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David Adjaye Unveils Major Residential Development Planned for Johannesburg

Adjaye Associates has announced plans to transform a 17-floor post-modernist structure in Johannesburg’s central business district into a luxury mixed-use building that will be known as the “Hallmark House.” Scheduled for completion mid-2016, the project aims to “combine an African aesthetic… Sigue leyendo

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First Images of David Adjaye’s £600 Million Piccadilly Redevelopment Plan

Images have been released of what will be one of Adjaye Associates’ largest UK commissions – London’s £600 million Piccadilly Redevelopment. The competition-winning scheme, selected over proposals by Rem Koolhaas, Jean Nouvel and Frank Gehry, will replace a post-war office building on… Sigue leyendo

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7 Architects Designing a Diverse Future in Africa

As the legacy of the Cold War fades and Western preeminence gradually becomes a thing of the past, population booms in Asia followed by the growth of a vast non-western middle class have seriously challenged the Western perception of the world.… Sigue leyendo

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Colgate University Agrees to Fund David Adjaye’s $21 Million Arts Center

Colgate University has agreed to fund Adjaye Associates’ proposed $21 million Center for Art and Culture planned for its campus in Hamilton, New York. The project, initially unveiled last March, will be comprised of three interlocking volumes of flexible art… Sigue leyendo

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In Discussion With David Adjaye

In an interview with Rowan Moore for The Observer, British born architect David Adjaye discusses his work, personality and ambitions as head of the one of the fastest growing internationally operating practices. With Moore’s immersive descriptions and expertly written narrative, the “breadth of Adjaye’s vision” becomes apparent. Featuring precise descriptions of some his upcoming projects, including the designs for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and a number of smaller buildings in London, Moore’s discussion ultimately explores Adjaye’s early (and successful) steps into the African architectural market.

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Sugar Hill Development / Adjaye Associates

Architects: Adjaye Associates
Location: Harlem, New York, NY, USA
Area: 191,000 sqft
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Adjaye Associates

Design Consultant: Adjaye Associates
Contractor: Mountco Construction and Development
Architect Of Record: SLCE Architects LLP
Structural Engineer: Ysrael A. Seinuk, P.C.…
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Shortlist Announced for Canadian Holocaust Monument

Daniel Libeskind and David Adjaye, as well as four other shortlisted teams, are competing to design the National Holocaust Monument in Canada. Planned to be built in a prominent site in the heart of Ottawa, near the Canadian War Museum,… Sigue leyendo

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Top 10: University Buildings That Actually Make You Want To Go To Class

It’s midterm season at American universities, which means looming deadlines, epic cramming sessions, and lots of time cooped up in the library for college students hoping to ace their classes. But you know what would help these poor souls with th… Sigue leyendo

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