The objective of this year’s edition of the Kaira Looro international architecture competition was to design a women’s house created to promote gender equality as a determining factor for development in rural Africa. Participants from all over the world submitted their architectural proposals, based on innovative and sustainable design and destined to accommodate awareness-raising activities and training initiatives aimed at developing the village, in the name of equality. The winners were selected by an international jury.
Submission: May 30, 2021
Registration: April 30, 2021
Prizes: Please see details below
An architecture competition that promotes equality and combats discrimination. The winning project will be built in southern Senegal.Rural development, the breaking down of barriers, a reduction in inequality, and the creation of a sustainable and stable environment all depend on the hard work which every member of society invests, both directly and indirectly, in the collective. Gender equality is crucial to the constructionof an equitable society in which everyone, on the basis of their background and resources, can make a fundamental contribution to sustainable development. Continue reading