Stepping out of his regular line of work as an award winning architect, Tanzanian born David Adjaye photographed key cities in Africa as part of an ongoing research project chronicling patterns in urban environments.

Stepping out of his regular line of work as an award winning architect, Tanzanian born David Adjaye photographed key cities in Africa as part of an ongoing research project chronicling patterns in urban environments. These insights are shared in Urban Africa, an exhibition at the Design Museum, London, which takes viewers on a visual voyage of appreciation through the built environment of 53 African cities. Presented as a series of vivid large-scale projections, set against a backdrop of African beats, re-creating in a way, the rich environment in which they were shot.

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