Why enter the Africa Architecture Awards 2017?
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Recognition and reward
One grand Prix winner will receive the cash prize of $10 000 (USD). In addition, four trophy winners, one per entry category, will be chosen. All 20 short-listed entries will be invited to attend the awards ceremony.
It’s free and anyone can enter
There is no cost to enter the awards and multiple entries are allowed.Projects may also be entered into more than one entry category.
Ongoing promotion
All entries are showcased online and are eligible for online votes in the People's Choice Awards.
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Latest Award Entries
The Gifted School
This 6-classroom project, located in the Village of Koungou Zarma in Niger, is the result of a series of generous gifts that have made it possible for local children, who attended school in crumbling reed and adobe structures, to have a safe and dignified space for education and enrichment.
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Living… than just dwelling
Living…..than just dwelling, a design concept that highlight social people’s life in village.
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Fórum de Arquitectura
“Fórum de Arquitectura” (which means Architecture Forum) is an annual event that takes place in October, in the historical heart of the city of Luanda, where it is located at the Lusíada University of Angola.
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Country Offices for the World Bank Group
Designed to accommodate two different entities within the World Bank Group, the offices reflect the culture of the global group within a local context. Environmental responses hinge around a courtyard typology, and layered facade systems which aid climate regulation through natural airflow's and sun control.
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Mills Convergence
Mill Convergence is designed to facilitate modern infrastructure which shall cutter for the creative and arts industry so as to encourage entrepreneurship throughout Zambia especially for the youth. The main features of the complex are Conference and Theatre Hall. Currently there is a shortage of such infrastructure hence the need.
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PAMUDZI (Malawian Village)
Pamudzi design is the future embodiment of the Malawian Village Hut, since it uses the same design ideologies used in the traditional Malawian Architecture by incorporating innovative ideas such as; use of local materials, use of local labour, technology transfer, innovative building methods, durability and maintenance, re-usability and waste management.
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The showcase is a space in which different African Regional Architectural Associations and Institutions award winners are recognised and celebrated. Projects displayed here are not automatically entered into the Africa Architecture Awards 2017. All architects included in the showcase are invited to register and enter before the cut-off date of the 30th of June 2017.