South African Architecture company Elmo Swat, show that traditional thatched roofs  very popular in rural Africa will always be in style and are here to stay. In remodelling this three bedroom thatched cottage in Durban, the designers added a new bedroom, two studies and an entertainment space with an art gallery topping it off with a design aesthetic that is as visually stunning as it is practica[...]
 
 
Adjaye in the living room of the Lindemann-Dayan house on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
By Diane Solway
Photograph by Andreas Laszlo Konrath
March 2011
 
Meet  the most talked about architect in the Diaspora right now - David Adjaye. In April, the Smithsonian Institution announced that the Freelon ,Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup will be designing the National Museum of African American History and Culture. David Adjaye, a 43-year-old Ghanian architect will be essential to the design and construction of this national project.  However Adjaye is no [...]