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Winners of KFAS Headquarters Design Competition

Topotek 1 (Switzerland/Germany) has been officially announced as the winner of the international competition for the design of the new headquarters of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS).


The competition was organised as an international, restricted two-phase architecture competition, launched on 26 March 2018 with the endorsement of UIA. Its objective was to design the new KFAS headquarters and conference centre as part of a master plan aiming to develop an attractive location for science in Ras-Al Ard area, the northeastern tip of the Salmiyan peninsula in Kuwait.

Winners of the Competition:

  • 1st prize: Dan Budik and Martin Rein-Cano (Topotek 1 Architektur GmbH)
  • 2nd prize: Metaform architects (Luxembourg)
  • 3rd prize: Querkraft architekten zt gmbh (Austria)
  • 4th prize: Nasrine Seraji Architect (France), with Petitdidierprioux Architects (France), VS-A (Hong Kong, China), and Djao-Rakitine LTD (United Kingdom)


Please visit for the Competition results.