University of Bologna, in partnership with the IUAV of Venice, the UNL
of Santa Fé and the La Sapienza of Rome, has supported some interesting
architectural competitions open to *students *and *young designers*, aimed
to involve the academic world to interesting and actual topics of
*The actual project is coordinated by YAC /Young Architects
Competitions/- a group that, since 2013, has been organized six
important architectural contests which involved many prestigious and
international institutions, like Foster + Partners, Shigeruban Architects,
Crab Studio, Snohetta, Bjarke Inglers Group and many others.
*In the next months (since March to June) in partnership with the
Italian Government, YAC will promote an interesting call for ideas for
designers: University Island;, aiming to transform Poveglia Island
(Venice) in an international campus of excellence with cash
prize for the designers worthy of it. *
*Our jury gathers Peter Cook -from Crab Studio- Iannis Kandilyaris -from
Bjarke Ingles Group- Patrick Luth; from Snohetta- Francesco Dal Co; director of Casabella and Venice Biennale- and the dean of IUAV
university, Alberto Ferlenga.*
This project represents for the students an occasion to deal with
stimulating and actual topics of planning.
For more information go here.