Kunlé Adeyemi

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Kunlé Adeyemi
Kunle Adeyemi

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First Name

Kunlé
Kunle

Surname or Business Name

Adeyemi

Years Affiliated

2020

Affiliation

NLÉ, Netherlands

Birth Date

1976

Birthplace

Nigeria

Occupation

Architect

Biographical Text

Kunlé Adeyemi is an architect, designer and development researcher whose works are internationally recognised for originality and innovation. He is the founder and principal of NLÉ – an architecture, design and urbanism practice founded in 2010, for innovating cities and communities. Adeyemi’s notable works include ‘Makoko Floating School’, a groundbreaking, prototype floating structure once located in the lagoon heart of Lagos, Nigeria. Makoko Floating School has since evolved into ‘Makoko Floating System (MFSTM)’ – a simple, prefabricated, building solution for developments on water – now deployed in 5 countries across 3 continents. Alongside his professional practice with multiple prestigious awards, Adeyemi is an international speaker and thought leader. He is one of UNDP’s African Influencers for Development (AI4D) Supergroup. He served as juror and nominator for distinguishing many industry talents including the RIBA international Prize, the AIA awards, Venice Biennale jury, and the Rolex Mentor and Protegé program.

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Citation

“Kunlé Adeyemi,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed December 1, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4103.