Master of Architecture student shortlisted in World Architecture Drawing Prize competition
Master of Architecture student, Azouz Manachou’s drawing was shortlisted in World Architecture Festival Drawing Prize competition in the Hybrid-Student category. Azouz’s drawing is an architectural analysis of a passage of Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities – Based on its visual description and spatial organization – to create a city unknown to the eye but subconsciously referencing an architectural world. The outcome is a perspective visual of an expanding world describing an urban order of architectural spaces, to create a reference of spaces which depict real influences in the imaginary description of his journey in a fantastic setting. Each city contains elements of real-world references in an imaginary place and time. The result is a world that is neither in the past nor present nor future. A city that is held in an undefined time and space.
“I am very excited to know that the great jury of the world architecture festival drawing prize took interest in my drawing. I am happy to be shortlisted in this competition and join a list of other participants with great skills from around the world.” – Azouz Manachou
A full list of shortlisted projects can be found here: https://thedrawingprize.worldarchitecturefestival.com/shortlist-2020-21
To learn more about The Architecture Drawing Prize please visit: https://thedrawingprize.worldarchitecturefestival.com/