Grenfell memorial award names first winner

Drawing of the old Marconi building near Livorno by Giulia Pannochia, first winner of the GeM Award

Giulia Pannochia will spend three months in UK

The scholarship set up in memory of the two young Italian architects who died in the Grenfell fire has announced its first winner.

Giulia Pannochia, a 25-year-old graduate of the same university where Gloria Trevisan and Marco Gottardi studied, is the first recipient of the Gloria e Marco (GeM) Award.

She was chosen from a shortlist of seven graduates from IUAV in Venice in a two-stage process culminating in Skype interviews earlier this month. The seventh withdrew after being offered a job.

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