Faculty of Design Charette with Kunlé Adeyemi

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

The Angelo Donghia Foundation Design Residency Faculty of Design Charette with Kunlé Adeyemi

In this inaugural year of the Design Residency, OCAD U will host Nigerian architect, designer and urban researcher Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ as the 2017-2018 Design Resident. 

As the Design Resident, Kunlé Adeyemi has proposed a charette which will be inspired by the theme of WATER.

Come on Friday October 20, at 2:00pm in MCA 190 (Auditorium) for the launch and sign up for a weekend of working with Mr. Adeyemi!

The teams are eligible to win a grand prize of $5000. Other prizes will also be available for second and third place.

 

About Kunlé Adeyemi:

Kunlé Adeyemi is the founder/principal of NLÉ and Aga Khan Design Critic in Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

His notable works include ‘Makoko Floating School’, an innovative prototype floating structure located on the lagoon heart of Lagos, Nigeria. This acclaimed project is part of an extensive research project – ‘African Water Cities’ – being developed by NLÉ an architecture, design and urbanism practice founded by Adeyemi in 2010, focusing on developing cities and communities.

NLÉ recently launched MFS II – a new, improved iteration of Makoko Floating School at this year's La Biennale di Venezia, for which it was awarded the Silver Lion.

Other projects include Chicoco Radio Media Center – an amphibious community building in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, ROCK – Lakefront Kiosk in Chicago, USA, CDL Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria and Serpentine Summer House at the Royal Kensington Gardens in London, UK. 

 

Faculty of Design Charette is open to all OCADU students.

Launch                      Friday, October 20, 2017, 2:00 pm, MCA190

Sign-Up                     Friday, October 20, 2017, 3:00-4:00pm, MCA190

Exhibition Set-up     Sunday, October 22, 2017, 4:00-8:00pm, Great Hall

Judging                     Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:00-11:00am, Great Hall

Exhibition runs Monday, October 23, 2017 to Friday, October 27, 2017

 

Join OCAD U for a free lecture by Kunlé Adeyemi as part of the Angelo Donghia Foundation Design Residency
Monday, October 23, 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium (MCA 190), 100 McCaul Street. 
RSVP today!

 

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street, Auditorium and Great Hall
Email: 
bhinds@faculty.ocadu.ca or slindo@ocadu.ca
The Angelo Donghia Foundation Design Residency

Kunlé Adeyemi: Water and the City 

MFS II by NLE
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:45pm

The Angelo Donghia Foundation Design Residency brings a renowned designer of the built environment to OCAD University whose work focuses on collaboratively working in global contexts by creating bridges between communities, inform urban areas, and focus on the education and development of a new generation of professionals, who will transform spaces, landscapes and cities in the 21st century. 

In this, our inaugural year, OCAD U will host architect, designer and urban researcher Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ as the 2017-2018 Design Resident, who will act as a creative catalyst for the students participating in a Design Charrette that will take place on October 21-23, followed by a public lecture on October 23rd.
 

Kunlé Adeyemi: Water and the City 

Lecture. Open to The public:
Monday, October 23

7:30 pm

100 McCaul Street. Auditorium MCA190

*Details about the Design Charrette to be announced soon.

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About Kunlé Adeyemi:

Kunlé Adeyemi is the founder/principal of NLÉ and Aga Khan Design Critic in Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

His notable works include ‘Makoko Floating School’, an innovative prototype floating structure located on the lagoon heart of Lagos, Nigeria. This acclaimed project is part of an extensive research project – ‘African Water Cities’ – being developed by NLÉ an architecture, design and urbanism practice founded by Adeyemi in 2010, focusing on developing cities and communities.

NLÉ recently launched MFS II – a new, improved iteration of Makoko Floating School at this year's La Biennale di Venezia, for which it was awarded the Silver Lion.

Other projects include Chicoco Radio Media Center – an amphibious community building in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, ROCK – Lakefront Kiosk in Chicago, USA, CDL Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria and Serpentine Summer House at the Royal Kensington Gardens in London, UK. 

 

Poster: 
Kunlé Adeyemi, photo by Mark Horn

OCAD U congratulates Sergej Mileski, winner of Angelo Donghia Foundation Scholarship

Sergej Mileski
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:15am

For the second year in a row, an OCAD U Environmental Design student has been selected for the prestigious New York-based Angelo Donghia Foundation Scholarship. OCAD U student Sergej Mileski is one of thirteen winners of the 2017 scholarship program. Launched in 2002, the Angelo Donghia Foundation awards scholarships to deserving students who are entering their senior year in a Baccalaureate Degree Program in Interior Design.

This year, winners were selected from sixty-nine student projects submitted by accredited institutions. Each student winner will receive up to a $30,000.00 (CAD $28,000.00) scholarship to be applied to their senior year tuition, board, maintenance and books.

"The Donghia scholarship provides a platform that distinguishes potential interior designers,” says Mileski. “With that being said, receiving the Donghia Scholarship would be instrumental in creating a successful path towards a career in interior design, and will greatly assist in paying my tuition and expenses in my fourth year of study."

The Angelo Donghia Foundation, a privately held not-for-profit organization, provides support for two distinct fields: the advancement of education in the field of interior design; and initiatives pertaining to the discovery of causes of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and its related diseases and treatments. Since its launch, the Foundation has awarded in excess of $12,500,000 to the above causes.

Angelo Donghia Scholarship goes to...

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

Simona Turco a 3rd year Environmental Design student, won the Angelo Donghia Scholarship. OCAD U was up against the very best American Universities and Simona won 1st prize, $24,755.40. Way to go!!!