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Addis Ababa: The Latest Architecture and News

Lideta Market / Vilalta Studio

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Architects: Vilalta Studio
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  14200
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AE3000, MP Ascensores, Yibel Industrial, PLC
  • Professionals: K2N Engineering

United Bank of Addis Ababa Proposal / 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

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

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Lideta Mercato / Vilalta Architects

Courtesy of XV Studio
Courtesy of XV Studio

Vilalta Architects 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.