05/06/2017
Shortlist Finalists 2017
Congratulations to all Shortlist Finalists
The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards received 307 entered projects situated in 32 African countries.
The Shortlist finalists now stand in line for a trophy in either the Built, Speculative, Emerging Voices or Critical Dialogue category; or, the overall Grand Prix award of USD$10 000.
The trophy winners in each of the four entry categories, and the overall grand prize, will be announced at a gala awards ceremony to be held at the newly opened Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in Cape Town. The architects of each of the 20 shortlisted projects will be flown to Cape Town by Saint-Gobain to attend the awards ceremony, which will be held on 28 September 2017.
BUILT CATEGORY (139 entries)
PROJECT: ONE AIRPORT SQUARE, GHANA ARCHITECT: MCA ARCHITECTS CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: THREAD: ARTISTS' RESIDENCY AND CULTURAL CENTRE, SENEGAL ARCHITECT: TOSHIKO MORI ARCHITECT CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: DAKAR CONGRESS CENTRE, SENEGAL ARCHITECT: TABANLIOGLU ARCHITECTS CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: UMKHUMBANE MUSEUM, SOUTH AFRICA ARCHITECT: CHOROMANSKI ARCHITECTS CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: OUT OF THE BOX PARTNERSHIPS, ETHIOPIA ARCHITECT: PARALLEL SOLUTIONS CLICK TO VIEW
SPECULATIVE CATEGORY (91 entries)
PROJECT: ECREE, ECOWSKI CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY & ENERGY EFFECIENCY, CAPE VERDE ARCHITECT: FERNANDO MAURICIO DOS SANTOS CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: NEW EYE SIGHT HOSPITAL, REPUBLIC OF CONGO ARCHITECT: BOOGERTMAN + PARTNERS CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: KIGALI GENOCIDE MEMORIAL, RWANDA ARCHITECT: MASS DESIGN GROUP CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: THE TERRITORY INBETWEEN, SOUTH AFRICA ARCHITECT: AISSATA BALDE, UNIT 12, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: BEYOND ENTROPY, ANGOLA ARCHITECT: PAULA NASCIMENTO CLICK TO VIEW
EMERGING VOICES CATEGORY (44 entries)
PROJECT: THE EMBASSY OF MANTANHAS – ECLECTIC ATLASES, CAPE VERDE ARCHITECT: STEPHANIE RYDER, UNIT 12, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: ARCHITECTURE OF CRISIS: WINDHOEK COMMUNITY BOREHOLES ARCHITECT: ELAO MARTIN, NAMIBIA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: RE-THINK MAKOKO, LAGOS ARCHITECT: MOHAMED WAHEED FAREED ABDELFATAH, HELWAN UNIVERSITY, EGYPT CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: THE MONOLITH OF KASOLO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO ARCHITECT: FEDERICO FAULI, ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION, SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, LONDON CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: THE EXCHANGE CONSULATE: TRADING PASSPORTS FOR HYPER-PERFORMATIVE ECONOMIC ENCLAVES, SOUTH AFRICA ARCHITECT: OGUNDARE OLAWALE ISRAEL, UNIT 14, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG CLICK TO VIEW
CRITICAL DIALOGUE CATEGORY (34 entries)
PROJECT: DESIGN INDABA ENTRANT: INTERACTIVE AFRICA, SOUTH AFRICA CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: WWW.APSAIDAL.COM ENTRANT: EBANO WEY EKAME IKUGA, SPAIN CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: FORUM DE ARQUITECTURA ENTRANT: CEICA, ANGOLA CLICK TO VIEW
PROJECT: THE JOURNEY OF DESIGN AND CRITICAL DIALOGUE. SECURING THE PRESENCE OF URBAN LIVELIHOODS. ENTRANT: RICHARD DOBSON, SOUTH AFRICA CLICK TO VIEW
TIE 5TH PLACE – PROJECT: REVOLUTION ROOM ARCHITECT: VISUAL ARTS NETWORK, SOUTH AFRICA & WAZA ARTS CENTRE, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO CLICK TO VIEW
TIE 5TH PLACE -PROJECT: CAVE MANIFESTO ENTRANT: CAVE, KENYA CLICK TO VIEW
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20 Oct 2017
African Mobilities-Lagos Exchange
Panel discussion on the work of Olalekan Jeyifous 16:00pm-18:00pm
University of Lagos
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24 Oct 2017
Africa Mobilities – Dakar Exchange
Issa Diabaté and Jean Charles Tall public panel discussion as part of the Africa Mobilities - Dakar exchange programme. 18h00 - 20h00
Goethe Institute - Dakar, Senegal, Rue de Diourbel angle Piscine Olympique Point E, B.P. 25862 -C.P. 12524
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