Archinect - News 2014-09-22T12:24:03-04:00 Rolex Arts Initiative Mentor Kazuyo Sejima Selects Yang Zhao as Architecture Protégé Archinect 2012-11-14T11:31:00-05:00 >2012-11-14T21:15:13-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <strong>Emerging Architect Will Spend Year in Creative Collaboration on Home-for-All</strong></p> <p> Kazuyo Sejima has selected Chinese architect Yang Zhao as her prote&#769;ge&#769; for a year of creative collaboration as part of the Rolex Mentor and Prote&#769;ge&#769; Arts Initiative. This is the first year that architecture has been included as a discipline in the programme that pairs masters and emerging artists in the fields of dance, film, literature, music, theatre and visual arts.</p> <p> Yang Zhao, 32, started an architectural practice, Zhaoyang Studio, in 2007. His current projects include working on two buildings in the rural area of Yunnan Province, China. He has a master&rsquo;s degree in architecture (with distinction) from the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.</p> <p> Sejima selected Zhao after a global search, which identified three of the world&rsquo;s leading young architects as finalists. Over the course of a year, Zhao will work on Home-for-All, a project created by Sejima and other leading Japanese architects i...</p> Promising young architects selected as finalists for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative Archinect 2012-10-14T15:36:00-04:00 >2012-10-21T18:13:33-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Following a worldwide search for the most outstanding young talents in architecture, Rolex has announced the finalists for a year-long mentorship with renowned Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The finalists are:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> 2012-2013 ARCHITECTURE PROT&Eacute;G&Eacute;E FINALIST FRIDA ESCOBEDO<br> Frida Escobedo, 32, is the acting director of a small architecture firm, Frida Escobedo Studio, in Mexico City, where she is currently working on multiple projects for the National Council of Arts (CONACULTA). She is also a member of the Domus Mexico Editiorial Board and teaches at the Universidad Anahuac.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> 2012-2013 ARCHITECTURE PROT&Eacute;G&Eacute; FINALIST CAMILO RESTREPO<br> Camilo Restrepo Ochoa, is a 38 year-old Colombian architect. His projects involve curating, public competitions, private commissions and research in territorial and urban issues. He has a Master in Urbanism, architecture and urban culture from the Centro de Cultura Contempor&aacute;nea de Barcelona CCCB, Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya UPC, in Barcelona, Spain.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> 2012-2013 ARCHITECTURE PROT&Eacute;G&Eacute; FINALIST YANG ZHAO<br> Yang Zhao, 32, started an architectural practice, Zhaoyang Studio, in 2007. His current projects include working on two bu...</p> It's About Time! SANAA's Kazuyo Sejima Becomes the Rolex Protege Program's First Architectural Mentor Archinect 2012-08-28T17:51:00-04:00 >2012-09-03T18:45:13-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Sejima&rsquo;s prot&eacute;g&eacute; will not be named until next month, although the young architect&rsquo;s workload has already been prescribed: he or she will contribute over the course of a year to &ldquo;Home for All,&rdquo; a project helmed by Sejima and other Japanese architectural luminaries in response to 2011's tsunami and the ensuing housing crisis.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>