Kunlé Adeyemi

Kunlé Adeyemi is an architect, designer and urbanist. He is the founder and principal of NLÉ, an architecture, design, and urbanism practice focused on city development research and strategy advisory service, conceptualization and creative structuring, architecture and product design, infrastructure design, arts and cultural urban interventions. Born and raised in Nigeria, Adeyemi studied architecture at the University of Lagos where he began his early practice, before joining the world renowned Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in 2001. In 2005, he received a Post-Professional Degree in Architecture from Princeton University. At OMA, working closely with founder Rem Koolhaas, he led the design, development and execution of numerous projects in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The overarching aim of Adeyemi’s practice is to bridge critical gaps in infrastructure and urban development by creating coherent networks and global exchanges that work for people.