Mrs. Viviane Hoffmann, Deputy Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission, on behalf of Mrs. Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Education and Youth, announces the Winners of the Young Talent architecture Award (YTAA) 2020 and of the Asia Edition of YTAA 2020. The announcement is part of the YTAA Day celebrated online with the winners, the jury members and the network involved in its organization and development, on the World Architecture Day and the World Habitat Day.
The 4 Winners of YTAA 2020 are:
“OASI” by Álvaro Alcázar Del Águila, Eduard Llargués, Roser Garcia, Sergio Sangalli from the Vallès School of Architecture of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Barcelona Tech in Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona (ES).
“Off the Grid” by Willem Hubrechts from the Faculty of Engineering Science of the University of Leu- ven (BE).
“Stage for the City” by Monika Marinova from The Sir John Cass School of Art Architecture & Design of the London Metropolitan University in London (UK).
“Three places to inhabit the mountain range in the Maule region” by Pía Montero, Maria Jesús Molina, Antonia Ossa from the School of Architecture of the University of Talca in Talca (Chile).
The 3 Winners of the Asia Edition of YTAA 2020 are:
“Yulgok street” by JiSoo Kim from the Hanyang University School of Architecture in Seoul (Korea).
“The Wall” by Peiquan Ma, Yuan Liu, Jing Cheng, Yuxuan Liang and Zi’ang Li from the School of Archi-tecture at Tianjin University in Tianjin (China).
“Mending the gap: Landscape conservation for the island of Aliabet” by Shreeni Benjamin from the Faculty of Architecture of the CEPT University in Ahmedabad (India).
More information about the Winners can be found in the PRESS KIT.
Anna Ramos, director of the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Georg Pendl, president of the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) and Ilaria Valente, president of the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE), congratulated the winners, finalists, shortlisted and participants and highlighted the essential role of education in a continuously changing world.
During the Young Talent Architecture Award Day, the winners and the jury members will talk about the future of their career and of the architecture profession and the importance of our environment and heritage. To conclude the event, Anna Ramos, Mr. Georg Pendl, Ilaria Valente and Magda Mostafa (Co-Director, UNESCO-UIA Architectural Education Commission & Co-Reporter) will debate on archi- tecture education and the first steps into the profession after studying architecture, landscape archi- tecture and urban design.
YTAA is an inherent part of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award (EU Mies Award), organised by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe with the support of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, in partnership with the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) and the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE-CAE); World Architects as a founding partner; the European Cultural Centre as a partner in Venice; sponsored by Jung, Jansen and Regent; and with the support of USM. These partners will allow the YTAA Winners to become part of a network with the architects and critics involved in the EU Mies Award. To support their professio- nal development, Europe’s youngest architecture talents receive:
→ a diploma
→ 5.000€ each
→ a profile in World-Architects.com
→ visibility through the YTAA 2020 exhibition in Venice and universities worldwide
→ participation in events such as the Awards ceremony and the Future Architecture Platform
→ USM furniture to design their work space
Young Talent Architecture Award Day
Watch it online: https://youtu.be/Nj-9Ql0nQtw