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
Africa Rising
For 22 years the Design Indaba Conference has brought the best creative minds to Cape Town. Our website is another way we celebrate creatives 365 days of the year. With the Africa Rising book, co-edited with Gestalten, we wanted to celebrate creativity, design and new talent on the continent.
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People's Choice Total Votes:
153
The Gifted School
Niger
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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People's Choice Total Votes:
33
Living… than just dwelling
Rwanda
Living…..than just dwelling, a design concept that highlight social people’s life in village.
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People's Choice Total Votes:
1793
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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People's Choice Total Votes:
1070
Country Offices for the World Bank Group
Ghana
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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People's Choice Total Votes:
760
Mills Convergence
Zambia
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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People's Choice Total Votes:
88667
Showcase
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.