The winners of this year’s Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) and the Asian edition of the award have been announced. Viviane Hoffmann, Vice-Director General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission, on behalf of Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth of the European Union, has just announced the names of the awarded young designers, as the opening of ‘YTAA Day’, an event, this virtual year, celebrating World Architecture Day and World Habitat Day with the winners, jury members and the network of people and institutions involved in their organization and development. To conclude the event, Anna Ramos, Georg Pendl, Ilaria Valente and Magda Mostafa will discuss architecture education and the first steps in the profession after studying architecture, landscape architecture and urban design.
The jury awarded the four projects: Oasi, by Álvaro Alcázar Del Águila, Eduard Llargués, Roser Garcia and Sergio Sangall; Off the Grid, by Willem Hubrechts; Stage for the City, by Monika Marinova; Three places to inhabit the mountain range in the Maule region by Pía Montero, Maria Jesús Molina and Antonia Ossa. In addition, the three winners of the Asian edition are: Yulgok street by JiSoo Kim; The Wall by Peiquan Ma, Yuan Liu, Jing Cheng, Yuxuan Liang and Zi'ang Li; Mending the gap: Landscape conservation for the island of Aliabet by Shreeni Benjamin.
The exhibition, instead, dedicated to the young winners will be inaugurated on May 22nd 2021 at the European Cultural Center in Venice, as a collateral event of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of the Biennale.