Erwin Viray is the Head of Pillar of Architecture and Sustainable Design in Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). He was Global Excellence Professor at Kyoto Institute of Technology and Head of the Graduate School of Architecture and Design from 2012 for two terms. In addition, he holds several professional leadership roles including Chief Communications Officer for the Kyoto Design Lab and a member of the Singapore President’s Design Awards jury since 2012 and the Chair of the jury since 2013.
He is also an Award Ambassador for the LafargeHolcim Awards in Asia Pacific, a jury chair of archiprixSEA 2012 and 2016, a member of management board the TOTO Gallery MA, an Advisory Council member for the Barcelona Institute of Architecture. Erwin has been Editor of the influential magazine, a+u (Architecture + Urbanism) since 1996. He is also a jury in the TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019, India Institute of Architecture (Kerala) Architecture Awards 2017, Association of Siam Architects Design Awards 2018, 2018 Taiwan Architecture Award and Lead Curator of the Singapore Pavilion for Venice Architecture Biennale 2018.