With a week left to enter the VENT competition, ZAP Architecture would like to announce the judges of this prestigious student competition. ZAP are calling for students and young graduates to VENT how they feel about the cost of their education; through drawing, montage, photography, visit www.zaparchitecture.com for more details.
The team of judges will include the winner of the 2010 Young Architect of the Year Award, Christopher Lee. Founding
Principal at Serie Architecture, Lee is also the Director of the Architectural Association Projective Cities Programme and a design critic at Harvard.
Also judging will be Paola Boffo, Associate at Ellis Williams Architects. Highly active in the cultural debate for better architecture which can improve the environment and society, Boffo is also the Chair of RIBA London.
Educated at Cambridge, and the RCA, and now Buildings Editor at Building Design Magazine, VENT judge Oliver Wainwright is an architectural writer, critic and a co-founder of Studio Superniche.
They will be joined by celebrated British sculptor Peter Randall-Page, who has gained an international reputation during the past 25 years through his sculpture, drawings and prints. He is represented in the permanent collections of the Tate Gallery and British Museum. Randall-Page created the enormous granite sculpture ‘Seed’ for the Eden Project in Cornwall, which influenced the design of the building.
VENT entries will be shown at the Pavilion of Protest exhibition, exploring the rising cost of architectural education, which runs October 25th- November 15th at the RIBA’s Florence Hall, 66 Portland Place, London.
The judges will be at the official opening of the exhibition on the 28th October to award the prizes to the competition winners.
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