The Prada Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the analysis of contemporary culture through the organization and promotion of art exhibitions, architecture and cinema projects, and other relevant artistic and cultural initiatives that form its institutional object.
The Prada Foundation promotes the establishment of a prize.
The Prize is design to a degree thesis on topics related to art, the management of artistic events, the economic museum management, the restoration, the research and enhancement of cultural heritage, museography, the architecture of cultural spaces, the promotion and use of art and other similar subjects, treated with an innovative approach and analytical method to identify or suggest new paths, solutions, ideas and proposals to be used profitably in the management of artistic events and cultural and in the work of cultural dissemination.
The School of Urban Planning Construction Engineering and the School of Design organize the pre-selection of the thesis for the candidacy of the Milan Polytechnic for the "Prada Foundation Degree Award."
Mainly, Master of Science graduates of the School of Design and Master of Science in Architecture - Built Environment - Interiors, Architecture, and Urban Design, Architecture - Building Architecture of the School of Urban Planning Construction Engineering who have completed the Programmes. Graduates with 110 cum Laude (graduated until July Session) can participate in the pre-selection.
The degree theses must focus on issues related to art, the management of artistic events, economic museum management, restoration, research and enhancement of cultural heritage, museography, architecture of cultural spaces, promotion and use of art and other similar subjects, treated with an innovative approach and analytical method to identify or suggest new paths, solutions, ideas, and proposals to be used profitably in the management of artistic and cultural events and the work of cultural dissemination.
After an accurate examination of the submitted papers, the Commission approved the theses selected to represent the Politecnico Milano at the Prada Foundation Award.
|Project||Adaptive Reuse, Creative Industries, and the Politics of Arts- Led Redevelopment in Downtown Cairo.|
|Author/s||Ahmed Ashraf Anwar Mohamed Morsi|
|Supervisor/s||Prof. Carolina Pacchi|
Note: the thesis won the Fondazione Prada Award 2021
|Project||Da cultura del fare a fare cultura. Nuovi scenari per l'arte nei pressi di Milano Centrale|
|Supervisor/s||Prof. Gian Luca Basso Peressut - Correlatori: Cristina Colombo e Matteo Sacchetti|
|Project||Flos. Il disegno della luce. Progetto per il museo aziendale|
|Supervisor/s||Prof. Lola Ottolini|
|Project||La critica è morta. Lunga vita alla critica|
|Supervisor/s||Prof. Marco Biraghi|
Note: the thesis won the Fondazione Prada Award 2019
|Project||SEWING AHMEDABAD’S WOUNDS: Design Experimentation in a Context of Cultural Division|
|Supervisor/s||Prof. Giulia Setti|
Note: la tesi è stata premiata dall'Ordine degli Architetti P. P. C. di Milano in occasione del Premio Neolaureati 2019
|Project||MOCI - Il teatro e il gioco come terapia sui disturbi del linguaggio infantile|
|Author/s||Camilla Ceschi a Santa Croce|
|Supervisor/s||Prof. Francesco Zurlo|