YTAA 2018 exhibition at zhaw in Winterthur (Switzerland) and finissage event

From from April 15 to May 9, 2019 the works of the YTAA 2018 will be displayed at ZHAW in Winterthur, Switzerland. Along with the exhibition, a finissage event will take place on May 9, 2019 at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences.  The guests of the event will be the winners of YTAA 2018, Hendrik Brinkman, Julio Gotor Valcárcel and Matthew Gregorowski together with Ana Betancourt, member of the jury of YTAA 2018 and Anna Ramos, director of Fundació Mies van der Rohe. The debate will be moderated by Oya Atalay Franck, Director of the School of Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering at ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur and President of EAAE.  True to the motto “Architecture is always an expression of our society and groundbreaking for the design of our future living spaces”, Jansen AG supports the “Young Talent Architecture Award” and ZHAW’s event as main sponsor.World-Architects support the event as founding partner of the Young Talent Architecture Award.  Thursday, May 9, 20195.30 pm Opening Finissage5:35 pm About the sponsor Jansen AG5.45 pm Discussion with YTAA winnersafterwards snacks & drinks  ZHAW «Halle 180», Tössfeldstr. 11, 8400 Winterthur  More info HERE.

YTAA 2018 winners at the creative exchange 2019

The Creative Exchange 2019 will take place from 13th to 15th February at the Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO) in Ljubljana.

During the Creative Exchange 2019 architects, institutions, producers, curators and other professionals will present their projects with talks and conferences.

Fundació Mies van der Rohe will be represented by Ivan Blasi (Curator Prizes and Programs) and the Winners of the Young Talent Architecture Award 2018, Julio Gotor Valcárcel, Hendrik Brinkman and Matthew Gregorowski, will participate on Friday, 15 February to the Matchmaking Conference together with the selected 21 ideas from the 357 received at Call for Ideas 2019. The works have been selected by Future Architecture members and 2018 alumni.

More information at Fundació Mies van der Rohe.

YTAA 2018 exhibition stops in Malaga, Spain

From February 18 until March 29, 2019 the works of the YTAA will be displayed at Malaga University ETS Architecture.

This is the fourth stop for the YTAA 2018 travelling exhibition. With its 33.65 lineal metres the expo has been designed as an easy download and print format to keep things simple and accessible for any Architecture School and Institution which wishes to host it. More information here.

YTAA catalogues

The catalogues of the YTAA 2016 and 2018 are available to purchase.

The catalogues of the YTAA 2016 and 2018, that incorporate images, plans and information from the Shortlisted, Finalists and Winners are now available at shopmies.

Beside the Young Talents’ projects, the books include some of the graduation projects of renowned architects such as Alvaro Siza, Zaha Hadid or Pieter Bannenberg and Kamiel Klaasse from NL Architects, as well as texts by the jury.

YTAA granting ceremony video

On 20th September 2018 we celebrated the granting ceremony of Young Talent Architecture Award 2018 with a debate on the topic of Heritage after which the winners were awarded.

Here you can see the video summary of the event made possible thanks to the support of Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Creative Europe, European Association for Architectural Education, Architects’ Council of Europe, world architects, European Cultural Centre, JUNG, Jansen AG, USM Modular Furniture, Future Architecture and La Biennale di Venezia.

Video production: European Cultural Centre with Fundació Mies van der Rohe.

YTAA 2018 exhibition in Granada, Spain

From November 22nd until November 30th, the works of the Young Talent Architecture Award 2018 will be displayed at ETSAG and organized by ASEJA Asociación de Estudiantes y Jóvenes Arquitectos in Granada, Spain.

The projects are displayed separately as: nominated projects per school, shorlisted projects and winning & finalists projects in order to explain the YTAA as a discussion and selection process.

YTAA at Bozar

On Monday 22nd October at 19:00, don’t miss the conversation on heritage and legacy between YTAA 2018 shortlisted students from Europe, China and Korea.

Hendrik Brinkmann, Iwo Borkowicz and SungBum Heo will present their projects that will be followed by a discourse between leading architects Wang Shu (the 2012 Prizker Prize Winner) and Paul Robbrecht (from Robbrecht en Daem architecten).

The event, moderated by Ivan Blasi (curator Prizes and Programs of the Fundació Mies van der Rohe) and Véronique Patteeuw (Belgian professor and editor), will be taking place within the framework of ASEM cultural programme and hosted by BOZAR.

Read here for more information.

YTAA 2018 exhibition in Madrid, Spain

YTAA 2018 Exhibition will be presented for the first time at ETSAM Madrid.


With the aim to open a debate in schools on how architecture is taught, from 19th October to 9th November 2018, visit the exhibition at ETSAM Madrid.

By showing together all the Graduation Projects presented in the Young Talent Architecture Award 2018, we have an overview of the subjects that have been discussed by students and professors in European Schools, with China and South Korea as guest countries, during the last two years.

This is the first time the YTAA 2018 exhibition is presented after the Award Ceremony celebrated the 20th September in Venice.

More information at this link.