The COAC has awarded the 2015 Grants for Local and International Cooperation
The COAC has awarded the 2015 Cooperation Grants for local and international development projects related to architecture and urbanism.
The Jury has assessed the eight proposals that were submitted, considering the architecture, the use of local materials, social participation, and.compliance criteria.
Thus, grants were awarded to the following projects:
· AJUDA’M A VIURE
Renovation and extension of a maternity in Guiba, Burkina Faso, by architect Albert Faus Madrid. Grant awarded: 6,000 euros.
· DAW OFFICE SLP
School in Trionck Essyl, Senegal, by architect David Garcia Martinez. Grant awarded: 4,000 euros.
· FUNDACIÓ VICENTE FERRER
Provision of decent housing for 22 disadvantaged families in Anantapur, India, by architect Helena Sirisi Calero. Grant awarded: 4,000 euros.
· FUNDACIÓ ÀFRICA DIGNA
Construction of three classrooms in Kigali, Rwanda, by architect Jesús Coll Capella. Grant awarded: 3,000 euros.
· ARQUITECTES SENSE FRONTERES (ARCHITECTS WITHOUT BORDERS)
Improvement of the educational network in rural Bissiga, Burkina Faso, by architect Carles Bonet Pijoan. Grant awarded: 3,000 euros.
These grants reflect the COAC's desire to hightlight the social role of architects, as well as the COAC's commitment to devote 0.7% of its yearly budget to cooperation.