David Adjaye Biography


David Adjaye biography: David Adjaye is a Ghanaian architect born on September, 1966 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

David Adjaye attained a BA at London South Bank University, before graduating with an MA in 1993 from the Royal College of Art.

David Adjaye is the lead designer of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, located on the National Mall in Washington. He also currently holds a Visiting Professor post at Princeton University School of Architecture. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Barcelona Institute of Architecture and also serves as member of the Advisory Boards of the Barcelona Institute of Architecture and the LSE Cities Programme. Making Place: The Architecture of David Adjaye was on display at the Art Institute of Chicago from September 2015 to January 2016. In 2018, Adjaye Associates designs for the National Cathedral of Ghana was unveiled by Ghana president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

David Adjaye was knitted in the 2017 New Year Honours for services to architecture. He was awarded with a Design Futures Council Senior Fellow and Designer of the Year Award at the 2011 Design Miami.

David Adjaye got married to Ashley Shaw-Scott in 2014.


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