11 Feb 2017

Sir David Adjaye: a world of influence in architecture

From Saturday Morning, 9:25 am on 11 February 2017
Sir David Adjaye.

Sir David Adjaye. Photo: Supplied

Ghanaian-British architect Sir David Adjaye was knighted this year for “being one of the leading architects of his generation and a global cultural ambassador for the UK".

Sir David has an impressive portfolio. In 2005, he inserted the Nobel Peace Center in a disused Oslo railway station, and in 2007 completed the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. In 2016, his US$500 million Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in Washington, DC.

Sir David is in New Zealand as a key speaker at in:situ - the national conference of the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA).