Young Architects Competition: The Latest Architecture and News
Manni Group and YAC - Young Architects Competitions launch Xi’An Train Station, a competition of ideas to design a new rail terminal that will define the meeting point between East and West in the city where the famous Terracotta Army was found. A cash prize of €25,000 will be awarded to the winning projects selected by an internationally-renowned jury featuring: Dong Gong (Vector Architects), Ben van Berkel (UNstudio), Antonio Cruz (Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos), Volkwin Marg (GMP Architekten), Patrik Schumacher (Zaha Hadid Architects), Stefano Boeri, and many other distinguished professionals. The competition is promoted by Manni Group with the participation of ROCKWOOL, Renolit, Dow and Tata Steel as sponsors.
Gwalior Trade Fair is one of the oldest and largest trade fairs in Madhya Pradesh, Northern India. It was started in 1905 by the king of Gwalior, Maharaja Madhav Rao Scindia, and has now been in operation for 111 years. Today, Gwalior Trade Fair is held at a vast and modern fair complex spread over 104 acres with over 5000 pavilions, shops and ready-to use structures for showrooms and exhibitions. The fair complex has an independent power sub-station, water system, hospital, police station, banks and other modern facilities. The city boasts of its grand annual event, organized by Gwalior Trade Fair Authority – a nodal agency of Government Of Madhya Pradesh. The event is a rare and captivating confluence of glorious tradition, culture, tourism and trade.
The results for the latest Young Architects Competition (YAC), Post-Quake Visions, have been announced. The competition aimed to discover innovative ways to overcome the effects of a seismic catastrophe over a medieval Mediterranean town. Participants were encouraged to rethink and redesign the quake-inflicted gaps left inside ancient urban tissues. With 356 enrolled teams comprising of 808 designers, see the winning results and Gold Mentions after the break.