Today we saw the final presentation of Design 3, the course held by Andrea Vattovani at Graz University of Technology. This year the course was again a kind of experiment in which the students developed a masterplan for a working environment such as an office. The students were then divided in to smaller groups and each given an area to focus on in more detail. The project was presented in front of an exceptional jury composed of: Andrea Vattovani, Clemens Luser (HOG), and Mario Keusch (AVA)
Andrea Vattovani was invited to lecture at the Forum Perspective conference of the Italian architecture magazine The Plan. The presentation will take part at MICO in Milan about philosophy, recent works, and among them The Clef, the proposal for the House of Hungarian Music shortlisted for the Plan Award.
Liget Budapest was launched in spring 2014 as an architectural open competition with the objective to find appropriate designs for five cultural venues in the Capital of Hungary. The planned buildings were aimed to house the New National Gallery, the Ludwig Museum of Contemporary art, the Museum of Ethnography, the Hungarian Museum of Architecture and the House of Music. More than 500 entries where submitted.
Andrea Vattovani Architecture took part in the competition for the House of Music where over 170 entries have been submitted. AVA was shortlisted by the jury along with 5 other practices to take part in the second stage of the House of Hungarian music Competition.
Last Friday in an announcement ceremony held in the Millennium Meeting Room of the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Andrea Vattovani Architecture have been awarded with the 3rd prize, the competition was won by well known Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, Kengo Kuma Associates made an honorable mention.
The WAN AWARDS 21 for 21 category is a major international competition now in its third year, an initiative aiming to highlight 21 architects who could be the leading lights of architecture in the 21st century. Outstanding, forward-thinking people and organisations who have the demonstrable potential to be the next big thing in the architectural world. One of the winner of last years edition, organized with the support of Arup, was MAD Architects.