a sense of pure modernism for the twenty-first century, and the INDE.Awards 2017 Luminary winner.


Chan Ee Mun, Senior Associate at WOHA (Singapore) – An acclaimed designer and project leader across a number of residential, commercial, conservation, institutional and hospitality projects.

Jan Utzon, Architect at Utzon Architects (Denmark) – The son of Sydney Opera House Designer Jørn Utzon. Jan has designed acclaimed buildings across the world with a noted focus on improving the lives of citizens in developing nations.

Stephen Burks, Designer at Stephen Burks Man Made (USA) – A designer and travel enthusiast with a socially conscious view of design. Burks believes in a pluralistic vision of design that is inclusive of all cultural perspectives.

Entries for the INDE.Awards 2018 are now open!

Head to for more details, and to view the category criteria.

Stay tuned for more INDEs news, including details of the 2018 gala – which will be held in Singapore!

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