Design Competition ‘Connecting Spaces’ offers young designers and Lombardia’s companies the opportunity to develop innovative projects that interpret the theme of Expo2020 “Connecting minds, Creating the future”.

The competition is directed at young designers and gives them the opportunity to develop innovative prototypes whereby the selected proposals will be presented during design events in Italy and finally at Expo2020.

Design Competition ‘Connecting Spaces’ intends to promote the innovation applied to the Design, which represents a Lombardy and Italian excellence. The project also serves as a virtuous model of meeting and collaboration between talented young designers and manufacturing companies.

Joint teams of young designers, under the age of 35, from Italy and UAE - students and alumni of Architecture, Design and Engineering with the mentorship of the American University of Sharjah (AUS) - are invited to participate in the competition to collaborate with Lombardy’s companies.

The activity is promoted by Politecnico di Milano in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce of Milano, Monza Brianza Lodi and the participation of the American University of Sharjah.

Technical Sponsor: Rimond

About Regione Lombardia
Regione Lombardia is a government authority that guides, plans, coordinates and controls the management of the territory. Its role is to create the conditions and the context which permit people, enterprises, bodies and organizations to transform their projects and ideas into reality.

About Politecnico di Milano
Politecnico di Milano is the largest technical university in Italy with 42.000 students offering undergraduate, graduate and higher education courses in engineering, architecture and design.