ART & DESIGN

Artchitect David Adjaye


What do Manhattan’s most radical new residence, D.C.’s National Museum of African-American History, and the Ghanaian home for a Nobel Peace Prize winner have in common? All were designed by David Adjaye, the Tanzanian-born architect who is suddenly everywhere at once. Read the article here.

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Adjaye in the living room of the Lindemann-Dayan house on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

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The Lindemann-Dayan house’s open-air atrium and fountain, with a staircase leading to the rooftop garden.

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The bronze front doors open to the first-floor gallery.

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Adjaye’s design incorporates trapezoidal windows and skylights.

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The Lindemann-Dayan house’s landmarked facade disguises Adjaye’s striking black-concrete box.

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London’s Dirty House, 2002

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Adjaye’s Moscow School of Management in Skolkovo, 2010.