Awards

2021

  • David Adjaye: RIBA Royal Gold Medal

2020

  • The Webster: AIA|LA Design Award 2020
  • The Webster: Dezeen Public Vote Winner for Best
    Large Retail Interior of the Year
  • The Webster: MUSE Design Awards Platinum
    in Art (Interior & Exterior Lighting)
  • The Webster: MUSE Design Awards Gold
    in Design / Custom Lighting
  • The Webster: American Architecture Award, Commercial
  • David Adjaye: New York Live Arts Honoree
  • David Adjaye: Isamu Noguchi Award
  • Ruby City: Wallpaper* Design Award for Best New Public Building

2019

  • Ruby City: Time Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places
  • The Architect’s Newspaper’s Best of Design Awards
  • 130 William: International Property and Travel Award
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture: Institute Honour Award for Architecture

2018

  • David Adjaye: AJ100 Contribution to the Profession Award
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture: Australia Good Design Award, Gold Winner
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture: Best in Competition, AIANY Design Awards
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture: Contract Magazine Interiors Awards, Civic/Public
  • David Adjaye: Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medallist
    in Architecture
  • Studio Museum: NYC Excellence in Design Award
  • David Adjaye: Louis Kahn Memorial Award

2017

  • National Museum of African American History and Culture: Beazley Design of the Year
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture: Award for Excellence in Architecture, AIA|DC Chapter
  • David Adjaye: TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People
  • Adjaye Associates: Architizer A+ Awards Firm of the Year
  • David Adjaye: Ghana Legacy Honors Impact in Architecture
  • David Adjaye: Africa Design Award, Africa Design Days
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture: The Surface Travel Awards Finalists
  • Adjaye Associates: Building Design Award’s Public Building Architect of the Year
  • Adjaye Associates: Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Architecture Companies

2016

  • David Adjaye: Knights Bachelor award for services to architecture in the Queen’s New Years honours list
  • David Adjaye: Panerai London Design Medal
  • Adjaye Associates: Iconic Awards Firm of the Year
  • David Adjaye: Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT
  • Sugar Hill: AIANY Design Awards Merit Award
  • Sugar Hill: Best Multi-Unit Residential Building, NYCxDesign
  • David Adjaye: Museum of the African Diaspora’s Visionary Leader in Design
  • MEMO: World Architecture News Future Civic Projects

2014

  • David Adjaye: W.E.B. Du Bois Medal from Harvard University

2013

  • Adjaye Associates: Building Design International Breakthrough Architect of the Year
  • Alara Boutique, Lagos: International Property Award,
    Retail Architecture
  • William O. Lockridge Bellevue Neighbourhood Library:
    RIBA International Award
  • Francis Gregory Neighbourhood Library: RIBA International Award

2011

  • Genesis Pavilion: Condé Nast Innovation and Design Award
  • Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO: First prize of the IX International Architecture Award (Public building)
  • David Adjaye: Design Miami Designer of the Year Award

2008

  • Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver:
    RIBA International Award
  • Stephen Lawrence Centre: Beazley Designs of the Year
  • Rivington Place: RIBA London Awards (Arts & Culture)

2007

  • David Adjaye: OBE award for services to architecture in the Queen’s birthday honours list

2006

  • Idea Store Whitechapel: RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist

1993

  • David Adjaye: 1993 RIBA Bronze Medal

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