The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture © Alan Karchmer



Established in 2000 by founder and principal architect David Adjaye OBE, Adjaye Associates is an award winning architectural and design firm with a diverse and global platform. Receiving ever-increasing worldwide attention, the firm has offices in London, New York and Accra and completed work in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

The firm’s largest commission to date is the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington D.C.

Further projects range in scale from private houses, exhibitions, and temporary pavilions to major arts centres, civic buildings, and masterplans. Some current works include: One Berkeley, a mixed-use residential redevelopment in London’s prestigious Piccadilly area; a new home for The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; and offices for the International Financial Corporation in Dakar, Senegal.


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