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David Adjaye’s Rise To A World-Class Architect

Many parts of the world are far more developed than Africa, yet we have some Africans that are still making exploits. An example of such Africans is David Adjaye. David is the man that went from almost going insolvent to being a national and international icon. This is the success story of one of the greatest African architects in history. Who exactly is David and why is he our spotlight entrepreneur? Read on to find out.

David Adjaye is the son of a Ghanaian diplomat. He was born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in 1966. He lived in Tanzania, Egypt, Yemen, and Lebanon before he was taken to the United Kingdom when he was nine. David Adjaye was a bright boy and this showed in his early achievements. Immediately after he graduated from London South Bank University, he won the RIBA bronze medal for the best design project. He was also nominated for the RIBA President’s Award.

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