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The long awaited Eurasian Prize 2015 Award Ceremony took place on 7th July in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Just as in previous 12 years, well-known representatives of the world of architecture and design attended the event to celebrate the best of the best according to the Eurasian Prize 2015 jury.
The Ceremony took place at the Architecture Museum of Yekaterinburg, serving also as headquarters for the Ural Centre for Design Development. Students were the first to receive their awards from the top professionals. Architecture Awards were presented by Timur Abdulayev, the chief architect of Yekaterinburg city. The winners came from Moscow, Kazan, Samara, Ryazan and Yekaterinburg.
Student awardees for Design also came from different parts of Russia, ranging from Rostov-on-Don in the South of the country to Knanty-Mansiysk in the North. The Awards were handed by Jasmina Kaluderovic, co-founder of the Italian design studio DNA and professor of Design at the Academy of Fine Arts LABA, who was also a judge for the Eurasian Prize 2015 competition program.
The Ural State Academy of Art and Architecture was presented with the special award as the most successful high school at the competition. Its students won most of the awards in the student category.
Professional architects received their awards from Hervé Dessimoz, head of Groupe H Swiss architecture company and judge for the Eurasian Prize 2015. Competitors from Russia and Germany showed best results in Architecture nomination.
Alessandro Condini, co-founder of the Italian design studio DNA and professor of Materials Technology at the Academy of Fine Arts LABA handed awards to professional designers. First prize in three of four categories was granted to designers from Yekaterinburg, other winners came from Moscow, Chelyabinsk, Kirov and other cities in different parts of Russia.
Galina Bukova, head of the Eurasian Prize Organizing Committee thanked all the winners for taking part in the competition and invited architects and designers to compete next year with new projects. The Eurasian Prize’s next season starts in Autumn, 2015.
More information on the Eurasian Prize 2015 winners you can find on www.eurasian-prize.ru