Mariya Gabriel to announce the 2020 Young Talent Architecture Award winners

  • Monday, 5 October, 2020
  • Online
  • events award

12 finalists are competing to win the Young Talent Architecture Award 2020 and 9 other finalists are competing to win the Asia Edition of YTAA 2020. The EU Commissioner is announcing the results during the online event on World Architecture Day.

5 October is World Architecture Day and World Habitat Day. On this occasion EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel is announcing the 7 winners of YTAA (4 from YTAA 2020 and 3 from the Asia edition) during an online event.

A series of panel discussions and video presentations with the winners, jury members and organisers of YTAA will follow the announcement of the Commissioner.

7 winners out of 521 projects

Juries for both editions met online and highlighted the outstanding quality of the nominees. For YTAA 2020, 155 schools of architecture, landscape and urban design from 124 cities participated with 382 projects that 478 young architects submitted.

First Asia Edition of YTAA

It is the first time that the Asia Edition of YTAA 2020 has been organised with the 4 Asian strategic partners of the EU:

  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea.

Following a mapping that the EU Cultural Diplomacy Platform supported, 190 students of 61 Schools from 39 cities submitted 139 graduation projects.

Find the list of finalists of both editions (12 for YTAA 2020, 9 for the Asia edition) on YTAA’s website.

As the 2020 Architecture Biennale in Venice was postponed to 2021 the actual ceremony and exhibition of both 2020 editions will be held as a Collateral event of the Biennale next year.

About the YTAA

As part of the EU Mies Award, the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) supports the talent and entrance into the professional world of recently graduated architects, urban planners and landscape architects, who will be responsible for transforming our built environment in the future.

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe organises YTAA with the support of the Creative Europe Programme, in collaboration with the European Association for Architectural Education and the Architects' Council of Europe.

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