awards and recognitions

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Rolex mentor protégé innitiative

2018-2019 Rolex Protégé in Architecture

Four renowned artists − Sir David Adjaye (architecture), Zakir Hussain (music), Crystal Pite (dance) and Colm Tóibín (literature) will be the mentors for 2018 - 2019 in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. The names of the new mentors and their protégés were announced on 5 February at a public ceremony in Berlin celebrating the completion of the 2016 - 2017 mentoring year, the 15th anniversary of the programme. 

Ghana-born British architect Sir David Adjaye – renowned for major commissions worldwide, including the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, in Washington DC – has chosen as his protégée Mariam Kamara.

 
 Hikma: Religious and secular complex

Hikma: Religious and secular complex

Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Middle East Africa

GOLD AWARD

The LafargeHolcim Awards is an international competition that recognizes innovative projects and future-oriented concepts on regional and global levels. The competition seeks projects that go beyond balancing environmental performance, social responsibility, and economic growth. Projects,  in addition, exemplify architectural excellence, a high degree of transferability, and thereby extend notions of sustainable construction and design throughout all stages of a project’s lifecycle. Read more about our winning entry here.

 
 Niamey2000 housing

Niamey2000 housing

Architect Magazine - 2017 R+D Award

Architect Magazine promotes innovation and future-thinking through their annual R+D Award. The Niamey2000 Housing project was one of the Winners. You can read Clay Risen's article on the award and the project here

 
 Mariam Kamara

Mariam Kamara

UW Architecture - 2017 alumni Gold Award

The Department of Architecture at the University of Washington's bi-annual event recognizes the significant contribution made by alumni of its program in two distinct categories. The Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award recognizes the accomplishments of an alumna or alumnus of the UW Department of Architecture within ten years of their graduation.

 
 Niamey2000 Housing

Niamey2000 Housing

AIA Seattle Honors awards - 2016 Merit Award

This annual program provides an important opportunity for the design community to share and celebrate its achievements both among practitioners and with the community at-large. Award-winning projects, announced at a packed event at Benaroya Hall, served as powerful demonstrations of the outstanding caliber of design that is consistently produced by Washington-based architects and designers. The Niamey 2000 project was one of the 2016 recipients of the Award of Merit.

 
 Dandaji Library

Dandaji Library

AIA national - 2016 emmerging professionals

Under the theme "It Takes a Community," the AIA  Emerging Professional Exhibit 2016 selected projects showcase the best work from young designers highlighting community impact and engagement. The Dandaji Library was recognized for its adaptive re-use approach and community commitment. 

 
 Mobile Loitering

Mobile Loitering

Young Architects in Africa 2014 - Honorable mention

Organised by Architecture-Studio, the competition and exhibition “Young Architects in Africa” aimed to showcase architectural creativity in Africa by turning the spotlight on a young generation of architects that shows great promise from an international perspective. The exhibition presented sixteen projects devoted to everyday use (public space, school, house, market, etc.)