YTAA 2018


Host the YTAA 2018 Exhibition


YTAA 2018 will be presented in Architecture Schools and Institutions with an exhibition designed as an easy download and print format. By showing together all the Graduation Projects participating in YTAA 2018, we have an overview of the topics that have been discussed by students and professors in European Schools, with China and South Korea as guest countries, during the last two years.

Nominees, shortlisted projects, finalist and winning proposals are presented in a way that reflects YTAA discussion and selection process, inviting visitors to know the jury criteria and draw their own conclusions.

Wish to host the exhibition? Find more information in the YTAA 2018 Exhibition Dossier.


November Open call for school’s registrations
February 22 Deadline for school’s submissions
March 27 Deadline for student’s submissions
May Shortlist Announcement
May Finalists announcement
Exhibition Opening at La Biennale di Venezia
June Winners announcement
September 20 Awards ceremony at La Biennale di Venezia



The Schools will nominate Graduation Projects that will participate in each edition of the YTAA through an internal selection process. The Schools must be from countries participating in the Creative Europe programme[1]. Furthermore, a number of Schools from the European Territory[2]  (outside the Creative Europe programme) have been called to participate in this current edition. China and South Korea are the Guest Countries for the YTAA 2018. The list of their invited schools will be announced soon.


[1] This includes:
– Member States of the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
– the following EFTA countries: Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland
– the following Western Balkan countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Republic of Serbia.
– the following countries from the European Neighbourhood Policy: Georgia, Moldova, Tunisia, Ukraine
Negotiations are under way with other European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries and could result in more countries joining the programme. These countries would then be taken into consideration for participation in the award scheme. Please check the following link, which is regularly updated:


[2] The countries from the European Territory include:
– other ENP countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus
– Russia, Turkey, Kosovo.

Registered Schools

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A Coruña, ES
A Coruña School of Architecture
University of A Coruña
Alcalá de Henares – Madrid, ES
School of Architecture
University of Alcala
Amsterdam, NL
Amsterdam Academy of Architecture
Amsterdam University of the Arts
Ancona, IT
Faculty of Engineering – Degree in Building Engineering-Architecture
Marche Polytechnic University
Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Atılım University
NTUA ARCH_Athens_logo Athens, GR
Architectural Engineering
National Technical University of Athens
ETSAB_Barcelona_Logo Barcelona, ES
Barcelona School of Architecture
Polytechnic University of Catalonia
_International University of Catalonia_logo Barcelona, ES
School of Architecture
International University of Catalonia
Barcelona, ES
La Salle School of Architecture
Ramon Llull University
Bari, IT
Department of Architecture
Polytechnic of Bari
  Beijing, CN
School of Architecture
Tsinghua University
Belfast, IE
Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Ulster University
UBAF_Belgrade_logo 1 Belgrade, RS
Faculty of Architecture
University of Belgrade
Bergen, NO
Bergen School of Architecture
UdK Berlin_Berlin_logo Berlin, DE
College of Architecture, Media and Design
Berlin University of the Arts
TU Berlin_Berlin_logo 1  Berlin, DE
Faculty VI “Planning Building Environment”
Berlin Institute of Technology
KUL_Leuven_logo 1 Brussels, BE
Faculty of Architecture
KU Leuven
  Bucharest, RO
Faculty of Architecture
“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism
BME_Budapest_logo Budapest, HU
Faculty of Architecture
Budapest University of Technology and Economic
MOME_Budapest_logo 1  Budapest, HU
Institute of Architecture
Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
Burgdorf, CH
Architecture (Bachelor and Master of Arts in Architecture)
Bern University of Applied Sciences
Busan, KR
School of Architecture, Urban and Civil EngineeringInstitute of Architecture
Pusan National University
Cartagena, ES
School of Architecture and Building Engineering
Technical University of Cartagena
UNIBO_Cesena_logo  Cesena, IT
Department of Architecture
University of Bologna
eav&t_Champs sur marne_logo 1 Champs sur Marne, FR
School of architecture of Marne-la-Vallée
ARCH TUC_Chania_logo 2 Chania, GR
School of Architecture
Technical University o
Chongqing, CN
Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning
Chongqing University
Copenhagen, DK
Institute of Architecture and Technology
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation
FA CUT_Krakow_logo 1 Cracow, PL
Faculty of Architecture
Cracow University of Technology
FB 15_Darmstadt_logo 1 Darmstadt, DE
Department of Architecture
Technische Universität Darmstadt
ArchTUDelft_Delft_logo 1 Delft, NL
Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Delft University of Technology
Fac ARK_Diepenbeek_logo Diepenbeek, BE
Faculty of Architecture and arts
Hasselt University
ILA_Dresden_logo 1 Dresden, DE
Faculty of Architecture
Dresden University of Technology
 Aalto ARTS_Espoo_logo  Espoo, FI
School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Aalto University
DA Department of Architecture_Ferrara_logo internet 1  Ferrara, IT
Department of Architecture
University of Ferrara
   Firenze, IT
School of Architecture
University of Florence
Gdańsk, PL
Faculty of Architecture
Gdańsk University of Technology
Marchio GEARCH_DSA vettoriale Genoa, IT
Polytechnic School
University of Genoa
Glasgow, UK
Department of Architecture
University of Strathclyde
TUG_Graz_logo 1 Graz, AT
Graz University of Technology
Grenoble, FR
Grenoble School of Architecture
Guangzhou, CN
School of Architecture
South China University of Technology
ARCHLAND_Hannover_logo 1 Hannover, DE
Faculty for Architecture and Landscape
Leibniz University Hannover
Harbin, CN
School of Architecture
Harbin Institute of Technology
HSLU T&A_Horw_logo 1 Horw, CH
Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Incheon, KR
College of Engineering, Department of Architecture
Inha University
Istanbul, TR
Faculty of Art and Design, Department of Architecture
Kadir Has University
  Istanbul, TR
Faculty of Architecture
Istanbul Technical University
  Izmir, TR
Faculty of Architecture
Izmir Institute of Technology
TU-KA_Kaiserslautern_logo1 Kaiserslautern, DE
Faculty of Architecture
University of Kaiserslautern
KIT_Karlsruhe_logo Karlsruhe, DE
Faculty of Architecture
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Kocaeli, TR
Faculty of Architecture
Gebze Technical University
FIRW_Heverlee_logo Leuven, BE
Faculty of Engineering Sciences
University of Leuven
Logo TUL eng. cmyk Liberec, CZ
Faculty of Art and Architecture Technical
University of Liberec
Limerick, IE
School of Architecture
University of Limeric
  Lisbon, PT
Architecture Faculty
University of Lisbon
  Lisbon, PT
Architecture Faculty
Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa
Liverpool, UK
School of Architecture
University of Liverpool
FAUL_Ljubljana_logo Ljubljana, SI
Faculty of architecture
University of Ljubljana
Ljubljana, SI
Biotechnical faculty, Department of Landscape Architecture
University of Ljubljana
Lodz, PL
Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering
Lodz University of Technology
The Cass_London_logo London, UK
The Cass Faculty of Art Architecture & Design
London Metropolitan University
University of Westminster_London_logo London, UK
Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
University of Westminster
London, UK
Undergraduate School
Architectural Association School of Architecture
Lublin, PL
Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture
Lublin University of Technology
Lyon, FR
Lyon National High School of Architecture
University of Lyon
ETSAM_Madrid_logo1 Madrid, ES
Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid
Politechnic University of Madrid
Madrid, ES
University Polytechnic School
CEU San Pablo University
Málaga, ES
ETS Architecture
Malaga University
SCHOOL AUIC_Milan_logo Milan, IT
School of Architecture Urban Planning Building Engineering
Polytechnic of Milan
München, DE
Department of Architecture at Technical University of Munich
Technical University of Munich
Nanjjing, CN
School of Architecture
Southeast University
Naples, IT
Department of Architecture
University of Naples Federico II
LG_Neubrandenburg_logo Neubrandenburg, DE
Department of Landscape Sciences and Geomatics
University of Applied Sciences
Unic_Nicosia_logo Nicosia, CY
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Nicosia
Nicosia, CY
School of Engineering, Department of Architecture
Frederick University
Nuertingen, DE
Faculty Landscape Architecture, Environmental and Urban Planning
Nuertingen-Geislingen University
Oulu, FI
Oulu School of Architecture
University of Oulu
Palermo, IT
Department of Architecture
University of Palermo
Pamplona, ES
School of Architecture
University of Navarre
Paris, FR
The national School of Architecture Paris-Belleville
AUIC_Milan_logo Pécs, HU
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
University of Pécs
DdA_Pescara_logo1 Pescara, IT
Architecture Department
University of Studies G. D’Annunzio
ISMAT_Portimão_logo Portimão, PT
Manuel Teixeira Gomes Institute of Higher Education
Porto, PT
Architecture & Urbanism
University Fernando Pessoa
FAUP_Porto_logo Porto, PT
Faculty of Architecture
University of Porto
Porto, PT
Escola Superior Artística do Porto
Poznań, PL
Faculty of Architecture
Poznan University of Technology
Poznań, PL
Faculty of Architecture and Design
University of Fine Arts in Poznań
Prague, CZ
School of Architecture
Academy of Fine Arts in Prague
Prague, CZ
Faculty of Architecture
Czech Technical University
Prague, CZ
Department of Architecture
Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague
UBT_Pristina_logo1 Pristina, KO
Faculty of Architecture
UBT-Higher Education Institution
Reus, ES
Reus School of Architecture
Rovira i Virgili University
Riga, LV
Faculty of Architecture and Design
RISEBA University of Business, Arts and Technology
FiA_Rome_logo Rome, IT
School of Architecture
The Sapienza University of Rome
fac-ing-civile-sapienza Rome, IT
Civil and Industrial Engineering Faculty
The Sapienza University of Rome
RM3_Rome_logo Rome, IT
Faculty of Architecture
Roma Tre University
ETSAV_Barcelona_Logo Sant Cugat del Vallès, ES
Vallès School of Architecture
Polytecnic University of Catalonia – Barcelona Tech
IESAD_Segovia_Logo Segovia, ES
IE School of Architecture and Design
IE University
Seoul, KR
Hanyang University School of Architecture
Hanyang University
Shanghai, CN
College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Tongji University
Skopje, MK
Faculty of Architecture
MIT University
VSU_Sofia_logo Sofia, BG
Faculty of Architecture
University of Structural Engineering & Architecture
“Lyuben Karavelov” – Sofia (VSU)
UACG_Sofia_logo Sofia, BG
Faculty of Architecture
University of Architecture Civil Engineering and Geodesy
FGAG logotip - 3 (engleski) Split, HR
Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy
University of Split
Strasbourg, FR
Strasbourg School of Architecture
logo-HFT Stuttgart Stuttgart, DE
Department A – Architecture and Design
HFT Stuttgart – University of Applied Sciences
EAA_Tallinn_logo Tallinn, EE
Faculty of Architecture
Estonian Academy of Arts
Tetovo, MK
Faculty of Applied Sciences, Department of Architecture
University of Tetovo
The Hague, NL
Master Interior Architecture – INSIDE
Royal Academy of Art
ARCH-AUTH_Thessaloniki Thessaloniki, GR
School of Architecture
Faculty of Engineering Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Toledo, ESR
Toledo Architecture School
Castilla La Mancha University
logo-DAD Torino, IT
Architecture and Design
Polytechnic University of Turin
Toulouse, FR
Toulouse School of Architecture
Toulouse University
Trondheim, NO
Faculty of Architecture and Design
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
UNILI-Logo_de_pos_rgb_farbig_14.01.2011 Vaduz, LI
Institute of Architecture and Planning
University of Liechtenstein
Valencia, ES
Higher Technical School of Architecture
Polytechnic University of Valencia
DCP_Venice_logo Venice, IT
Department of Architecture and Arts
Iuav University of Venice
Vienna, AT
Institute of Architecture
University of Applied Arts Vienna
TU Vienna_logo Vienna, AT
Architecture and Planning
Vienna University of Technology
Vilnius, LT
Vilnius Faculty
Vilnius Academy of the Arts
Volos, GR
School of Architecture
University of Thessaly
Warsaw, PL
Faculty of Architecture
Warsaw University of Technology
Weimar, DE
Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
en-zhaw-zil-sw Winterthur, CH
School of Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering
Zurich University of Applied Sciences and Arts
WrUT_Wroclaw_logo Wroclaw, PL
Faculty of Architecture
Wroclaw University of Technology
Xi’An, CN
Architecture School
Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology
Af_Zagreb_logo Zagreb, HR
Faculty of Architecture
University of Zagreb
Zurich, CH
Department of Architecture
ETH Zurich


The jury is composed of 5 renowned specialists representing diverse schools and trends in the fields of architecture and architectural critique.

Salomon Frausto (President)

Salomon Frausto (President)

Director of Studies at the Delft University of Technology’s Berlage Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design, where he is responsible for its post-master’s program. He previously directed the Berlage’s public programs, where he developed the public events, exhibitions, online interactivity, and publications. He previously coordinated the public and scholarly programs of the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture at Columbia University, under the directorship of Joan Ockman, for many years. He is coeditor of Architourism: Authentic, Exotic, Escapist, Spectacular, published by Prestel in 2005. This volume of essays and projects explores the role of architecture in the contemporary tourist imagination. An advocate for improved and diverse architectural literacy, Salomon Frausto teaches, publishes, and lectures internationally to sharpen awareness of the contemporary built environment.

Martina Bauer

Martina Bauer

Martina Bauer studied architecture at the Technical University of Berlin and at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. She has worked for Barkow Leibinger since 1999 and has led several small and large-scale projects in Germany and abroad. She was responsible, especially in recent years, increasingly for the competitions of the office and headed the competition teams. Barkow Leibinger is an American/German architectural practice based in Berlin and New York. Their discursive research-based approach to architecture and design allows Barkow Leibinger’s work to respond to advancing knowledge and technology, locating the practice as an international leader in digital and analogue fabrication techniques. Barkow Leibinger’s work is realized over a wide range of scales and building types including building for workplace, cultural, housing, event spaces, as well as exhibitions and installations in the public realm internationally

Ana Betancour

Ana Betancour

She is a Professor in Architecture and Urban Design and Rector at UMA School of Architecture, Umeå (Sweden). Her practice work ranges from architectural and urban design through to academic research, multidisciplinary/cultural/new media projects, focusing on alternative strategies and ways to operate and catalyse change within global transformations affecting cities today. She has taught and researched at various international institutions: the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, University of East London and University of Catalonia among others. One of the most remarkable research projects was the A + URL/ Architecture + Urban Research Laboratory at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. She is widely published, exhibited, and is a member of various international reference groups, networks and organizations, nationally and internationally.

Matilde Cassani

Matilde Cassani

PhD in Spatial Planning and Urban Development at Politecnico di Milano, Matilde Cassani moves on the border between architecture, installation and event design. Her research-based practice reflects the spatial implications of cultural pluralism in the contemporary Western context. She has been a resident fellow at “Akademie Schloss Solitude” in Stuttgart and at the “Headlands Center for the Arts” in San Francisco. Her work “Sacred Spaces in Profane Buildings” was exhibited at Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York in 2011. She has taken part in many international conferences and lectured in various international universities such as Columbia University in New York and École Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris. She currently teaches at Politecnico di Milano and at Domus Academy.

Rainer Mahlamäki

Rainer Mahlamäki

Born in Finland, he studied architecture at the Tampere University of Technology, and was awarded the Master of Science in Architecture in 1987. He is the founding partner of the Helsinki-based architecture firm Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects, one of the most prolific and successful architecture firms in Finland. He has been Professor of Contemporary Architecture at the University of Oulu since 1997, being Head of Department and Dean of the School up until now. From 2007 to 2011 he was appointed President of the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA).


YTAA 2018 is organised by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe with the support of the Creative Europe programme and:


Founding partner:

World Architects is a membership-based, premium network of selected contemporary architects and building professionals, advocating quality in architecture. Membership at is curated by a highly selective group of architects and critics from around the world. is an important communication tool for building professionals and the leading medium for those who want to create and contribute to good architecture.



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World-Architects provides content at the highest level by carefully selecting members and published content and is therefore recognized as the homepage and source of information for high-quality contemporary architecture.
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European Association for Architectural Education

The European Association for Architectural Education is an international, membership-based Association organizing architectural schools in Europe. Membership is not limited to countries that belong to the European Union, all European countries may participate. The EAAE is a non-profit, Belgian registered organization.



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Mission and Objectives

The purpose of the Association is to advance the quality of architectural education and also to promote the quality of architecture in Europe. The Association provides a forum for generating information on aspects of architectural education and architectural research.

The mission of the Association is to build a network of European schools of architecture, fostering discussions, exchanges and a common policy in Europe to advance the quality of architectural education. The EAAE promotes the interests of member schools as institutions and academic environments.

Member Organizations

Membership is open to European schools or institutions that provide architectural degree recognized either by the state or by a professional organization administering access to the profession in its country.

Architects' Council of Europe

The Architects’ Council of Europe is a non-profit organization founded in Treviso (Italy) on 11 May 1990 by the merger of the former Liaison Committee of the Architects of the United Europe (CLAEU) and the former Council of European Architects (CEA).

Since then its governance has steadily evolved in order to achieve its aims and objectives. The working structure of the ACE is devised in such a way that it maintains and ensures a high level of effectiveness within the realm of European architectural and professional policy.



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Missions and objectives

Promoting Architecture in Europe

To enhance the appreciation of Architecture as a matter of public interest and as an essential element in the creation of quality in the built environment so that it becomes a matter of primary concern for European citizens.

Advancing Architectural Quality in the Built Environment

To encourage, develop and promote quality in architecture, as a driver for prosperity and greater well being for all, as well as a supporting element of social cohesion.

Supporting Sustainable Development of the Built Environment

To foster the use of sustainable principles in architectural design and planning, encouraging the adoption of holistic approaches to the complex issues and interactions that characterise the built environment, thereby ensuring a valuable and balanced legacy for the future.

Ensuring High Standards of Qualification for Architects

To promote and maintain the highest standards of architectural education and training consistent with the Professional Qualifications Directive and consumer interest, in order to ensure the highest levels of lifelong skill and competence within the profession.

Advocating Quality in Architectural Practice

To give guidance to architects on how to provide high quality architectural services to clients whilst working to ensure that the regulatory environment for architectural practice facilitates the achievement of this aim.  To affirm the role of the architect in the project team as an expert in the responsible development of integrated approaches to design and construction.

Fostering Cross-Border Cooperation and Facilitating European Practice

To support the free movement of architects and architectural services throughout the European Union in the context of relevant EU Directives and Policies.

Acting as the Single Voice for Architects in Europe

To stimulate effective cooperation between the Member Organisations of the ACE within the context and spirit of the European Treaty, thus giving the profession a single voice in EU affairs while respecting its rich diversity and cultural identity.

Partner in Venice:
European Cultural Centre

The European Cultural Centre (ECC) is a place for reflection, research and creation, for interdisciplinary encounters, as well as for resources and experimentation. The ECC provides the conditions to invite artistic and creative practices, a process of learning and experiencing from all fields – visual art, dance, performance, theatre, music, literature, architecture, etc. It is a place for investigating the most vital contemporary issues in order to design a shared future. Being a place in perpetual motion, besides exhibiting finalised projects, the ECC goes further and presents projects that strongly interact between the various creative practices, the city, participants and visitors from all over the world.




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The activities include hosting creative professionals in residence, providing research assistance to all artistic disciplines, organising art events, exhibitions, publications, training, lectures, public debates and symposiums for various fields of thought.

The participants of the residencies come from all artistic and cultural backgrounds. The subjects and forms of research do not necessarily fit the usual practices or disciplines. The purpose of the ECC Residency Program is to explore new collaborative and creative processes, as well as a new interaction with the city, its surroundings and its visitors.

The publications are an extension of the projects and research that have been developed and/or presented at the ECC. Various editorial forms and the website reflect different practices and activities carried out by the ECC, thus building up and making visible a platform for theoretical and artistic perspectives on culture.

Although the ECC can make use of different palazzi, the main venue is Palazzo Mora, located in the historical centre of Venice. It is available for residencies, exhibitions, workspaces and several other culture related activities. It is an open and engaging place, where it is possible to set up a creative work centre. It is also a documentation centre for information, European network activities, publications, videos and reports on experiences and presentations resulting from research projects led by the European Cultural Centre.  



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