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Young Architect of the Year Award

The 2014 Shortlist:

  • Taka Architects
  • LNA
  • MXSI
  • Spaceworkers
  • Threefold
  • Paul McAneary Architects

Now in its 16th year, YAYA recognises the most promising new architectural practice in the European Union. This category is open to fully qualified architects who have been practicing for 12 years or less.

Organised by BD, the unique judging process involves internationally renowned architects and critics and results in one of the most rigorous and stimulating competitions around. The winner of the Young Architect of the Year Award will be announced at the Architect of the Year Awards gala dinner on the 2nd December at The Brewery, London.

Entries are now closed for the 2014 awards.

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Entry Criteria:

This award is open to fully qualified architects who have been practising for 12 years or less at the point of the deadline for entries. Entries will also be accepted from practices where the majority of principals have been practicing for 12 years or under.

  • If there are only two principals, both need to have been practicing for 12 years or less on the deadline.
  • Entries from architects with a strong philosophy but without the back-up of much built work are encouraged, as are entries from previous YAYA entrants
  • The award is open to UK and European architects
  • Architects should be registered with ARB or the relevant architectural body in their country
  • Entries can be submitted through nomination or by the individual

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Young Architect of the Year 2013 Winner:

Josep Camps and Olga Felip Aquitecturia

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ARQUITECTURIA are a young practice based in Girona (Barcelona). The practice has worked at very different scales, from an ephemeral installation to the future Master Plan Studies to recover the relationship between Girona and its rivers. Read More on the YAYA 2013 Online Exhibition

Finalists

  • ONO Architectuur
  • RCKa
  • Studio Weave
  • HAT Projects