In the context of the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale, the Mies van der Rohe Foundation has announced the three winners of the inaugural cycle of the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA), in a ceremony held on 28 October at the Teatro Piccolo Arsenale. Selected out of 211 competition entries from a hundred schools in 86 cities were: from Spain, ‘GeoFront. Strategic development plan for the frontier territories,’ by Policarpo del Canto, a final project for the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM); from, Belgium, ‘A symbiotic relation of cooperative social housing and dispersed tourism in Habana Vieja,’ by Iwo Borkowicz, a student of the University of Leuven; and from Poland, ‘S’lowtecture. Housing structure in Wroclaw-Zerniki,’ by Tomasz Broma, from the Wroclaw University of Technology. Each winner receives 5,000 euros.
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