AV 245 David Adjaye

ISBN: 9788412520286

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After a childhood spent in several African cities and initiatory journeys in the Middle East exploring architectures removed from the hegemonic European canons, David Adjaye settled in London, where he established his first office in 2000. Featured here is a selection of fourteen works and seven projects arranged chronologically, from the architect’s early domestic commissions in the British capital (Elektra House, Dirty House) and iconic buildings in Washington, D.C., and New York, to recent proposals for cultural institutions in Benin City and Johannesburg. It is a varied architecture at the service of its context and the community, determined to offer a diverse account of history.
112 pages, ills colour & bw, 24 x 30 cm, Spanish/English

Weight 1 kg
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2022

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112

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Paperback

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After a childhood spent in several African cities and initiatory journeys in the Middle East exploring architectures removed from the hegemonic European canons, David Adjaye settled in London, where he established his first office in 2000. Featured here is a selection of fourteen works and seven projects arranged chronologically, from the architect’s early domestic commissions in the British capital (Elektra House, Dirty House) and iconic buildings in Washington, D.C., and New York, to recent proposals for cultural institutions in Benin City and Johannesburg. It is a varied architecture at the service of its context and the community, determined to offer a diverse account of history.

CONTENTS

  • David Adjaye, Re-Storying History
  • Luis Fernández-Galiano, Characters in Search of an Author
    Fourteen Works
  • Elektra House, 1998-2000, London (United Kingdom)
  • Dirty House, 2001-2002, London (United Kingdom)
  • Idea Store Chrisp Street, 2000-2004, London (United Kingdom)
  • Pitch Black, 2004-2006, New York (USA)
  • Sunken House, 2003-2007, London (United Kingdom)
  • Specere Kielder, 2009, Kielder National Park, Scotland (United Kingdom)
  • IBA Hamburg, 2010-2013, Hamburg (Germany)
  • Sugar Hill Mixed-Use Development, 2008-2015, New York (USA)
  • Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, 2009-2016, Washington DC (USA)
  • Ruby City Art Center, 2007-2019, San Antonio, TX (USA)
  • Mole House, 2014-2019, London (United Kingdom)
  • The Webster Flagship Store, 2017-2020, Los Angeles, CA (USA)
  • Winter Park Library & Events Center, 2014-2021, Winter Park, FL (USA)
  • 130 William, 2015-2022, New York (USA)
    Seven Projects
  • National Cathedral of Ghana, 2018-, Accra (Ghana)
  • The Studio Museum in Harlem, 2018-, New York (USA)
  • Abrahamic Family House, 2019-, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
  • Edo Museum of West African Art, 2020-, Benin City (Nigeria)
  • Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library, 2021-, Johannesburg (South Africa)
  • Princeton University Art Museum, 2021-, Princeton, NJ (USA)
  • The Africa Institute, 2021-, Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)
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