If you want to attend the YTAA granting ceremony, register now for the SHAPING EUROPEAN CITIES debate, collateral event of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Register now here!

The event will take place on October 28 at Teatro Piccolo Arsenale in Venice and is open to everybody who is interested in the dialogue between architects, policy makers, politicians and representatives of other sectors and will culminate in the Young Talent Architecture Award ceremony.

Young Talent Architecture Award, officially launched in Brussels

On 15th September 2015, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, launched the Young Talent Architecture Award in Brussels.

The announcement was made at the closing of ‘Shaping European Cities’, the exhibition’s inaugural event dedicated to the Mies van der Rohe Award, the EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture, presented at the BOZAR centre in Brussels.In this first edition, all nominated Graduation Projects must be from the 2015-2016 academic year, and the Schools (architecture, urban planning and landscape architecture) must be located in Europe. In later editions the territory criteria may be further expanded, and the participation of other institutions will be encouraged.

Last Day To Upload The Designs!

Today is the last day for the YTAA nominees to upload their designs.

If you are a recently graduated architect nominated in the YTAA – Young Talent Architecture Award today is the last day to upload your design!
Don’t miss the deadline and click here.


The deadline for School Registration in the Young Talent Architecture Award has been extended to 29th of July 2016.

Nominations for work to be considered for the YTAA will be put forward by representatives from each School eligible to participate in the YTAA. The number of designs that each School can submit/nominate will be in accordance with the total number of students at that School. To register click here

More Than 75 Schools Are Already Registered!

YTAA promotes debates between students and professors from each participating School to choose those projects that will represent it.

The presence of a YTAA Representative at each School will be essential in order to summarise this internal debate by nominating the projects that will participate in the award. Be the next School to register in! You will find the School registration form here.

Ask Your School To Participate!

Do you want to take part in the Young Talent Architecture Award? Go and ask your school to participate! Does your school know about the YTAA yet? Tell them about it and take part!

To participate, Schools must first register, after which they will be invited to submit candidates until 15th July 2016. The number of designs that each School can submit/nominate will be in accordance with the total number of students at that School. To register click here.

Register now!

The first step to participate in the Young Talent Architecture Award is School registration. Once registration is complete the School will receive a confirmation message.