The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the four winners of the Young Talent Architecture Award YTAA 2020 and of the Asia Edition of the YTAA 2020
Established in 2016, the YTAA “supports the talent of recently graduated architects, urban planners, and landscape architects who will be responsible for transforming our environment in the future." The third edition of the Young Talent Architecture Award counted with 382 graduation projects that competed to win the YTAA 2020, featuring 478 students of 155 schools registered from 36 different European countries including Brazil, Chile, and Mexico participating as guest countries.
About the winners and participants, Martine De Maeseneer, Chairwoman of the YTAA Jury 2020, said that the jury was "impressed on how students are not afraid to tackle the most important issues such as climate change, migration, water usage, transformation of long-term projects such as nuclear waste sites and also sensitive briefs for burial sites and religious worship."
The winners of the YTAA 2020 are:
OASI / Álvaro Alcázar Del Águila + Eduard Llargués + Roser Garcia + Sergio Sangalli
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Barcelona Tech, Spain
Off the Grid / Willem Hubrechts
University of Leuven, Belgium
Stage for the City / Monika Marinova
London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Three places to inhabit the mountain range in the Maule region / Pía Montero + Maria Jesús Molina + Antonia Ossa
University of Talca, Chile
The winners of the Asia Edition of the YTAA 2020 are:
Yulgok street / JiSoo Kim
Hanyang University (SOA), South Korea
The Wall / Peiquan Ma + Yuan Liu + Jing Cheng + Yuxuan Liang + Zi'ang Li
Tianjin University, China
Mending the gap: Landscape conservation for the island of Aliabet / Shreeni Benjamin
CEPT University, India
The YTAA 2020 Jury consisted of chairwoman Martine De Maeseneer, Oleg Drozdov, Juliet Leach, Rosario Talevi, and Bet Capdeferro, while the Asia Edition of YTAA 2020 jury was formed by chairwoman Momoyo Kaijima, Minsuk Cho, Chitra Vishwanath, Li Xiangning, and Eduard Kögel.
The YTAA 2020 exhibition will open on May 22, 2021, at the European Cultural Centre - Palazzo Morain Venice, as a Collateral Event of the Venice Biennale 2021. As in the previous editions, the YTAA results will be presented in a traveling exhibition that will start its journey in universities worldwide in November 2020 and the exhibition in Venice during the Biennale Architettura 2021
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