Maurits van der Staay
He graduated in 1993 with full marks in Architecture at the University of Studies "G. D'Annunzio" in Pescara.
In 1994 he won a price for a specialisation about landscape architecture at the Waterloo University, Environmental Studies, School of Architecture Ontario - Canada.
He is research doctor (PhD) - architectural composition.
From 1995 to 2001 he teached and carried out researches at the Faculty of Architecture at the University "G. D'Annunzio" in Pescara.
Currently he is Visiting Professor in several Italian universities (faculties of architecture and engineering).
He participated in several national and international architectural competitions received awards and recognitions
His projects have been published in various books, magazines and websites specialzzati, including, Casabella, Building, Architecture, Project, the ark, Architecture, Parameter, AD, Clarin, Monument, just
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The study is a major Italian studies selected in 'World Atlas of Architecture of the XXI century - Phaidon, London.
Jacob van Rijs
Jacques Vinet is Chairman of Groupe Vinet, a company with 8 branches and 350 employees located in France. He chaired the committees appointed to draft the French standards “NF DTU 52.1 Revêtements de sol scellés”, published in 2010 and “NF DTU 52.10 – Mise en oeuvre de sous-couches isolantes”, currently at the review stage.
He also chaired the Technical Committee of UNECB and the committee NF UPEC.
He has served as Vice President of MEDEF, Vienne Department (Poitou-Charentes region).
He has been Chairman of EUF since 2010.
Architect Riccardo Vannucci lives and works in Rome.
After many years working freelance in fields spanning design, engineering and management in Italy, the Middle East and Africa, in 2006 he set up FAREstudio.
The first concrete project carried out by FAREstudio was the CBF, Centre pour le Bien-être des Femmes et la prévention des mutilations génitales féminines, which was completed in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso in 2008 and obtained numerous international recognitions, including selection amongst the 19 finalists of the Aga Khan Award 2010.