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Award winning architect David Adjaye on designing civic spaces

Award-winning architect David Adjaye will reflect on the design and architecture of the civic spaces that inspire his world-renowned projects. He is the lead designer of the highly anticipated Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC, which is slated to open in 2015.
About David Adjaye:
David Adjaye OBE is recognized as a leading architect of his generation. Adjaye was born in Tanzania to Ghanaian parents, and his influences range from contemporary art, music, and science to African art forms and the civic life of cities. 
Notable commissions include the Nobel Peace Center (Oslo, Norway); the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo (Moscow, Russia); Sugar Hill Housing (Harlem, New York); and DC Public Libraries- Bellevue and Francis Gregory branches (Washington, DC).
Adjaye will deliver the 2014 Stanford Humanities Center Presidential Lecture. The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.
About the Lecture Series:
Funded by the President's Office and endowments, and administered by the Stanford Humanities Center, the Presidential and Endowed Lecture Series in the Humanities and Arts brings the most distinguished scholars, artists, and critics of our time to Stanford University. These eminent visitors to campus engage in lectures, seminars, panel discussions, and a variety of related interactions with faculty, students, and the community at large.



Tuesday, December 2, 2014. 06:00PM


Cubberley Auditorium


Humanities Center




Free and open to the public. No registration is required.