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    David Adjaye’s Abrahamic Family House Is a Monument to Soft Power

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

    … show’s opening text makes it clear from the start, King Pleasure is not an academic or institutional exhibition about one of the most well-known artists of the 20th century, but rather an immersive experience that tops off the already-known about Basquiat the cultural icon with intimate anecdotes. Adjaye’s identity and …

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    David Adjaye Is Helping to Shape a Continent

    … selected No tags selected LatestProfilesWoodward Throwbacks Transforms Landfill-Bound Goods into Modern FurnitureThe Detroit-based manufacturer is one of several groups drawing on breakthrough research, tools, and sourcing systems to change building-material reuse.Products10 Architecture and Design Books Worth Adding to Your Reading ListMETROPOLIS rounds up the best new books on architecture, urbanism …

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    David Adjaye on the National Museum of African American History

    … American South. The three tiers of the building organize the spatial experience of the museum into past, present, and future.

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    David Adjaye Releases Album of "Sound Architecture"

    In July, the Vinyl Factory, a record label specializing in artist–musician collaborations, released a new limited-edition recording (vinyl only) by architect David Adjaye and his composer brother Peter Adjaye. The album, called Dialogues, is evocative of the brothers’ “creative relationship” with each other, but also of the intersection between sound and space. David …

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

    … purpose.” The Studio Museum's lobby features a large public amphitheater that serves as cafe, gathering space, and performance/lecture venue. Courtesy Adjaye Associates In articulating her design philosophy of “the iconography of place rather than building as icon” with the MAAT, Amanda Levete has created not just a cultural project but an urban …

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

    … memorialization which are ultimately missing from the exhibition. In an era of vital debates around statues of Confederate soldiers and #RhodesMustFall, Adjaye seems to have missed on opportunity to broaden the focus of the show from his own work to a wider contemporary context. The promising start, an interrogation of how we build memory …

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    David Adjaye Wins RIBA's 2021 Royal Gold Medal

    … artistic and social vision has created public projects that perfectly demonstrate the civic potential of architecture – fostering empathy, identity and pride," said RIBA president Alan Jones. You may also enjoy “The Spirit of Brunel Lives on in a New London Office Building.” Would you like to comment on this article? Send your thoughts to …

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

    … enjoy “In Lighting Wells Fargo’s Offices, Kugler Ning Foregrounds Natural Rhythms” Would you like to comment on this article? Send your thoughts to: [email protected] Register here for Metropolis Forums Webinars Connect with experts and design leaders on the most important conversations of the day.