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Legacy Restored in Niger

Religious and secular complex

Reinterpretation of traditional local construction for a new mosque and community center in Dandaji, Niger, creating a space in the village open to all.

The proposed new mosque as well as the restoration of an existing house of worship are accordingly conceived as test beds for sustainable research, exploring new techniques pertaining to the use of renewable resources. 

 

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Silver – Creating a place for all in a community in Niger
 
Global LafargeHolcim Awards 2018: Gold, Silver, Bronze to collaborative and diverse design teams
 
“Providing civic space for both genders and promoting the education of women”
 
Global finalist project entry 2018 – Legacy Restored in Niger
 
Gold Award: Combining spiritual tradition and modern knowledge in Niger
 
“A discourse on the history of the site and on the project’s role in bringing a community together”
 
Project Entry 2017 for Middle East Africa
Project Details
Location
Dandaji, Niger
Authors
Mariam Kamara
Main Author
Mariam Kamara
atelier masomi, Niger
Yasaman Esmaili
Main Author
Yasaman Esmaili
studio chahar, Iran
Prizes
Awards
Silver 2018
Global
Awards
Gold 2017
Middle East Africa
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