Calling all architects, eco-community designers, structural engineers and imaginative others:
Goal of the challenge is to design and build units of a model arts village in Ghana with a budget of $42,000-$62,000 and earth under the feet. The competition is a part of the Foundation’s ongoing project: tapping local resources for sustainable development in the African settings in the 21st century. We are interested in design solutions that integrate art into architecture for a more sustainable future. Join us! A grand prize winner and twenty top finalists and will be chosen. Show the world how to re-invent the African semi-suburb! Establish your name, and contribute your ideas and designs to a real need.
Project Location: Abetenim near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana
+ $1000 cash prize
+ Full board residency to build the design on location.
+ Lavish press coverage in and out of Africa
Contact Detail: Nka Foundation, Box Up 1115, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana