It has been amazing to be part of the WAF award winning team. When you look across the range and quality of projects put forward for the WAF Awards, to be short listed and then become associated with the overall winner is a momentous achievement for Grant Associates.
Director - Grant Associates
Date posted: 22/10/08
The many and varied projects in this category all showed architecture as a health giver. At the same time, many of them shied away from traditional institutionalised solutions, integrating the buildings in local culture and in the city.
The winner, Centre pour le Bien-être des femmes in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso by FAREstudio, encompasses all those basic qualities that make good architecture: political relevance, local culture/climate and rich space making.WINNER Centre pour le Bien-être des Femmes et la prévention des mutilations génitales féminines 'G.Kambou', Burkina Faso, FAREstudio, Italy