Young Architects in Africa (Y.Y.A) at Venice Architecture Biennale 2014

CA'ASI, Cannaregio, Venezia, Italy
07 Jun 2014 - 31 Aug 2014

Young Architects in Africa (Y.Y.A) at Venice Architecture Biennale 2014

Architects of Justice: Seed library (Afrique du Sud), Courtesy of CA’ASI

The Young Architects in Africa (Y.Y.A) competition and exhibition series aim to highlight African projects creativity, and help a rising generation of young architects achieve worldwide recognition. The exhibition endeavours to emphasize the social, environmental and participative approach displayed in the submitted projects, representative of a new way of thinking the community in Africa.

The exhibition features the three laureates and nine nominees’ projects designated by an international jury among 194 projects submitted by candidates from 26 African countries and residing in Africa but also the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Tunisia, and China.
A bilingual catalogue will feature all projects from the YAA competition candidates.

AS. Architecture – Studio has founded the CA’ASI to promote dialogue between architecture, contemporary art, and the public from the Biennale di Venezia. AS.Architecture-Studio defines architecture as «an art which is socially committed and engaged in the construction of mankind’s living environment». It is based on team work and shared knowledge.


Special Events:

5 Jun, 3pm | Vernissage

6 Jun, 3pm | Press Preview


Campiello Santa Maria Nova,
Cannaregio 6024, Venice






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