The Renzo Piano World Tour in 40 days - 2020 - 2022

The Renzo Piano World Tour in 40 days - 2020 - 2022


The 2020 edition of the RPWT will involve four young architects, offering them the consolidated opportunity for training and study through the journey around the world to discover the architecture of Renzo Piano and other famous architects.

Three other international institutions continue to support the award together with the Renzo Piano Foundation: the Fundación Botín, Selvaag Gruppen, and the Vitra Design Foundation.

The universities involved in the selection of the winners according to the official call promoted by the sponsoring bodies are:

Università IUAVdi Venezia, Italy 

ENSAPM, École nationale supérieure d'architecture Paris-Malaquais, France 

ETSAM, Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, Spain 

AHO, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway 

The project involves:

ProviaggiArchitettura - Travel Agency (organization, trip schedule, flights, accommodations) 

Habitat 2020 - Cultural Association (RPWT Travel Diary)

Professione Architetto - Digital magazine (Publication of articles on the RPWT Award)



Manuel Bouzas (Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid), Alberta Benedetti, (Università IUAV di Venezia), Joseph de Metz (École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture Paris-Malaquais), Nicholas Ryan Coates (AHO - Oslo School of Architecture and Design)



The trip has been planned on 2022.

Our winners met in Genoa in early July 2021 to get to know each other, meet Renzo Piano and the organizers and begin to explore the theme of sustainable architecture with Andrea Stella, an Italian skipper engaged in an awareness campaign on the issues of accessibility and universal design.