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Kaira Looro 2021 - Women's House

To promote gender equality in Africa


Kaira Looro Architecture Competition is a design contest open to students and young architects with aims to discover new talents and to adopt sustainable architecture models for humanitarian purposes to improve life conditions in developing countries. Prestigious prizes are provided for winners, selected by an international jury made up of pregistous firms and institutions. The challenge of the competition is to design a Women’s house that aims to promote gender equality as a key factor in rural development. The architecture must be a space dedicated to hosting activities which focus on education, raising awareness, and developing the village in the name of equality.

Early registrations : 16th Jan - 28th February 2021
Normal registrations : 1st March - 28th March 2021
Late registrations : 29th March - 30th Apr 2021
FAQ answer deadline : 8th May 2021
Submissione Deadline: 30th May2021
Jury evalution : 13-20th June2021
Results announcement : 27th June 2021

1st Prize : 5.000 Construction + Internship at Kengo Kuma
2nd Prize : 1.000€ + Internship at Miralles Tagliabue EMBT
3nd Prize : 500€ + Internship at SBGA
2 Honourable Mentions 100€
5 Special Mentions
0 Finalists
20 Top 50


Kengo Kuma, Benedetta Tagliabue, Oulimata Sarr, Salimata Diop Dieng, Lehau Victoria Maloka, Agostino Ghiradelli, Urko Sanchez, and Azzurra Muzzonigro
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