Awards

2022

– David Adjaye: Artreview Power 100
– David Adjaye: Order of Merit
– Winter Park Library & Events Center: American Architecture Award in the Library Category
– David Adjaye: Master of Design Award, Society of British & International Interior Design (SBID)
– Winter Park Library & Events Center: Jury Winner in the Library Category, Architizer A+ Awards
– David Adjaye: City & State’s Construction Power 100 List
– David Adjaye: TIME Impact Award
– David Adjaye: Charlotte Perriand Award

2021

– Adjaye Associates: Top 50 Interior Architects, The Architect’s Newspaper  
– David Adjaye: Pratt Legends Award, Pratt Institute
– David Adjaye: RIBA Royal Gold Medal, Royal Institute of British Architects
– David Adjaye: World Economic Forum’s 27th Annual Crystal Award
– Adjaye Associates: Most Innovative Architecture Practice in Ghana, LUXlife Magazine
– Adjaye Associates: Leading Architecture and Design Firm, London, Design and Build Award
– 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East: Best Interior, Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award
– Mole House: Best Dwellings, New London Awards
– Thabo Mbeki Presidential Centre: Best Library, Chicago Athenaeum International Architecture Award
– The Webster: Best Retail Store, ICSC Global Design & Development Gold Medal Award
– Princeton University Art Museum: Honorable Mention for Unbuilt Cultural Building, Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Award

2020
– David Adjaye: New York Live Arts Honoree
– David Adjaye: Isamu Noguchi Award
– 130 William: The Architecture Community, International Residential Architecture Award
– 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East: Best Interior Workplace, Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Award
– The Webster: Best Commercial Retail / Mixed-Use Space, Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Award
– The Webster: Best Large Retail Interior, Dezeen Awards
– The Webster: Best Large Retail Interior of the Year, Dezeen Public Vote
– The Webster: Art: Interior & Exterior Lighting, Muse Design Award
– The Webster: Designer / Custom Lighting, Muse Design Award
– The Webster: Best Commercial Architecture, Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Awards
– The Webster: Commercial/Mixed-Use, AIA|LA Design Award
– Ruby City: Best New Public Building, Wallpaper* Design Award
– Ruby City: Best Museums & Cultural Buildings, Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award
– Ruby City: Innovative Architecture, Iconic Awards

2019
– Ruby City: Time Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places
– 130 William: Best Facade, The Architect’s Newspaper’s Best of Design Award
– 130 William: Best Residential High-rise Architecture, International Property and Travel Award
– Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): Institute Honour Award for Architecture, American Institute of Architects (AIA)

2018
– David Adjaye: Washington University International Humanities Medal
– David Adjaye: AJ100 Contribution to the Profession Award
– David Adjaye: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Award
– David Adjaye: Louis I. Khan Memorial Award
– Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): Interiors Awards, Civic/Public, Contract Magazine
– Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): Best in Competition, AIANY Design Awards
– Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): Gold Winner, Good Design Award
– Studio Museum Harlem: NYC Excellence in Design Award, New York City Public Design Commission

2017
– David Adjaye: Knights Bachelor award for services to architecture in the Queen’s New Years honors list
– David Adjaye: Africa Design Award, Africa Design Days
– David Adjaye: TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People
– David Adjaye: Ghana Legacy Honors Impact in Architecture Award
– Adjaye Associates: 10 Most Innovative Architecture Companies, Fast Company
– Adjaye Associates: Public Building Architect of the Year, Building Design Awards
– Adjaye Associates: Firm of the Year, Architizer A+ Awards
– Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): “Cultural Event of the Year” – New York Times
– Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): Award for Excellence in Architecture, AIA|DC Chapter Awards
– Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): Best Cultural Institution, Surface Travel Award
– Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): Design of the Year, Beazley

2016
– David Adjaye: Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT
– David Adjaye: Panerai London Design Medal
– David Adjaye: Museum of the African Diaspora’s Visionary Leader in Design
– Adjaye Associates: Firm of the Year, Iconic Awards
– Sugar Hill Mixed-Use Development: Merit Award, AIANY Design Awards
– Sugar Hill Mixed-Use Development: Best Multi-Unit Residential Building, NYCxDesign Awards
– MEMO (The Mass Extinction Memorial Observatory): Future Projects and Civic Award, World Architecture News

2014
– David Adjaye: W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, Harvard University

2013
– David Adjaye: International Breakthrough Architect of the Year, Building Design
– David Adjaye: Powerlist: Britain’s Most Influential Black Person
– Alara Concept Store: Retail Architecture, International Property Award
– Francis A. Gregory: RIBA International Award, Royal Institute of British Architects
– William O. Lockridge Bellevue Neighborhood Library: International Award, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

2011
– David Adjaye: Designer of the Year Award, Design Miami
– Genesis Pavilion: Award for Culture, Condé Nast Innovation and Design Awards
– Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO: 1st Prize, Public Building, IX International Architecture Award

2008
– MCA Denver: RIBA International Award, Royal Institute of British Architects
– Stephen Lawrence Centre: Design of the Year Finalist, Beazley
– Rivington Place: RIBA Arts & Culture Award, Royal Institute of British Architects

2007
– David Adjaye: Appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), award for services to architecture in the Queen’s birthday honours list

2006
– Idea Store Whitechapel: RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist, Royal Institute of British Architects

1993
– David Adjaye: RIBA Bronze Medal for Architecture Students, Royal Institute of British Architects

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