‘C Spot’ World Architecture Festival Proposal / Segmento Urbano Arquitectos

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Given the opportunity to be engaged in a project with high social concerns, the C Spot comes as a reflex of a sustainable mission where the developer contributes to reduce levels of illiteracy by awarding the communities. This would be done through building roads, viaducts, and bridges with a Spot, which is more than a school, but actually a space that foments social elevations through education. Designed by Segmento Urbano Arquitectos, the proposal was shortlisted as part of the World Architecture Festival competition. More images and architects’ description after the break.

A New University for Angola / Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company

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In a bold move meant to transform the future and fate of young people in the Bié province of , the non-profit, SHAREcircle, awarded the commission of a master plan for a new university to U.S.-based Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company, architects and planners. The plan, which will include the design of a first academic building for Angola Central Highlands University, was the result of an international design competition. More images and project description after the break.

A House in Luanda Competition Winner / Pedro Sousa + Tiago Ferreira + Tiago Coelho + Bárbara Silva + Madalena Madureira

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A couple of weeks ago, we featured the winners of the House in : Patio and Pavilion Competition promoted by the Lisbon Architecture Triennale together with Luanda Triennale. Now, we can have a better look at the winning proposal, designed by the team of Pedro Sousa, Tiago Ferreira, Tiago Coelho, Bárbara Silva, and Madalena Madureira.

More images and architect’s description after the break.

Angola Central Highlands University / XV Studio

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The Barcelona architecture firm XV Studio has shared with us their proposal for the new Central Highlands University, where they were a part of the four team short list for the international competition. Proposal images and the architects description after the break.

A House In Luanda: Patio and Pavilion Competition winners

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The International Competition A HOUSE IN LUANDA: PATIO AND PAVILION, promoted by the Lisbon Architecture Triennale together with Triennale, with the goal of selecting the best proposal for the conception of a family unit house in , was the most participated International Competition of Ideas ever to take place in Portugal, thus showing that the Lisbon Architecture Triennale completely fulfills its international calling.

The competition received 599 proposals, 588 of which were accepted to the competition, from 44 countries and 5 continents. ArchDaily has recently featured the 2nd prize winner of this competition. 1st prize as well as all others after the break.

A House in Luanda: Patio and Pavillion / Cristina Peres, Diogo Aguiar, Teresa Otto & Tiago Andrade

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Luanda, which is the capital and largest city in Angola, is located in an area of south-central that is mostly characterized as having poor living conditions for its inhabitants, but is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Atlantic Ocean.

In a competition that encouraged its participants to design a house that foretold the urban future of the city, the collaborative team of Cristina Peres, Diogo Aguiar, Teresa Otto and Tiago Andrade won the 2nd Prize for the International Competition ‘House in Luanda: Patio and Pavillion’ where they responded to what Luanda has to offer and created an idea that would revive society and its economic conditions. More images and description after the break.

Sky Residence II + Sky Business towers / Risco Architects

One of the most ambitious projects of Risco architects is the concept design for the new towers – Sky Residence II + Sky Businees – located in Luana Sky Center. Two towers with great programmatic diversity, aiming for high urban density and encouragemente of further developments around this so-called Sky Center, the future new town.

More images and architect’s description after the break.