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We are delighted to announce the TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019 awarded and finalist videos !

The first edition of the TRANSFER Architecture Video Award, an independent Award aiming to recognize the most creative and innovative short films in the field of architecture, city and landscape worldwide, has been a great success, attracting the participation of over 300 videos from more than 50 countries worldwide.


Embajada de Brasil / Ipiña + Nieto Arquitectos, Luis Úrculo, Chile, 2019

Honourable Mentions

Il muro cattivo (The Common Wall), Bram Lattré, Belgium, 2015
251 First Street, Brooklyn NY by ODA Architects, ImagenSubliminal, USA, 2017
The Killing of Rouzan Al-Najjar, Forensic Architecture, UK, 2018
Made in Ilima, Thatcher Bean, Congo, USA, 2017
Plaza Rakyat, Ong Sau Kai, Malaysia, 2018
Traces, Javiera Godoy, UK, 2019

Finalist videos

Casa Gilardi, César Pesquera, Mexico, 2016
Just a car park, Joe Gilbert, UK, 2019
Yoshino Cedar House, Anne Gross, Japan, 2017
Les Arcs Resort, Charlotte Perriand, Spirit of Space for The Art Institute of Chicago, France, 2017
From Its Mouth Came a River of High-End Residential Appliances, WangShui, Hong Kong, 2018
Shearers’ Quarters & Captain Kelly’s Cottage by John Wardle Architects, Coco and Maximilian, Australia, 2017
The Forest Underneath, Paolo Patelli, The Netherlands, 2019

Award Ceremony

The TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019 ceremony took place on November 23, 2019 at the ZAZ Zentrum Architektur Zürich in the Framework of the AFTZ Architektur FilmTage Zurich.

19h00   Screening of the TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019 finalist videos
19h50   Announcement of the TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019 awarded videos
20h00  Panel discussion
George Arbid, jury member, director Arab Center for Architecture
Marcel Bächtiger, filmmaker, lecturer and researcher, ETH Zürich
Luis Úrculo, winner of the TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019
Moderated by Isabel Concheiro, editor-in-chief TRANSFER

Award Jury

George Arbid, Director, Arab Center for Architecture
José Juan Barba, Editor-in-chief, METALOCUS
Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine, Artists and Filmmakers
Ciro Najle, Dean, School of Architecture and Urban Studies, Torcuato di Tella University
Nader Tehrani, Dean, Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, Cooper Union
Erwin Viray, Head Pillar, Architecture & Sustainable Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design
Isabel Concheiro, Editor-in-chief, TRANSFER
Helen van Vemde, Founder, Sotto Voce Fondation

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CH-8001 Zurich


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