You have just left architecture school in Nigeria, possibly with 2 degrees and a chip on your shoulder. You’d have binged heavy on Calatrava and Hadid, but little about the work of GHK, ACCL, Shokunbi or Anetor right in front of you.

You will apply for jobs claiming advanced proficiency…

Chiagozie Enwonwu, Winner A3-Archnet Prize [Undergraduate Category, 2020]

Chiagozie Enwonwu, 21 is the Winner of the inaugural A3-Archnet Prize in the Undergraduate Category for her essay on Egedege N’Okaro, Benin which is recognised as the first 1-storey building in the ancient Benin Kingdom. Chiagozie is a student of University of Benin studying to earn a BSc in Architecture…

The Endless Maryland Courtship

A marriage has failed to happen in Maryland, I am talking about the endless courtship going on between the pedestrian bridge and maryland mall. Two objects: one of them infrastructure and the other, a black lady continue to postpone their first kiss. …

When we are asked to do private residences, I am usually wary if I don’t have enough information on the client. Not that I want to know more about them for knowing sake, but because information about, say their past houses, say their vision, say their habits, say their experiences…

Baba Oladeji

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