It’s time for the summer appointment with YAP – Young Architects Program, the programme promoting and supporting young architecture, now in its 7th Italian edition and organized by MAXXI in partnership with MoMA.
For this edition, MAXXI has chosen to expand its horizons beyond the national borders by linking YAP to the pan-European project FAP Future Architecture Platform, the platform that brings together 18 institutions operating in the field of architecture in Europe and also dedicated to promoting young talents.
Green Gallery by StudioD3R with Marcello Fantuz is the ecological, eco-sustainable project attentive to biodiversity and in contrast with global warming chosen as this year’s winner.
The project has been chosen by an international jury composed of Hou Hanru, Artistic Director, MAXXI, Margherita Guccione, Director, MAXXI Architettura, Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, Director, MAXXI Arte, Pippo Ciorra, Senior Curator, MAXXI Architettura, Sean Anderson, Associate Curator of Architecture and Design, MoMA, Carmen Andriani, Lecturer, University of Genoa, Paola Nicolin, Deputy Editor, Domus, Jeanette Plaut, Director, Constructo – Chile, Kim Hyoungmi, Curatore of Architecture, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – Korea, for “its capacity for dialogue with the strongly volumetric, concrete and dynamic MAXXI architecture, which it contrasts with a structure focusing on lightness, geometric minimalism and the utmost presence of nature”.
Along with the installation in the piazza, the Carlo Scarpa Hall will host an exhibition presenting the 2018 edition through the models of the projects short-listed for the Italian edition. Alongside these will be an account of the entire Young Architects Program through images of the winning and short-listed projects at MoMA/MoMA PS1 and Constructo.