Judge: Sarah Castle, IF_DO
Sarah Castle, IF_DO
Sarah is a founding director of IF_DO - a multi award-winning architecture practice based in Bermondsey.
Established in 2014, IF_DO is dedicated to creating projects with a positive impact on users, the environment and the surrounding community.
IF_DO was named by Wallpaper* Magazine as one of the world’s top 20 emerging practices in their Architects’ Directory 2017 and was a finalist for the 2017 Architectural Review international Emerging Architecture Awards.
The practice was named Breakthrough Talent of the Year at the 2018 FX Design Awards, and Young Architect of the Year by the American Institute of Architects UK in the same year.
Sarah is passionate about the need to make architecture a more diverse and equal profession. She is a founding member of Part W - an action group of women campaigning for gender parity across the built environment.
From 2015-2019, Sarah was the London Chair for Urbanistas, a network devoted to supporting women working in the built environment.