Tag Archives: Africa

Submission: March 15, 2017
Registration: March 01, 2017
Language: English, Swahili
Location: Mombasa, Kenya
Prizes: $2,000 CAD for each of the following participant categories: Local (Kenyan), Regional (African), International (Global)
Type: Open

 

KenCada International Academy and DBR present the KenCada International Ideas Competition, inviting Kenyan, African and International designers to give the students of KenCada a new place to learn and grow. Continue reading

kencada architecture competition

Submission: June 31, 2017
Registration: January 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Africa
Prizes: $10,000 is cash prizes
Type: Open

 

The Community Planning & Design Initiative Africa (CPDI Africa) is a culture-inspired, research-based, design-build competition, created to inspire the development of successful neighborhoods and communities on the continent, with modern African architecture that is both culturally and environmentally sustainable. Believing that the redevelopment of Africa’s built environment should be as it has always been, built as a collaborative effort between the community members and designated master builders, CPDI Africa engages participation from the design community in Africa and the Diaspora at large, for the accomplishment of its vision.

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Submission: April 30, 2016
Registration: April 25, 2016
Language: English
Location: Abetenim near Kumasi, Ghana
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1500$, 2nd Prize: 1000$, 3rd Prize: 500$
Type: Open

 

Nka Foundation announces a call for entries for its 4th Earth Architecture Competition: Designing a School for Ghana, an international architecture competition open to graduates and advanced students of architecture, design and others from around the world who think earth architecture can be beautiful. Continue reading

Submission: October 30, 2015
Registration: October 20, 2015
Language: English
Location: Ghana
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1,500$, 2nd Prize: 1,000$, 3rd Prize: 500$
Type: Open

 

Nka Foundation is issuing a challenge to designers, architects and builders to use their creativity to come up with innovative designs for modest, affordable houses that can be built locally to replace the rural mud house type. The challenge is to design a house type of about 2400 sq feet that sleeps 8 to 10 persons to be built on a plot size of 80 x 100 feet. Total costs of constructing the design entry must not exceed $7,000 (USD) for materials and labor; land value is excluded from this price point. You should design the unit for construction by maximum use of earth and local labor in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

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