Tag Archives: Africa

Submission: September 05, 2022
Registration: September 05, 2022
Language: English
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Since 2020, the Arc. Eddy Eguavoen Foundation has held two competitions that aim to bring architects, architecture students and architectural designers together to design solutions for the Lagos context.

For the third annual competition, we wanted to focus on another issue that affects all Lagosians on at least a yearly basis, with some experiencing this much more frequently, this issue being flooding.

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Submission: September 14, 2022
Registration: September 14, 2022
Language: English
Location: Global
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Archstorming’s new competition takes us to Mozambique, a country marked by a great number of long-lasting challenges. Although there has been a substantive increase in the household income, over two-thirds of the population still live below the poverty line.

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Submission: March 16, 2022
Registration: March 16, 2022
Language: English
Location: Senegal
Prizes: 10.000€ + Construction
Type: Open

 

Archstorming is launching a new competition in partnership with the NGO Kakolum. We will travel to Casamance, a region in Senegal marked by an identity conflict that started more than 30 years ago and continues to this day. This region, located between Gambia and Guinea-Bissau, faces several challenges, one of which is the lack of classrooms for primary and secondary school children.

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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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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

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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

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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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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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