awards and recognitions
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)