The idea of building a 15-storey high rise was born out of creativity and determination. Arc. Eguavoen was not given a brief or a job to design for anyone so he designed for himself.
This is an estate situated in the Sangotedo area of Lagos. It was a brief from ARM Properties now MIXTA Africa.
On January 11th 2020, the Arc. Eddy Eguavoen Foundation ('Voen Foundation) was announced, a non-government oragnisation linked to Voen Associates. The purpose of this foundation is to encourage architectural and design innovation within Nigeria through an annual design competition and a series of design and carpentry workshops throughout the year. The foundation also plans to erect a series of projects to help empower less-fortunate communities in Lagos, starting with a recreational project for the Makoko Slums.
Every year, 'Voen Foundation holds an architecture competition that uses Lagos, Nigeria as the physical context. All competitions below: