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Book cover: David Adjaye : A House for an Art Collector
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Adjaye, David, and Peter Allison. 2005. David Adjaye: Houses: Recycling, Reconfiguring, Rebuilding. New York, N.Y.: Thames & Hudson.

———. 2011a. Adjaye Africa Architecture: A Photographic Survey of Metropolitan Architecture. London: Thames & Hudson.

———. 2011b. African Metropolitan Architecture. New York: Rizzoli.

Adjaye, David, Peter Allison, Okwui Enwezor, and Whitechapel Art Gallery. 2006. David Adjaye: Making Public Buildings: Specificity, Customization, Imbrication. 1 pbk. London: Thames & Hudson.

Adjaye, David, Peter Allison, Adam Lindemann, Robert Polidori, and Lyndon Douglas. 2011. David Adjaye: A House for an Art Collector. New York: Rizzoli ;New York.

Adjaye, David, Emiliano Battista, and Palais des beaux-arts. 2010. David Adjaye’s Geo-Graphics: A Map of Art Practices in Africa, Past and Present. Cinisello Balsamo, Milano: Silvana ;Brussels Belgium.

Barreneche, Raul A. 2005. Modern House Three. London: Phaidon Press.

Broadhurst, Ron. 2009. Next Houses: Architecture for the Twenty-First Century. New York: Abrams.

Bullivant, Lucy. 2005. Anglo Files: UK Architecture’s Rising Generation. London: Thames & Hudson.

Humanity, Architecture for. 2006. Design like You Give a Damn: Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises. New York, NY: Metropolis Books.

Lewis, Sarah Elizabeth, Daniel Belasco, and Site Santa Fe. 2010. The Dissolve: Eighth International Biennial Exhibition 2010. Santa Fe, N.M.: SITE Santa Fe ; New York.

Pinther, Kerstin, Larissa Förster, Christian Hanussek, Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, IWALEWA-Haus, and Goethe-Institut. 2012. Afropolis: City Media Art. Auckland Park: Jacana.

Book cover: David Adjaye : Making Public Buildings : Specificity, Customization, Imbrication
Book cover: Adjaye Africa Architecture: A Photographic Survey of Metropolitan Architecture









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Adjaye, David Frank. 2010. “Adjaye Associates.” Harvard Design Magazine, no. 32 (April): 44–45.

Adjaye, David Frank, and Helen Castle. 2003. “The Democratiser: A Conversation with David Adjaye.” Architectural Design 73 (6): 90–95.

Adjaye, David Frank, Vera Grimmer, and Maroje MrduljaЉs [1971- ]. 2008. “David Adjaye: Tema Je Psiholoљski Utjecaj Arhitekture = the Subject Is Architecture’s Psychological Effect [interview].” Oris 10 (49): 90–[111].

Adjaye, David Frank, and Courtney J. Martin. 2007. “Interview with David Adjaye: ‘Horizon’ - between the Real and the Ideal.” A + U: Architecture and Urbanism, no. 11(446) (November): 66–71.

Allison, Peter. 2002. “The Concept of Furniture: Four Projects by David Adjaye.” Architectural Design 72 (4): 46–53.

Allisons, Paul. 2007. “Closer and Closer Still: Building in Series [David Adjaye].” A + U: Architecture and Urbanism, no. 11(446) (November): 20–29.

Betsky, Aaron. 2008. “Big Black and Beautiful: David Adjaye’s Rivington Place.” Deutsche Bauzeitung 142 (12): 12–13.

Blackler, Zoë. 2002. “Adjaye in the AJ [David Adjaye].” Architects’ Journal 216 (4): 18–19.

Blum, Andrew. 2008. “Letter from New Orleans: Saint Brad.” Metropolis 27 (8): 94–104].

Byrnes, Mark. 2014. “Harlem’s Most Inventive New Building Looks Odd, But It’s for a Purpose.” CityLab. July 8.

Campkin, Ben. 2007. “Ornament from Grime: David Adjaye’s Dirty House, the Architectural ‘Aesthetic of Recycling’ and the Gritty Brits.” Journal of Architecture 12 (4): 367–92.

Carlsen, Heather. 2013. “David Adjaye Designs Government Office Campus in Nakawa, Kampala.” Designboom | Architecture & Design Magazine. December 20.

Clarke, Gerald. 2009. “Brad Pitt Makes It Right in New Orleans: After Hurricane Katrina, the Actor Breaks New Ground and Helps Rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward.” Architectural Digest 66 (1): 60–[71],150.

Coleman, David. 2012. “Moving on Up.” Architectural Digest. September 5.

Conway, Megan. 2014. “Redefining African Luxury in Lagos, Nigeria.” Wall Street Journal, May 29, sec. Life and Style.

Cotter, Molly. 2011. “Adjaye Associates Design Affordable Green Housing Project in Harlem.” Inhabitat New York City. October 21.

“David Adjaye Creates Stool 7 for New Design Platform Standseven.” 2014. Dezeen Magazine. September 21.

“David Adjaye On Evolving Typologies in Architecture | Design Indaba.” 2014. Design Indaba: A Better World Through Creativity. Accessed September 29.

Davies, Lizzy. 2012. “David Adjaye Tops PowerList 2013.” The Guardian, October 25, sec. World news.

Coleman, David. 2012. “Moving on Up.” Architectural Digest. September 6.

Fairs, Marcus. 2014. “David Adjaye Discusses the Opportunities for Architects in Africa.” Dezeen Magazine. September 29.

Fairs, Marcus, and Rupinder Bhogal. 2014. “David Adjaye Designs Office Campus for New Development in Uganda.” Dezeen Magazine. January 2.

———. 2014. “David Adjaye Shows Washington Collection for Knoll in New Colours.” Dezeen Magazine. Accessed October 4.

Fukuda, Yoco. 2007. “David Adjaye: Imbricated Inspirations.” A + U: Architecture and Urbanism, A + U, no. 11(446) (November): [19].

Hamilton, Dell M. 2013. “Precise Medicine: Reflections on Architecture with David Adjaye.” Transition 110 (1): 30–53.

Hanwood, Elain. 2006. “David Adjaye: Making Public Buildings [exhibition Review].” Architects’ Journal 223 (6): 45.

Hirst, Arlene. 2012. “David Adjaye Makes Copper Vessels From Museum Materials.” The New York Times, September 26, sec. Home & Garden.

Iovine, Julie V. 2002. “A Beacon on a Path to Fame.” The New York Times, December 26, sec. Dining & Wine.

Keller, Hadley. 2014. “David Adjaye to Receive Harvard’s W. E. B. Du Bois Medal.” Architectural Digest. September 26.

Kelly, Peter. 2010. “David Adjaye: African Cities [exhibition and Book Review].” Blueprint (London, England), no. 289 (April): 42–43,45–46.

Kennedy, Randy. 2009. “Architects Chosen for Black History Museum.” The New York Times, April 15, sec. Arts / Art & Design.

Kimmelman, Michael. 2014. “Sugar Hill Housing Will Have a School and a Museum.” The New York Times, October 6.

Knoll. 2014. “Knoll Designer Bios: David Adjaye.” Knoll Inc.

Koenig, Alix Brownem Photographs By Nikolas. 2006. “Double Vision.” The New York Times, September 3, sec. Magazine.

La Force, Thessaly. 2014. “Can Detroit’s Vibrant Arts Scene Save the City?” Vogue. June 6.

Louie, Elaine. 2007. “A Black Box Among the Georgians.” The New York Times, November 29, sec. Home & Garden.

Make It Right Organization. 2014. “Architects.” Make It Right: In Depth. June 27.

Malone, Alanna. 2011. “Making It Work: Six Years after Hurricane Katrina Ravaged New Orleans, the Lower Ninth Ward Is Finally Starting to Look like a Community Again - Thanks in Large Part to the Ambitious Work of Make It Right.” GreenSource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design 6 (5): 70–75.

Malone, Alanna. 2014. “Make It Right: Adjaye Associates - Green Building and Environmental Project Case Studies - GreenSource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design.” Accessed October 5.

Mckeough, Tim. 2011. “David Adjaye, Design Miami’s Designer of the Year — Q&A.” The New York Times, November 30, sec. Home & Garden.

Moore, Rowan. 2014a. “David Adjaye Interview: ‘I’m Not Always Looking at the Usual References’.” The Guardian, August 2, sec. Art and design.

———. 2014b. “David Adjaye’s Buildings - in Pictures.” The Guardian. August 2.

Mulhearn, Deborah. 2003. “Emote Control: David Adjaye: The Asymmetric Chamber [exhibition Review].” Architects’ Journal 218 (14): 59.

New York Times. 2014. “A Design for the National Museum of African American History and Culture.” Accessed September 28.

Ouroussoff, Nicolai. 2007. “Pursuing Public Space in a Time of Private Interest.” The New York Times, July 31, sec. Arts / Art & Design.

Pearson, Clifford A., and David Frank Adjaye. 2012. “David Adjaye Revisits Africa [interview].” Architectural Record 200 (8): 65.

de Peyer, Robin. 2013. “Public Invited for Sneak Peak of New Watney Market Idea Store”. News. The Docklands & East London Advertiser. January 30.

Rachlin, Natalia. 2014. “A New Socially Conscious Online Marketplace Launches at London Design Festival.” Architectural Digest. September 18.

Rose, Steve. 2006. “Nobel: The Remix.” The Guardian, January 1, sec. Art and design.

Rosenfield, Karissa. 2014. “David Adjaye Unveils Uganda Office Complex”. News. ArchDaily. January 3.

Russell, James S. 2002. “David Adjaye’s Designs Serve as Brides Between Art and Architecture.” Architectural Record 190 (12): 126–[129].

Rybczynski, Witold. 2014. “Obama and His Library: Go Small.” The New York Times, February 18.

Shaw, William. 2006. “Man With a Plan.” The New York Times, April 2, sec. Style / T: Style Magazine.

Smith, David. 2008. “The 100 Powerful Black Britons Who Are Changing the World.” The Guardian, October 4, sec. UK news.

Smith, Myron. 2014. “Design Thinking: History, Theory, Technology and Practice: Architect David Adjaye: Geography, Culture and Place.” Design Thinking. January 29.

Stathaki, Ellie. 2006. “Public Relations? David Adjaye - Making Public Buildings [exhibition Review].” Blueprint (London, England), no. 241 (April): 90.

Suqi, Rima. 2014. “Mirror, Mirror | David Adjaye.” June 12.

Tancons, Claire. 2004. “Chris Ofili’s Within Reach: Refashioning the Island(s) or the Fantasy of Afroland?” Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 19 (1): 60–63.

Thomas, Laura. 2014. “David Adjaye’s African Architecture Inspiration.” BBC News Entertainment Arts - Dream Builders. August 8.

Times-Picayune, Doug MacCash, NOLA com | The. 2014. “New ‘Make It Right’ House Design Features an Open-Air, Top-Floor Covered Deck.”

Tomkins, Calvin. 2013. “A Sense of Place.” The New Yorker. September 16.

Tumusiime, Abdulaziizi K. 2013. “David Adjaye: Britain’s Revered Architect”. News. Daily Monitor, Uganda. December 17.

Volner, Ian. 2013. “Architect David Adjaye’s World View.” Wall Street Journal, November 7, sec. Life and Style.

Weinstein, Norman. 2011. “David Adjaye: A House for an Art Collector [by] Peter Allison, Adam Lindemann and David Adjaye [book Review].” Blueprint (London, England), no. 307 (October): 128.

Welton, J. Michael. 2014. “Chairs and Tables from David Adjaye | Architects and Artisans.” Architects + Artisans. May 5.

Yakubu, Hassan Mohammed. 2013. “Ghana National Museum on Slavery (GNMOS) | Adjaye Associates.” July 29.


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Daswani, Nico. 2014. Podcast: David Adjaye on Architecture and Social Inclusion. Mp3. World Economic Forum, Inside the Creative Mind. Accessed September 29, 2014.

David Adjaye, Dream Builders - Interview with Razia Iqbal - BBC World Service . 2014. Adobe Flash. Dream Builders. Accessed September 28, 2014.


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“Africa Is an Extraordinary Opportunity at the Moment” - David Adjaye. 2013. Design Indaba 2013. Cape Town, South Africa.

AFRITECTURE: David Adjaye Im Gespräch Mit Okwui Enwezor. 2014. München, Germany.

Cool Hunting Video: David Adjaye for Knoll. 2013.

David Adjaye On How Architecture Can Bind People and Places Together. 2013. Design Indaba 2013.

Design Indaba. 2012. David Adjaye at AZA2012. AZA Achitectural Conferece 2012. Cape Town, South Africa.

Simon, Andrea. 2010. David Adjaye: Unfolding. Arcadia Pictures.

WSJ. Magazine 2013 Innovator Awards: Architecture. 2013.



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