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Category list : Africa

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  • Bucky Bar by DUS Architects

    Competition: Black Balsam LaboratorySubscription

    Competition22 January, 2018

    An open international contest has been launched for a series of pop-up Riga Black Balsam cocktail bars around the world (Deadline: 20 April)

  • The Harmonious Niche by students from the Lovely Professional University

    Competition: House in Forest 2018Subscription

    Competition22 January, 2018

    An open international ideas competition has been announced for innovative timber housing solutions in forested areas around the world (Deadline: 1 March)

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    Low Design Office: ‘For our generation, the only way to be radical is to build’Subscription

    Thinkpiece9 January, 2018

    At Low Design Office’s Agbogbloshie Makerspace Platform in the scrapyards of Accra, Ghana, new into old takes on a whole new meaning

  • Zeitz mocaa tha 5364

    Zeitz geist: Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, South Africa by Heatherwick StudioSubscription

    Buildings8 January, 2018

    Heatherwick’s spectacular cultural building in Cape Town is not entirely at ease with its financial bedfellows

  • Container City in Cholula, Mexico

    Competition: Unbox 2017Subscription

    Competition27 November, 2017

    An open international ideas contest has been announced to repurpose disused shipping containers as new public spaces around the world (Deadline: 8 January)

  • Allgo room render

    Competition: Bespoke Access AwardsSubscription

    Competition30 October, 2017

    The RIBA and Bespoke Hotels have once again launched a £30,000 contest – judged by British Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson – seeking ideas to revolutionise the quality of hotel experiences for disabled people (Deadline: 27 February)

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    ​Cairo’s Downtown: Omar Nagati on renegotiating Cairo through designSubscription

    Thinkpiece27 October, 2017

    Renegotiating Downtown Cairo through design, Omar Nagati’s Cluster initiative aims at establishing a space for critical urban discourse and design practice

  • Sinthian by iwan baan (2)

    ‘Speak up, speak out, speak back’: Africa Architecture Awards 2017Subscription

    News9 October, 2017

    The Africa Architecture Awards 2017 bear testimony to a robust culture of architectural critical discourse on the continent, keeping threats of modern-day colonialism at bay

  • Damage in the city of Moron, Haiti, following Hurricane Matthew

    Competition: Shelter 48Subscription

    Competition2 October, 2017

    An open international ideas competition has been launched for innovative shelters to house survivors in the 48 hours after a natural disaster (Deadline: 11 November)

  • Seoullo Skygarden by MVRDV

    Competition: The Reconstruction of CommonsSubscription

    Competition18 September, 2017

    An international student ideas contest has been launched to rethink how public spaces are used in urban areas around the world (Deadline: 18 October)

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