The YTAA awards the best diploma theses of the current final year throughout Europe. A selected jury of experts chooses the three winners (teams or individuals) from the 40 best projects. They each receive a certificate, prize money of € 5,000 and a profile on the renowned platform World Architects. The projects will also be made accessible to a wide audience in a travelling exhibition in several European cities.
The 2023 YTAA Awards Ceremony took place on 29 June at Palazzo Michiel, Venice. The four winning projects are:
- Theme: Peripheral Cartographies, Project: Countermapping the Irish Island of Insibofin, Laura Hurley, School of Engineering and Architecture, Cork.
- Theme: Utopia/political boundaries, Project: Valter Vraca Forum Sarajevo, Dinko Jelecevic,
- Theme: Regeneration of the landscape, Project: Eden Archipelo, María de la O Molina Pérez-Tomé, School of Architecture, Polytechnic University, Madrid
- Theme: Urban regeneration, Project: Earth Bound (Beirut/Lebanon), from the Young Talent Open category, Shaha Raphael, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London