W. E. B. Du Bois Medal

David Adjaye

Architect David Adjaye in the New Yorker

September 23, 2013

Architect for the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art featured in The New Yorker:

"The National Museum of African American History and Culture, on the Mall in Washington, D.C., is a little more than two years away from its scheduled opening. When I visited the site in June with David Adjaye, the Ghanaian-British architect who won an international competition in 2009 to design the building, it was a five-acre hole in the ground. Construction din made conversation impossible, so Adjaye asked the foreman to drive us to the other end, where we sat under...

Read more about Architect David Adjaye in the New Yorker