Kunlé Adeyemi - Courtesy of the artist

Kunlé Adeyemi - Courtesy of the artist

plus

more

Lecture by Kunlé Adeyemi at Taubman College

Taubman College
A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Bonisteel Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

0 Comments on this event

On November 14 Kunlé Adeyemi will give a "John Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture" at the Taubman College in Ann Arbor, MI. 

John Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture: Kunlé Adeyemi

NLÉ is led by Kunlé Adeyemi, an architect, designer and ‘urbanist’ with a track record of conceiving and completing a high profile, high-quality projects internationally. His recent work includes ‘Makoko Floating School’, an innovative, prototype, floating structure located on the lagoon heart of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. This acclaimed project is part of an extensive research project – ‘African Water Cities’. NLÉ is currently developing a number of urban, research and architectural projects in Africa; one of which is Chicoco Radio Media Center; the amphibious building in Delta city of Port Harcourt in Nigeria.

NLÉ

Born and raised in Nigeria, Adeyemi studied architecture at the University of Lagos where he began his early practice, before joining the world renowned Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in 2002. At OMA, working closely with founder Rem Koolhaas for nearly a decade, he led the design, development, and execution of numerous projects in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Among these projects were the award-winning Samsung Museum of Art, the Seoul National University Museum, NM Rothschild Bank in London, Shenzhen Stock Exchange tower in China, Prada Transformer in South Korea, Qatar National Library, Qatar Foundation Headquarters and the 4th Mainland Bridge and master plan in Lagos. Adeyemi was responsible for critical stages in design and realization of these projects. This involved leading OMA’s design team, coordinating a diverse global network of stakeholders and experts collaborators, including Arup for Engineering and Davis Langdon (AECOM) on cost matters.

This memorial lecture was established to recognize John Dinkeloo's extraordinary contributions to architecture, to honor his distinguished professional work, and to pay tribute to this highly respected alumnus of the Architecture Program at the University of Michigan.

Kunlé Adeyemi - Courtesy of the artist

 

 

write a comment

in the spotlight

fashion

design

From Nov 17 - May 28, the show "Jewelry of Ideas" featuring 12 Dutch Designs will be on view show at Cooper Hewitt

read more

music

On December 1 Joris Teepe and Don Braden present their new album at Smalls Jazz Club in New York.

read more

performing arts

On November 25 "Magdalena" will be performed at Snug Harbor in Staten Island, New York.

read more

music

dj

This page will post monthly updates on who is playing when and where, and highlight different Dutch DJs that are spinning their decks in the US at the moment.

read more

Subscribe