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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:44 - Updated Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:44

Imogestin announces housing projects contest rules

Luanda - The State-run company responsible for managing national urban housing projects (Imogestin) Tuesday in Luanda announced the rules governing the Urban Housing and Rural Housing Projects prize.

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Imogestin executive director, Amarildo Van-Dúnem

Photo: Alberto Julião

This was during a press conference that aimed to present the process of application and criteria for the awards, which are biennial.

Imogestin executive director, Amarildo Van-Dunem, explained that contestants are required to submit their proposals by using mainly local resources, until April 15 this year.

According to the official, the winners in each category will receive as a prize equivalent in kwanza to Usd 15,000 and a certificate.

The source says the contest is open to architects, engineers, both locals and foreigners,  whatever the nationality based in Angola.

The initiative aims to encourage architects, engineers and projects technical personnel to contribute to the designing of sustainable urban and rural housing projects.

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