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David Adjaye to design folly as part of the 5th Gwangju Biennale

01 September, 2012

Curated by Nikolaus Hirsch, Philipp Misselwitz and Eui Young Chun, the pavilion is one of a series of newly commissioned Follies seeking to investigate the present day constitution of spatial practice more than 30 years after the Democratic Uprising - in contemporary Gwangju as well as in the broader global arena. The Gwangju Folly II project features cross-disciplinary collaborations between artists, architects, writers and collectives from
diverse contexts. 
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Adjaye Associates’ new Proenza Schouler Store to open in July 2013

01 September, 2012

The practice has been working with Proenza Schouler to re-design a number of the fashion label’s key New York stores as well as its Manhattan showroom. “ Working with architect David Adjaye, who also designed the firm’s SoHo office, they devised a look that, while reminiscent of a raw industrial space, is in fact meticulously constructed, lock, stock, and patina, from the aged-wood beams to the expanses of poured concrete.”
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