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Regional Holcim Awards 2020
Middle East Africa

Regional Holcim Awards 2020 Middle East Africa

The winners of the Holcim Awards Next Generation prizes for Middle East Africa have been announced. The winning projects from Uganda, Jordan, Sierra Leone, and Iraq have one thing in common: an intrinsic optimism about the future.

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The Holcim Awards (Gold, Silver and Bronze) and Acknowledgement prize winners for Middle East Africa will be announced in a hybrid event on November 13, 2021, as part of the 17th international Biennale of Architecture in Venice, Italy.

"Next Generation" prizes

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 25,000 | Kampala, Uganda

Connective Infrastructure in Uganda
Inter-scale design for community integration
Main Author
Priscilla Namwanje - Kampala, Kampala, Uganda Read more »

"Next Generation" 2nd prize | USD 20,000 | Amman, Jordan

Living Memorial in Jordan
Cemetery reconfiguration for urban greening
Main Author
Tala Shelbayh - German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 15,000 | Freetown, Sierra Leone

Plastic Extractor in Sierra Leone
Multipurpose recycling facility
Main Author
Evgenii Varlygin - Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany Read more »

"Next Generation" 4th prize | USD 10,000 | Basrah, Iraq

Earthen Education in Iraq
School reinterpreting vernacular architecture
Main Author
Noor Marji - German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan Read more »
 
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