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May, 16th

2016

ArchMarathon Award 2016

First Prize

SOS Children's Village in Djibouti won the First Prize in the category of Mixed Tenure Housing & Buildings!

archmarathon.com

March, 24th

2016

SOS Children's Village

Archilovers

SOS Children's Village has been selected as one of the Best on Archilovers 2015. One of the most 'loved' out of the 50,000 projects published last year on a system boasting 46 million annual visits! Thank you!!

archilovers.com

February, 23rd

2016

Syria: Post-war Housing Competition

Jury Member

As a member of the jury of the international open ideas competition launched by MatterBetter - architectural competitions to research new housing concepts for the future of post-war Syria, we do encourage all architecture students and young architects interested in the topic to propose a solution for the housing scarcity crisis in Syria. Check out the following link for more information!

matterbetter.com

February, 19th

2016

AAK Awards of Excellence in Architecture 2016

Winner

Urko Sanchez Architects won the best Residential Building Award Lamu Apartments. Thank you!!

urkosanchez.com

December, 24th

2015

1000 Likes

Facebook

Thank you for your support!!

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December, 4th

2015

University of Nairobi

Lecture + Round Table

Thank you to all the students and organisers of the event for giving us the opportunity to show our work and participate on an interesting debate on the future of architecture in Nairobi! Check some pics on the following link:

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October, 27th

2015

Totally Concrete East Africa

Conference

Urko Sánchez gives a lecture on ¨Conscious Architecture for a Responsible Future¨ during the Totally Concrete East Africa 2015 Event in Nairobi.

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September, 10th

2015

SOS Children´s Village

Archdaily

Archdaily has published our work once more... This time SOS Children´s Village in Djibouti has been featured!

archdaily.com

August, 7th

2015

Architecture for Social Gain

Saint-Gobain Iniciatives

The SOS Children's Village in Tadjourah, Djibouti has received a Merit Award in 'Built category'! Thank you Saint-Gobain Iniciatives! Check out our video on the following link:

social-gain.co.za

June, 25th

2015

AFRIKA: Architecture, Culture and Identity

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Our work has travelled all the way North to Humlebæk, Denmark. Karibu everyone to the exhibition!

en.louisiana.dk

April, 22nd

2015

Young Architects in Africa

Franco Namibian Centre

Young Architects in Africa exhibition is travelling! From this week it'll be at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre in Windhoek, Namibia!

fncc.org.na

February, 27th

2015

7 Architects Designing a Diverse Future in Africa

Archdaily

Urko Sánchez Architects featured as one of the 7 Architects Designing a Diverse Future in Africa. We are very glad to share article with such admired practitioners, thank you!

archdaily.com

February, 26th

2015

EXPORT. Spanish Architecture Abroad

Fundación ICO. Madrid, Spain

The exhibition EXPORT will be open to the public until the 17th of May. If you´re in Madrid, we invite you to discover our work together with other Spanish architects abroad.

fundacionico.es

February, 23rd

2015

NEW OFFICE LOCATION

Bamburi

We've moved our Link´s Plaza office to Bamburi!! For more details, check the link below:

urkosanchez.com

January, 29th

2015

EXPORT. Spanish Architecture Abroad

24th February - 17th May 2015

We have been selected to take part in the upcoming exhibition in Madrid, Spain: EXPORT. Arquitectura Española en el Extranjero!!

fundacionico.es

January, 1st

2015

20 Most Ingenious Works Of Architecture In 2014

Huffington Post

Happy 2015!! We were very happy to end 2014 with The Red Pepper House listed as one of the 20 Most Ingenious Works Of Architecture In the year. Thank you The Huffington Post for featuring us one more time!

huffingtonpost.com

December, 19th

2014

Nürnberg, Germany

ME Stand

The ME modules are on their way to Europe...

urkosanchez.com

December, 1st

2014

Completion

Lamu Apartments

Lamu Apartments are ready to be used!

urkosanchez.com

November, 14th

2014

Biennale di Venezia

Last Days

Last 10 Days to visit the Biennale di Venezia!! where our work was exhibited as part of the CA'ASI Young Architects in Africa Exhibition.

labiennale.org

November, 13th

2014

Social Networking

Facebook

We invite you to follow us on Facebook!!

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October, 16th

2014

AFRICA. Big Change, Big Chance.

Treinnale di Milano

Urko Sanchez Architects work is being exhibited at the exhibition "AFRICA - Big Change Big Chance" as part of the Triennale di Milano, open until December 28th.

triennale.org

September, 14th

2014

Vipingo Ridge Villas

Desginboom

Urko Sanchez Architects published on Designboom, this time with the Vipingo Ridge Villas. Check out the article with photos by Franck Paubel on the link below.

designboom.com

September, 9th

2014

Interview

El País: Del Tirador a la Ciudad

Anatxu Zabalbeascoa interviews Urko Sánchez for the Architecture Blog on Spanish newspaper El País.

blogs.elpais.com

July, 18th

2014

The Red Pepper House

Domus Magazine

Red Pepper House has just been featured on Domus Magazine!

domusweb.it

July, 15th

2014

Publication

Ecohabitar

The Red Pepper House has been published in Spanish magazine Ecohabitar

urkosanchez.com

July, 14th

2014

Vipingo Club House

Designboom

Vipingo Club House featured also featured on Designboom!

designboom.com

July, 2nd

2014

The Red Pepper House

Designboom

The Red Pepper House featured on the prestigious website Designboom!!

designboom.com

June, 5th

2014

Biennale di Venezia

Young Architects in Africa

The Red Pepper House goes to Venice as part of CA'ASI Young Architects in Africa Exhibition.

ca-asi.com

June, 5th

2014

Biennale di Venezia

Young Architects in Africa Award

Urko Sanchez receives the Young Architects in Africa Award organized by CA'ASI in the Venice Bienale. Check out some pictures of the Exhibition in our Facebook.

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April, 3rd

2014

The Red Pepper House

CA'ASI Architecture Studio

First Prize in the Young Architects in Africa Competition, sharing it with Architects of Justice and Wasserfall Munting Architects.

architecture-studio.fr

March, 4th

2014

AAK Awards

AAK Awards

The Architectural Association of Kenya has presented the winners for the 2014 Excellence Awards!! We are very proud to announce that the RED PEPPER HOUSE is the Winner for the Best Hospitality Project and the TUDOR APARTMENTS have received a Honorable Mention in the category of Residential Projects.

aak.or.ke

January, 31st

2014

Building of the Year

Archdaily

The Red Pepper House one of the 5 finalists for Archdaily's Building of the Year Award in the category of Hospitality Architecture.

archdaily.com

January, 30th

2014

Social Networking

Facebook

Urko Sanchez Architects has joined Facebook. We invite you to follow us!

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