NLÉ’s Floating Music Hub in Cape Verde is one of Africa’s most anticipated architecture projects – CNN
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INHABITAT | JULY 2020
nternational design practice NLÉ has unveiled its designs for the MFS IV, a prefabricated Floating Music Hub for the port city of Mindelo in Cape Verde. Developed as the fourth prototype of the firm’s Makoko Floating System, the project is the first in the series to be built in the Atlantic Ocean. The prefabricated floating… Continue reading INHABITAT | JULY 2020
VIRTUAL DESIGN FESTIVAL | APRIL 2020
Our Virtual Design Festival collaboration with The World Around for Earth Day kicks off with a series of conversations with designers including Nelly Ben Hayoun and Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi.
WALLPAPER | AUGUST 2020
NLÉ and Kunlé Adeyemi have designed the prefabricated floating music hub currently in construction off the island of São Vicente in Cape Verde
NEW ATLAS | JULY 2020
Floating music venue will celebrate African culture: Longtime readers may remember NLÉ’s floating school, which was completed in 2013. The firm, led by Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi, is now working on another floating architecture project with a very similar design that will serve as a music and cultural venue.
ARCHDAILY | JUNE 2020
Black Rhino Academy is a primary and secondary international boarding school conceived as an immersive environment for learning from nature. Situated on a very hilly site just outside Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority and the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, the school is surrounded by rich natural vegetation and abundant wildlife. Save this picture!
ARCHDAILY | JUNE 2020
With a play on architecture, our design aims to fulfil the simple primary purpose of a Summer House: a space for shelter and relaxation. The design is based on projecting an inverse replica of the historic Queen Caroline’s Temple a tribute to its robust form, space and material, recomposed into a new architectural language.
ARCHDAILY | JULY 2020
Designboom | July 2020
NLÉ, the architecture, design, and urbanism practice led by kunlé adeyemi, has begun constructing a floating music hub in cape verde, a country in the central atlantic ocean. located in mindelo bay on the island of são vicente, the project is set to open to the public in december 2020. once complete, the project will… Continue reading Designboom | July 2020
Architectural Digest – May 2020
Though installations like the Serpentine Pavilion are called off for now, their architects are looking toward the future
Dezeen Awards 2020 Jury
Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi is founder of architecture, design and urbanism practice NLÉ.
Financial Times | November 2019
Architects look to floating cities as sea levels rise