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Award ceremony and exhibition opening Swiss Architectural Award 2018

On Thursday 15th November 2018, at the Auditorium Teatro dell’architettura – Università della Svizzera italiana, the Spanish architect Elisa Valero will be awarded the sixth Swiss Architectural Award.

The ceremony will also accompany the opening of the 2018 Swiss Architectural Award exhibition, curated by Nicola Navone. Lasting until 23 December, the exhibition will include the works presented by the 32 candidates from 19 different countries, with a special attention to the winner’s works. As tradition has it, the exhibition will be accompanied by a monograph published by Mendrisio Academy Press and Silvana Editoriale, both in Italian and English.


Boas Erez, Rector of the Università della Svizzera italiana
Charles Kleiber, Chairman of the Swiss Architectural Foundation
Riccardo Blumer, Dean of the Academy of Architecture – Università della Svizzera italiana
Mario Botta, Jury president, Swiss Architectural Award 2018
Nicola Navone, Award secretary
Elisa Valero, Winner of the Swiss Architectural Award 2018

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