Tag Archives: Africa

Submission: September 22, 2021
Registration: September 22, 2021
Language: English
Location: Mali, Africa
Prizes: 10.000€ + construction
Type: Open

 

Archstorming’s new competition takes us to Bamako, Mali. We will be looking for designs to build a new school in an urban context for Enko Education, a fast-growing network of African international schools that offers affordable quality education in order to provide access for young Africans to the best universities worldwide.

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african urban school

Submission: August 20, 2021
Registration: August 20,2021
Language: English
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open, Free

 

For this year’s edition of the Lagos Architecture Competition, you are asked to design creative architectural solutions to the problem of plastic pollution. The premise of your project should be inspiring and present something new for the city of Lagos. There should be coherence between your original concept/idea and your final output and your project should showcase your creativity and vision.

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plastic city

Submission: May 12, 2021
Registration: May 12, 2021
Language: English
Location: Hiddi and Dillu, Ethiopia
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Archstorming is launching a new competition that will look for designs for the future schools of the NGO Abay Ethiopia, an organization founded in Spain in 2009 that operates in Walmara, Ethiopia, with the aim of fighting against poverty and promoting equal opportunities, mainly through the development of Education, Health and Community support projects in general. Continue reading

archstorming competition

Submission: November 25, 2020
Registration: November 25, 2020
Language: English
Location: Marsassoum, Senegal
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Archstorming’s new competition takes us to Senegal (Africa), a country with regions where only 50% of school-age children have access to education and where classrooms are often crammed with up to 80 students per class due to the limited number of structures. Continue reading

competitions archi banner ARCHITECTURE COMPETITION SENEGAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Submission: August 25, 2020
Registration: August 10, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: €2000/₦700,000 prize pool
Type: Open

 

The Arc. Eddy Eguavoen Foundation is a nonprofit organisation that aims to build sustainable housing for communities in need across Nigeria. The foundation was officially announced on January 11th 2020, one year after the passing of Arc. Eddy Eguavoen, an accomplished Nigerian Architect.

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lagos city of water competition

Submission: April 21, 2020
Registration: April 21, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Pixarra is announcing a call for artists for a new digital art contest under the theme of “Africa”. Submission is free of charge and is not limited in the number of entries. 2D and 3D artists from around the world are invited to show their art.

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digital art contest africa

Submission: June 17, 2020
Registration: June 17, 2020
Language: English
Location: Tanzania
Prizes: 10.000€ + Construction
Type: Open

 

Tanzania suffers from a terrible shortage of good quality and affordable housing. So dire is this shortage that the nation currently carries a 3 million housing deficit coupled with a 200.000 unit annual demand. Over seventy percent of its urban residents live in unplanned and unserviced informal settlements.

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african house design competition

Submission: May 19, 2019
Registration: May 09, 2019
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Extreme Habitat Challenge 2019 is thrilled to invite architects, designers, engineers, student fraternity, and visualizers from around the globe to take part in the world’s first ever Sahara Habitat Challenge. The Extreme Habitat Challenge (EHC) is one of the world’s most coveted competitions for habitat design.

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sahara competiiton

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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