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The Competition 2021: Shortlisted Entries Announced

The Competition- Creative Architects 2021 - brief shortlist
The results are out! Our judges had a great time reviewing the briefs and a lot of brilliant minds presented their ideas. We can say that every submission was a hit… But we have to keep the ball rolling. On this note, we are thrilled to announce the names of the shortlisted candidates who will proceed to the next phase of “The Competition 2021”

shortlisted Submissions

Design Theme & Location
Abdulrasheed BUHARIRebuilding Northeast Nigeria
Adebisi DamilarePost Covid-19 Village in Ede, Osun
Adegoke KehindeHigh-rise buildings in Marina, Lagos
Ayodeji Gbenga OlogunduduBiophilic Cancer Homes in Lagos
Badmus YakubuPaper Recycling Factory in Akure, Ondo
Bisola Grace OlukayodeSemi-outdoor hospital in Epe, Lagos
Chibuzo ChinwukoBanking Pavilion
Chukwuemeka Emmanuel OnyedinmaImproving Squatter Settlements, Abuja
David AdemolaHealth Crisis Response Hospital
Finebone CharlesCity Park & Mixed-Use Tower
Gbadebo Mayowa SamuelBiotech Food hub, Lagos
Harrison (Adeseye Abiodun, Deji-Agboola Eyitayo Harrison, Temiloluwa Esho)Waste to Building Materials, Nigeria
Jibrin BalaEcofriendly Neighbourhood, Abuja
John AdewesoVertical Village, Abuja
Kamil Moses & Subair OyinlolaAdaptive Event Arena, Lagos
Mercy AbohRepurposed Warehouses to housing, Lagos
Mercy AkandeSustainable buildings, Nigeria
Mosugu MichelleScalable Shelter for the homeless, Nigeria
Muhammad HabeebMarket Decongestion, Ilorin
Ogundiya TobyCentre for learning and development, Ibadan
Olisaemeka Obasi ArinzeNeighbourhood Design, Enugu
Oluwadamisi BasorunPublic Space Design, Abuja
Oluwapelumi JohnsonBusiness Hub, Kwara
Onyedikachi UgwuPlastic Disposal
Peterson DavidHousing with Recyclable Waste, Lagos
Uduokhai DanielFlexible Social Housing

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DESIGN – STAGE 2 (26TH MAY – 31ST JULY, 2021)

Based on your shortlisted entry from Stage 1, develop design solutions that address the identified problems. Follow the submission requirements below.
  • Completed submissions must include sheets showing design thought process & ideas.
  • You will receive a copy of your submission in a confirmation email once your entry has been received.
  • Design submissions will be collected on RYG Designs
  • Upload the files on Google drive
  • Right-click and get the shareable link
  • Copy the link and paste it into a word file and save it as a pdf
  • Test the link to be sure it works.
  • Upload the pdf file as your submission.

Dates and Deadlines

  • Final Entry Submissions deadline – Saturday 31st July 2021
  • Announce 3 winning entries at the Creative Architects Event – Wednesday 11th August 2021


The winning entries shall be announced at the Creative Architects Event. 
  • 1 best entry (individual/group) shall receive their cash prize NGN – 250,000
  • 2 runner-ups shall receive cash prizes NGN – 180,000
  • This year, there are higher chances of winning other prizes like cash, software licenses, free training, etc., for top-worthy mention entries(this section will be updated once we confirm more prizes from donors).
  • All selected top entries will be published on

Past Winning Entries

View Past winning entries


We will be glad to answer any questions you may have concerning the competition. All inquiries should be directed to 

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Comments (5)

Can I still join the competition now?

Hello. Stage 1 is now closed. Only shortlisted entries shown above are competing at the finals.

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