We are delighted to announce our highly esteemed judging panel for the WAN Glass in Architecture Award 2014 and thought you should be the first to hear about it. As ever, we’ve assembled some of the most distinguished names in the business from a cross section of interests to ensure a truly sound result. Reflecting on this year’s submissions will be:
Sudhir Jambhekar, FXFOWLE
Sudhir Jambhekar joined FXFOWLE in 2000 as a Senior Partner when the firm he co-founded, Jambhekar Strauss, merged with FXFOWLE. He is an architect and urban designer with nearly 40 years of experience on a wide variety of project types and scales. Sudhir's passion for design, art, and intellectual exchange with the next generation contributes a valued diversity to the design dialogue at FXFOWLE.
Patrick Laoughan, Goettsch Partners, Inc.
Patrick Loughran is a principal at Goettsch Partners, which is an innovative architecture firm with a global perspective. He is noted façade expert and the author of two façade books: Falling Glass and Failed Stone. Licensed as both an architect and engineer, he serves in dedicated project roles and is a key member of the firm’s Enclosures Group, an in-house team of professionals specializing in exterior building envelopes and systems.
Brent Richards, Transpolis Global
Brent Richards is Principal Transpolis Global -Urban Design & Architecture, and is responsible for European and Scandinavia regions. He has lectured extensively on the subject of glass across Europe and written for Detail, Birkhauser, and Callaway magazines Germany, and authored a treatise on ‘New Glass Architecture’ for the 21stCentury’ Laurence King, London 2006.
Paul Vick, Paul Vick Architects
Paul Vick is a professional architect (RIBA, ARB) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts who has lectured on architecture at University College London, MIT and the National Building Museum. His work has also been published in the Architect’s Journal and World Architecture News amongst others. He trained at Cambridge University and Oxford Brookes University with extended periods in Washington DC and Beijing.
In addition to expanding your firm’s global reach, winners will receive a place on a panel at World Architecture Day 2014 in Shanghai this November, our annual summit addressing the critical issues facing challenges in architecture today.

So if any of your recent projects deliver light and transform spaces in imaginative, inventive ways, enter the WAN Glass in Architecture Award and ensure that your projects get onto the global stage and even more importantly, in front of the many prospective clients that follow the WAN AWARDS.

For further information about our awards and details on how to enter, contact Katy Russell on or call +44 (0)1273 201 110.