Call For Applications: Solar Decathlon Africa Design Challenge
Competition in Nigeria | 2024

Call For Applications: Solar Decathlon Africa Design Challenge 2024

Solar Decathlon Africa Design Challenge 2024: Calling All African Innovators!

Are you passionate about design, sustainability, and solving real-world challenges? Here’s your chance to showcase your talent and shape the future of Africa’s built environment with the Solar Decathlon Africa Design Challenge 2024.


  • Join interdisciplinary teams to create innovative, net-zero building designs that address Africa’s unique needs.
  • Tackle challenges like climate resilience, affordability, and community wellbeing.


  • Dive into cutting-edge building science with expert guidance and online resources.
  • Master skills in architecture, engineering, and more.


  • Connect with industry professionals, faculty mentors, and fellow innovators from across Africa and beyond.
  • Build lasting relationships and collaborate on impactful projects.


  • Teams must be associated with collegiate institutions and include at least one Faculty Advisor.
  • Multiple institutions can form a team, with each institution permitted up to four Team Registrations.
  • Teams must have at least three students, with one designated as the Student Team Lead.
  • There’s no maximum limit on student team members.


  • For Students: Gain industry experience, win internships, and boost your profile with future employers.
  • For Faculty: Enhance your curriculum, expand your network, and prepare students for a sustainable future.
  • For Project Partners: Access innovative solutions, collaborate with talented students, and gain media exposure.
  • For Industry Partners: Foster innovation, recruit top talent, and stay updated on cutting-edge building technologies.

Application Process:

  • Complete the application form to create your team’s official entry.
  • Collaborate, submit project details, and compete for recognition on an international stage.

Deadline: February 29, 2024

Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference in Africa’s built environment! Click HERE to apply now!