Winners of 2016 Inspireli Award announced

Winners of 2016 Inspireli Award announced


16_iinspireli_4Inspireli Awards, the premier global contest for aspiring architects and designers, has announced the winners of its sixth edition.

(UIA), the organisers of the competition, announced competitors from , and as winners of the top three places in its 2016 edition. The competition is one of the most successful talent contests for young and budding architects and designers in the world.

The third place was shared by Somayeh Ravanshad, PhD in Architecture from , Iran, and Magdalena Trobinger from Italy.

The three winners were selected by a jury of 55 top architects from 6 continents.

Giacomo Garziano from University of Florence in Italy bagged the first place. He is the founder of , an architecture office, established in 2014 in Amsterdam. Daiki Watanabe from (MAU) in Japan won the second place for his designs of a station, a department and a museum.

The UIA is a non-governmental organisation, a global federation of national associations of architects that are its members. From the 27 delegations present at its founding assembly in Lausanne, , in 1948, the UIA has grown to encompass key professional organisations of architects in 124 countries and now represents close to 1.3 million architects worldwide.