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Addis Ababa

Lideta Market / Vilalta Arquitectura

11:00 - 15 June, 2016
Lideta Market  / Vilalta Arquitectura, © Gonzalo Guajardo
© Gonzalo Guajardo

© Gonzalo Guajardo © Gonzalo Guajardo © Gonzalo Guajardo © Gonzalo Guajardo + 28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Architect in Charge

    Xavier Vilalta
  • Design Team

    Joao Medeiros, Miguel Sánchez Enkerlin, Reema Al-Ajlan, Daniel Vaczi
  • Area

    14200.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

United Bank of Addis Ababa Proposal / Söhne & Partner Architects + BET Architects

01:00 - 23 February, 2013
United Bank of Addis Ababa Proposal /  Söhne & Partner Architects + BET Architects, Courtesy of Söhne & Partner Architects + BET Architects
Courtesy of Söhne & Partner Architects + BET Architects

Designed by Söhne & Partner Architects + BET Architects, their proposal for the United bank of Addis Abada is represented in units coming together into a single entity in a seamless fashion. These units are the shares that make up the bank and shares are the people that came together to make this bank a reality. Conceived as a composition of a tower and podium, the form of the building is articulated with diamond shaped units interwoven together. More images and architects’ description after the break.

National Stadium and Sports Village / LAVA

07:00 - 22 June, 2012
Courtesy of LAVA
Courtesy of LAVA

LAVA, the Laboratory for Visionary Architecture, and Designsport collaborated with local Ethiopian firm JDAW to win the international architecture competition for a national stadium and sports village, held by the Federal Sport Commission, Ethiopia. Now, football and athletics-loving Ethiopians will have a new FIFA and Olympic-standard 60,000 seat stadium in Addis Ababa thanks to a design that combines local identity with new technology. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Embassy Ethiopia / Bjarne Mastenbroek and Dick Van Gameren

00:00 - 13 January, 2012
Embassy Ethiopia / Bjarne Mastenbroek and Dick Van Gameren, © Christian Richters
© Christian Richters

© Christian Richters © Christian Richters © Christian Richters © Christian Richters + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Assistants

    Lada Hrsak, Wilmar Groenendijk, Jack Hoogeboom, Jeroen van Mechelen, Matteo Fosso, Miguel Loos, Michael Davis
  • Client

    Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Project Year

    2005
  • Photographs

Lideta Mercato / XV Studio

17:00 - 29 March, 2011
Courtesy of XV Studio
Courtesy of XV Studio

XV Studio unveils the design of a project of a multistory market, Lideta Mercato, in Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa. This project was the result of a winning entry of a pre-qualified competition that is planned to start construction in May 2011.

More on this project after the break.