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David Adjaye: Designing the Architecture of Civic Space

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 the Speaker-
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. 



Tuesday, December 2, 2014. 06:00PM


Cubberley Auditorium


Humanities Center


The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.