The Twenty + Change : Next Generation curatorial committee who will select the projects to be included in the upcoming exhibition and publication, is comprised of the following noted practicing professionals, authors and educators working in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design.
Manon Asselin is a partner of Atelier TAG in Montreal, a multiple winner of competitions for a number of significant cultural and public commissions in Quebec. The firm has received numerous awards for design excellence, including three Governor General’s Medals in Architecture in eight years, Awards of Excellence from the OAQ, the Institute of Design Montreal Award in Architecture, and several Canadian Architect awards. In 2008, Atelier TAG was awarded the Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture. In parallel to her practice, Manon teaches at the University of Montreal’s School of Architecture.
Alex Bozikovic is the architecture critic for The Globe and Mail, writing about architecture, urbanism and related subjects. He is a National Magazine Award winner, and his work has appeared in other publications such as Azure, Frame, Architectural Record, Dwell and Spacing. He has contributed to books including Concrete Toronto, and he wrote the blog No Mean City from 2010 to 2014. He was educated at the University of Toronto and the City University of New York.
Diogo Burnay is an associate professor and the Director of the School of Architecture at Dalhousie University in Halifax. He is a founding partner with Cristina Veríssimo of CVDB Arquitectos, an award-winning architecture practice in Lisbon, Portugal, and lives and works in both Halifax and Lisbon. Diogo has taught at Hong Kong University, Faculdade de Arquitectura University of Lisbon, the University of Minnesota and the University of Texas-Arlington, and is a visiting critic at schools of architecture worldwide.
Javier Campos, principal of Campos Studio in Vancouver, formerly a founding partner of Campos Leckie Studio, works along the West Coast from Baja, California to Haida Gwaii and has received numerous awards for his work. In collaboration with artist Elspeth Pratt, he has completed several large public art projects. Javier has spoken internationally, taught at the Isthmus School of Architecture in Panamá, and participates as a thesis advisor and guest critic at the schools of architecture at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto.
Sasa Radulovic is a founding partner of 5468796 Architecture in Winnipeg. The firm’s work has been published in over 100 books and publications, and received numerous awards including a Governor General’s Medal in Architecture, an Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Award, and several RAIC Awards of Excellence and Canadian Architect Awards. In 2012, 5468796 Architecture won the competition to curate Canada’s entry for the Venice Architecture Biennale, and in 2013 they won the Professional Prix de Rome for their “Table for 12” project. Sasa makes design advocacy an ongoing pursuit through critical practice, professorships at the Universities of Manitoba and Toronto, and numerous public engagements.
Twenty + Change Directors
Heather Dubbeldam is the Principal of DUBBELDAM Architecture + Design in Toronto. Recipient of numerous awards for both design and practice, DUBBELDAM’s work has garnered wide recognition in national and international publications. Heather is recognized as a leader and advocate for the profession: as Co-Director of Twenty + Change, promoting emerging architecture and design practices across Canada; as Past Chair of the Toronto Society of Architects; and as the Vice-Chair of the Design Industry Advisory Committee, a provincial cross-disciplinary design think tank and research group. She is the co-editor and author of several architecture and design publications, including the award-winning Toronto Architecture Guide Map and the four catalogues in the Twenty + Change series.
Lola Sheppard is Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo, School of Architecture. She is a founding Partner at Lateral Office and co-editor of the journal Bracket. Lateral Office is a design research firm focusing on the architecture's intersections with infrastructure, ecology and environment. The firm was the recipient of the 2012 RAIC Young Architects Award, the 2011 Holcim Award for Sustainable Construction for North America, the 2011 Emerging Voices Award, and the 2010 Prix de Rome from the Canada Council for the Arts. She is also co-editor, with Heather Dubbeldam, of the Twenty + Change 01, 02 and 03 publications. She is currently pursuing research and design work on architecture, infrastructure and urbanism in Canada’s far North.