Tag Archives: Ghana

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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