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    David Adjaye Is Helping to Shape a Continent

    … Hospitals project in Ghana, the Ghanaian-British architect has received commissions to design buildings throughout Africa. By: Ruth-Anne Richardson Born to Ghanaian parents in Tanzania, David Adjaye has long been deeply invested in the architecture of Africa. For his book Adjaye Africa Architecture: A Photographic Survey of Metropolitan Architecture, Adjaye documented buildings in 53 …

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    The Adjaye Associates–Designed Basquiat Exhibition Looks Beyond the Myth of the Icon

    May 24, 2022 The Adjaye Associates–Designed Basquiat Exhibition Looks Beyond the Myth of the Icon The exhibition recreates the artist’s childhood home in Brooklyn, downtown studio, and the Michael Todd VIP Room at New York’s 1980s-era Palladium nightclub. By: Osman Can Yerebakan Photography: Ivane Katamashvili Immense fame, especially when left behind …

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    David Adjaye Wins RIBA's 2021 Royal Gold Medal

    … that informs my practice. A heartfelt and sincere moment of gratitude and thanks to all the people who supported the journey to get to this moment," said Adjaye. David Adjaye Courtesy Chris Schwagga Since forming his practice, Adjaye Associates, in 2000, Adjaye's has become well known internationally and here in the U.S. His …

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    This Pink Concrete Boutique by David Adjaye Was a Headache to Light

    … rosy tint was added to the mix—the shade takes on a slightly somber disposition, signaling both gentility and toughness, according to The Webster’s architect David Adjaye. While the exteriors are finished to a supple smoothness, snatches of texture on the inside accentuate curvilinear elements. Dressing rooms are set within rounded-off “coves,” while …

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    In San Antonio, David Adjaye Designs a New Art Gallery That Takes Cues From Regional Architecture

    … late-January morning, the midwinter sun turns San Antonio’s Ruby City a blush shade. The new $16 million, 14,000-square-foot art center, designed by Adjaye Associates, derives its name from the iris-burning hue of its crimson cladding, which densely aggregates two types of recycled red glass, pigment, mica, volcanic rock, and …

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    With a New Design Museum Exhibition, David Adjaye Focuses on Monuments and Memorialization

    … Europe in Berlin, the exhibition’s first wall situates the varying ways through which collective memories are inscribed on the built environment, all while steering clear of Adjaye’s work. While Making Memory eventually showcases seven Adjaye Associates projects, the exhibition is not “just” a retrospective, stressed Adjaye and Dejan Sudjic, director of the Design …

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    A Closer Look at David Adjaye’s First Skyscraper, Now Rising in Lower Manhattan

    David Adjaye's 130 William, his first tower, will wrap up next year. Courtesy Binyan Manhattan’s first significant introduction to David Adjaye began at the island’s uppermost reaches with Harlem’s Sugar Hill Housing Development. Though the building, completed in 2014, was designed to house some of New York’s most underserved, the …

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    David Adjaye and Ron Arad to Design New UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Center

    … Foster + Partners, and Studio Libeskind.  The $65 million (£50 million) project, will anchor a site in Victoria Tower Gardens, adjacent to London’s Houses of Parliament. Courtesy Adjaye Associates and Ron Arad Architects In their proposal, Adjaye and Arad burrow a series of 23 vertical bronze sheets, layered like pages in a book, into a …

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    Adjaye Associates Unveils Renderings for New Spy Museum in New York

    Courtesy Adjaye Associates Adjaye Associates’ design for a new spy-themed museum in New York is no longer under cover. Today, the firm unveiled plans for SPYSCAPE, a new attraction and “interactive experience” exploring the covert world of espionage.   According to the firm, the museum, located in Midtown just blocks from Carnegie Hall and MoMA …

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    Adjaye, Chipperfield, Heatherwick, Levete, and Renfro on the 21st Century Museum

    Within the central carved-out atrium of the Heatherwick Studio–designed Zeitz MOCAA, the architects made vertical circulation a performance in itself with glass elevators and a dramatic spiral stair. Courtesy Iwan Baan A laundry list of the some of the world’s biggest architects–Chipperfield, Heatherwick, Renfro, Levete, and Adjaye–gathered in London on …