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An architecture competition that protects health and prevent malnutrition. The winning project will be built in southern Senegal. The ‘Children’s House’ should be a welcoming place where activities aimed at preventing child malnutrition can be carried out in a rural environment of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Organizer
Kaira Looro Competition, Balouo Salo Humanitarian Organization
Category
Architecture
Eligibility
Architects, students, designers and engineers from anywhere in the world in individual participation or with a team with at least 1 member under 35
Register
https://www.kairalooro.com
Smart village to adapt to changes in sea level rise inspired by the biomimetic structure of "Pufferfish" A smart village that responds to the environment and adapts to it.
Project name
Puffer Village
Architecture firm
SN Sajjad Navidi
Location
Ganvie, Benin, Africa
Tools used
Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk AutoCAD
Clifton Terraces apartments on Victoria Road, Cape Town, designed by SAOTA, makes a striking but sensitively integrated architectural statement in the area’s distinctive cliffside setting.
Project name
Clifton Terraces
Architecture firm
SAOTA
Location
Clifton, Cape Town, South Africa
Photography
Adam Letch & Niel Vosloo
Modern laconic interior. In natural colors. The villa has a fairly large area. Main areas: Spacious living room; kitchen; master bedroom; guest rooms; and specialized technical rooms.
Project name
Villa KĀ
Architecture firm
Salah Fattah Architecture
Location
Pointe Sarene Beach, Senegal
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
SAOTA's project Kloof House took home Gold at the 43rd Annual Loeries Awards, in the Design category for Architecture. Winners were announced during Loeries Creative Week (21 - 22 October 2021) in Cape Town, which welcomed hundreds of creatives from across Africa and the Middle East.
Written by
SAOTA
Photography
Adam Letch & Micky Hoyle
The 21st century is marked by strong urbanization. Since 2008, more than half of the world’s population has been living in urban areas. This urbanization is generally accompanied by high-density development, which is associated with drawbacks such as air pollution and, above all, the lack of adequate space to accommodate this growing population.
Project name
BISTOWER
Architecture firm
MEKEMTA Jodel Bismarc
Location
Vacant land in the wake of highways, Cameroon
This SAOTA designed family home is positioned below Lion’s Head; with views of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head, Signal Hill, the city of Cape Town and the mountains of the Boland and the winelands in the distance, the architecture is shaped to take in as much of the surrounding as is possible.
Project name
KLOOF 119A
Architecture firm
SAOTA
Location
Cape Town, South Africa
Photography
Adam Letch & Micky Hoyle
Dova Villa is a 3 floors villa that brings art and architecture in the structure and connects the first floor with the last with lines that give interior shade from the south facade and open for the North with a clear facade for the view of nature. 
Project name
Dova Villa
Architecture firm
Gravity Studio
Location
Juba, South Sudan
Tools used
Rhinoceros 3D, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop