Kunlé Adeyemi founded NLÉ in Amsterdam and Lagos in 2010, after over eight years at OMA. Raised in Kaduna, Nigeria, with an architect father who was constantly redesigning his childhood home, Adeyemi studied architecture in Lagos before getting an MArch II at Princeton, studying with Peter Eisenman. His work...
Kunlé Adeyemi is an architect, designer, and urban researcher, and founder of NLÉ, an architecture, design, and urbanism practice founded by Adeyemi in 2010, focusing on developing cities and communities.
His work includes Makoko Floating School (MFS), a prototype structure on the lagoon at the heart of Lagos, Nigeria and...
Lecture date: 2016-11-14
The architects of the 2016 Serpentine Pavilion and Summer Houses in conversation with Julia Peyton-Jones, Kunlé Adeyemi, Frank Barkow, Asif Khan and Maria Solé Bravo.
As a project that was initiated in 2000 by Julia Peyton-Jones, this conversation will look back at the series of Serpentine Pavilions created...
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“The architects of the future will begin to be seen more as agents of change,” Kunlé Adeyemi told us outside the 2014 Pritzker Prize Award ceremony in Amsterdam. One of the five international jury members for the 2014 Venice Biennale, Adeyemi is the...
Kunlé Adeyemi talks about the design for his 2016 Serpentine Summer House. Kunlé Adeyemi’s Summer House is an inverse replica of Queen Caroline’s Temple - a tribute to its robust form, space and material, recomposed into a new sculptural object.
Architect of one of the 2016 Serpentine Summer Houses, Kunle Adeyemi, takes the Build Your Own Pavilion challenge, making his Pavilion from modelling clay. Build Your Own Pavilion is a competition for 8-14 year olds to create their own model Pavilion.
Intervista con l’architetto Kunlé Adeyemi, di NLÉ (Amsterdam, Olanda), selezionato per la 15. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura.
Interview with the architect Kunlé Adeyemi, of NLÉ (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), selected to participate in the 15th International Architecture Exhibition.
Dichiarazione dell'architetto Kunlé Adeyemi, di NLÉ (Amsterdam, Olanda), Leone d’argento per un promettente giovane partecipante alla 15. Mostra REPORTING FROM THE FRONT.
Statement from the architect Kunlé Adeyemi, of NLÉ (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Silver Lion for a promising young participant in the 15th International Exhibition REPORTING FROM THE FRONT.
“Doing architecture is listening.” Some of the greatest architects of our time – from Peter Zumthor to Jean Nouvel and Diébédo Francis Kéré – here share their inspirational thoughts on what it is that makes global architecture work.
Swiss architect Peter Zumthor (b. 1943) always has a certain “feeling for...
Step inside the world of Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi – praised for his ability to build innovative architecture on water. He here argues that architecture must respond to the changing environmental conditions and growth of population.
“It’s not about floating architecture, that’s really not what my practice is focused...