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Visit the exhibition "Young Talent Architecture Award 2020. Educating together" at Venice Biennale

Italy Architecture News - Jun 11, 2021 - 15:02   473 views

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The results of the third edition of the Young Talent Architecture Award, enriched in 2020 with a parallel award in Asia, are presented in an exhibition now on display at Palazzo Mora (European Cultural Centre) at the Venice Architecture Biennale which opened to the public on 22 May in Venice, Italy

The expo shows all the projects participating in the award with models and publications of the winning projects as well as photos, drawings, videos and images of all the shortlisted, finalist and winner works.

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"We were all very much impressed by the level and scope of the submissions and not least by how the students were not afraid to tackle the big issues of climate change migration, not only through long-term projects such as nuclear waste sites but also through sensitive briefs for burial sites and religious worship. Other more straightforward proposals were also decently tackled and robustly researched, beautifully illustrated, showcasing considered solutions," said Martine de Maeseneer, MDMA, YTAA 2020 chairwoman.

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The 4 Winners of YTAA 2020 and the 3 Winners of the Asian edition of YTAA 2020 were announced on 5th October 2020 during an online event gathering the authors, jury members and organisers on the World Architecture Day and World Habitat Day. 

The recording of the debates is available on Youtube

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On 28th September, an event will bring together the 7 Winners and the ten jury members as well as representatives from the organising institutions, sponsors and supporters. 

The participants will engage in several conversations on some of today’s most talked about topics regarding architecture. The works selected for the exhibition are all excellent examples of the values of the New European Bauhaus, a movement to rethink and replan Europe which prioritises the environment through a cultural project in which design and sustainability are indissociable.

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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

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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

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The jury of the YTAA 2020 and the jury of the Asia Edition of YTAA 2020 are composed of renowned specialists representing diverse schools and trends in the fields of architecture and architectural critique and they will participate in the debate of the 28th September. 

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The YTAA 2020 jury is composed by the chairwoman Martine de Maeseneer (Brussels), Oleg Drozdov (Kharkiv), Rosario Talevi (Berlin), Juliet Leach (London) and Bet Capdeferro (Girona). 

The Asia Edition of YTAA 2020’s jury is composed by the chairwoman Momoyo Kaijima (Japan), Minsuk Cho (South Korea), Chitra Vishwanath (India), Li Xiangning (China), Eduard Kögel (Germany/China).

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 Lighting; and with the support of USM.

All images © Flavia Rossi

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