United LogoUnited Bank S.C. intends to promote an architectural design competition for its new head office building in the Senga Tera LDP area. The Association of Ethiopian Architects is collaborating with United Bank in the planning and administration of the competition.

The AEA encourages members and design firms to participate in the competition by sending an expression of interest before 6 July 2012. The launch date is tentatively scheduled for 9 July 2012. A final communiqué will be issued on 7 July 2012 by AEA. For printable version click here.

Reported by Tewedaj Eshetu & Kalkidan Wondaferew

zemen-bankZemen Bank is to join the financial hub located within a few kilometers radius of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE). On the call for design competition a total of 61 people had shown interest, of which only 18 participated in the first stage and submitted the technical and conceptual drawings. Out of these, eight were selected by a jury of seven members, including five voting architects and two non-voting members, to pass onto the second stage. The second phase of the project involved submitting three dimensional (3D) models of the designs.

Panel Discussion at EiABC (Ethiopian institute of Architecture, building construction & city development), December 30, 2011.

Reported by Kalkidan Wondaferew & Tewedaj Eshetu

A panel discussion on the Grand Housing Program (condominium housing) in Addis Ababa was conducted at EiABC (Ethiopian institute of Architecture, building construction & city development) on Friday Dec 30, 2011. The Addis Ababa city Administration, the Addis Ababa Housing development project office, Master plan revision office, Association of Ethiopian Architects, consultants, EiABC staff members, students and end users participated.

architects_dayThe GURAGHELIMA development association has organized an architectural design competition for a General Hospital in Guraghe Zone. The competition has been approved by the Association of Ethiopian Architects (AEA). The competition is a single stage project competition open to all consulting firms of Category III or above.

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