The Competition 2016 , organised by Chronos Studeos, kicked off five weeks ago on the 15th April 2016, and as with every creative competition, there must be those that will stand to examine each and every submission made – The Judges.
Four, very experienced professionals within the fields of architecture and property development will be assessing the designs sent in to determine the winning entry that would come away with first place honours. In no particular order, Lets meet the judges,
TOSIN OSHINOWO is a registered architect in Nigeria and since 2012 has been lead Architect at cmDesign Atelier (cmD+A), an architecture design consultancy practice based in Lagos, executing notable projects in the city such as Maryland Mall, which is due to open in June 2016. She completed her Architecture Education at the prestigious Architecture Association London and also holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Design from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London.
Her interests are in architectural history and socially responsive approaches in design, architecture and urbanism.
A Conceptual Designer and Project Manager, MAURICIO AMADO, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from the Universidad del Valle de Mexico in 1987, a Master of Architecture from the University of Idaho in 1992, and a Masters of Business Administration from Louisiana State University in 2005.
He has practiced architecture for the last 29 years in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asian Sub continent, where he has also participated in numerous conferences as a speaker, allowing him to get a global perspective of the profession. For the last 15 years he has also simultaneously enriched his knowledge of architecture as member of the Design faculty at graduate and undergraduate level in universities of the countries where he has practiced sharing his experience and developing study abroad programs for Japan, Turkey, Cambodia, Spain, France, and Germany. He is currently Senior Design Director and Studio Manager for a Design firm in Mumbai, India.
OSUNDOLIRE IFELANWA is a director at Goth Ltd. – a company based in Lagos that offers real estate development advisory and property value addition services to a wide variety of clients. With over 8 years working in real estate development – he has worked in close partnership with other developers on affordable housing projects in Lagos, particularly the Public Private Partnership model with the Lagos State Government, promoting the innovative Rent-To-Own idea, which offers housing to a demographic that ordinarily would not be eligible to qualify under the traditional mortgage system.
He is an alumnus of the Yaba College of Technology and Obafemi Awolowo University, where he bagged a diploma and bachelor degrees in Architecture respectively. He is a winner of the prestigious innovation 3600 awards from the British Council in Nigeria. He is also an alumnus of the Birmingham City University, Birmingham England – the first full scholarship beneficiary in the history of the University. He won recommendation as an international student leading a team of software developers and Faculty lecturers to execute an original idea developed for Birmingham City University to create a virtual property trading game to enhance the understanding of property valuation.
TITI ADELEYE is an experienced architect and CEO of Eden group of Companies. She has over 25 years extensive experience, in building design and construction, property development project management and interior design. She has been actively involved in the implementation and execution of a wide range of projects in private, government and institutional sectors. She is a chartered member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects and currently serves as the Vice President of the Lagos State Chapter.
Her book ‘Who is the Architect?’ is a popular publication in the Architecture industry. She is a Fellow at International Centre for Research and Training in Management of Large Projects (CIDA) Montreal, Canada with a whopping 102 listed projects under her belt.
“The Competition” is a contest organised by Chronos Studeos in partnership with established industry professionals to celebrate and promote young student talent that embodies the next generation of Architects in Nigeria. This years contest focuses on “The Future Workplace” and will run from 15th of April – 1st June.
Due to the varying University calendars, entries will still be received up until June 15th on the submission portal. Read more about The Competition 2016 FAQs here. To find out more about registering and participating in the contest, go here. Good Luck.