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David Adjaye

GEORGE STREET PLAZA & COMMUNITY BUILDING . Sydney

Adjaye Associates . photos: © Trevor Mein

Rooted in lost history, the new Sydney Plaza & Community Building is about the meaning of place, heritage, and identity. An attempt to uncover, layer, and celebrate the Eora origins of this part of coastal Sydney, the project is about the reconciliation of cultures and defining identity in an ever-changing world. This acknowledgement of difference lies at the heart of the proposal and aims to create hybrid mutations from the layers of human inhabitation on the land that elucidate the history of encounters between settlers and indigenous communities. Continue reading David Adjaye

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David Adjaye

Abrahamic Family House . Abu Dhabi

Adjaye Associates

The Abrahamic Family House is a new centre for learning, dialogue and the practice of faith located in the Saadiyat Cultural District in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Encompassing three separate houses of worship – a mosque, a church, and a synagogue – as well as shared spaces for gathering and dialogue, At the Abrahamic Family House visitors are invited to participate in religious services, guided tours, celebrations, and opportunities to explore faith. Each of the dedicated houses of worship, the Eminence Ahmed El-Tayeb Mosque, His Holiness Francis Church, and Moses Ben Maimon Synagogue, has space for observers, and daily guided tours will show visitors features of the design pertinent to the practices and traditions of each faith. Continue reading David Adjaye

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David Adjaye

Restoration Innovation Campus . New York

Adjaye Associates

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (“Restoration”) unveils plans to reimagine its longtime Fulton Street home as the Restoration Innovation Campus, a global hub dedicated to closing Brooklyn’s racial wealth gap. Designed by renowned architect Sir David Adjaye following a visioning process with the community in 2019, the new campus will be a multi-purpose site in the heart of Central Brooklyn where mission-aligned partners work together to accelerate wealth creation for longtime residents. Continue reading David Adjaye