Young Talent Architecture Award 2018 will be part of the Biennale di Venezia to enrich the diversity of voices that characterizes it with an exhibition of the best works of the final degree architecture projects in Europe, China and South Korea; the results of YTAA 2018.
The exhibition is one of the 12 Collateral Events are scheduled for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition titled FREESPACE, curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara and organized by La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, open to the public from May 26th to November 25th 2018.
The Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) is organised in partnership with the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE), the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE-CAE); and World Architects, as well as the European Cultural Centre as a partner in Venice, and it is conceived as an extension of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award in order to support the talent of recently graduated Architects, Urban Planners and Landscape Architects, who will be responsible for transforming our environment in the future.
The exhibition presents the designs of the selected projects highlighting the 8 finalists and the 4 winners. Together with images, drawings and models, other tools such as videos are used to explain graduation projects. The exhibition counts with these documents produced by the authors of the designs and is complemented with the Awards Ceremony and a debate on September 20 in which the theme of the Biennale Architettura 2018 Freespace, the main topics of the “European Year of Cultural Heritage” organized by the European Commission, and those issues which arise from the results of YTAA will be discussed by the winners, the jury members, the Future Architecture platform participants and other guests.