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Morocco, Aït Benhaddou | Silver, Middle East Africa, 2017
Elementary school and craft training center: A learning complex that uses architecture, form, and space to claim artisanship and handiwork as living and modern traditions.
Burkina Faso, Gando | Gold, Middle East Africa, 2011 | Gold, Global, 2012
The secondary school project uses traditional building materials and technologies and places great emphasis on actively involving the local population in the construction process. Locally-sourced clay is mixed with aggregates and cement to cast walls on-site based on a two-piece formwork. The school is exemplary in terms of its successful approach to the adaptive use of building materials, community development, climatic mitigation and aesthetics.
Egypt, Cairo | "Next Generation" 3rd prize, Middle East Africa, 2017
Designing processes for informal settlements: Design of an “(in)formal pattern language” to improve the conditions of poverty-stricken and fast-growing informal neighborhoods.
Malawi, Lilongwe | Acknowledgement prize, Middle East Africa, 2017
Miracle for Africa Foundation central library: Gently curving roof elements and screen enclosures for a library transcending sustainable construction into one integrated design.
South Africa, Soshanguve | "Next Generation" 1st prize, Middle East Africa, 2017
Brick kiln and incremental development project: A proof that brick-making can be technically sustainable and deliver a social contribution to community-making.
Niger, Dandaji | Gold, Middle East Africa, 2017
Religious and secular complex: A reinterpretation of traditional local construction for a new mosque and community center, creating a space in the village open to all.
Lebanon, El Marj | Bronze, Middle East Africa, 2017
Adaptive reuse for refugee education: Located in an informal settlement for Syrian refugees, the project creates a dignified school environment using a repurposed pavilion.
Syria, Aleppo | "Next Generation" 2nd prize, Middle East Africa, 2017
Rubble recycling units: Rubble recycling units combining the rebuilding of the constructed habitat with the rebuilding of devastated communities.
Uganda, Kampala | Acknowledgement prize, Middle East Africa, 2017
Ghana, Karaga | Acknowledgement prize, Middle East Africa, 2017
Shea butter storage for Nyingali community: The striking towers of the storage units are designed for passive cooling and allude to traditional local architecture.