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Peter Cachola Schmal

Frankfurt (Germany)
Architect, director of the German Architecture Museum (DAM) and member of the Jury for the European Prize for Urban Public Space in 2010, 2012 and 2014..

Peter Cachola Schmal, architect and critic, is the director of Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM, German Architecture Museum). He has been a member of various juries, such as the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award, the European Architectural Photography Prize and the House of the Year award. He also organizes own awards at the DAM, such as the Internationaler Hochhaus Preis (International Highrise Award), the DAM Preis für Architektur In Deutschland (DAM Prize for Architecture in Germany) and the DAM Architecture Book Award. The range of exhibitions and programs at the DAM include topics as New Urbanity: the European City in the 21 Century, Urban Green: Contemporary European Landscape Architecture and projects with international partners such as Patent Construction: New Architecture made in Catalonia, Becoming Istanbul, Megacity Network: Korean Contemporary Architects and M8 in China: Contemporary Chinese Architects. He was the Commissary of the German Contribution to VII. International Architecture Biennale Sao Paulo in 2007, as well. Cachola, who has already been a member of the Jury for the European Prize for Urban Public Space in 2010 and 2012, will be so again in the 2014 edition.

[Last update: December 2013]