BA and MA Architecture students are invited to attend a lecture by architect and artist, Ola-Dele Kuku on Friday 24th February.

The theme of the lecture will be Drawings and Built Images.

Ola-Dele Kuku studied at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in Los Angeles, California, USA and in Vico Morcote, Ticino, Switzerland. He attended Architecture Intermundial in Milan, Italy, where he collaborated with Daniel Libeskind on the Berlin Jewish museum competition stage.

His private practice, Ola-Dele Kuku Projects, which he founded in Milan, Italy in 1991, focused primarily on conceptual interventions in architecture with special interest in the philosophy, theory, and composition. He has since worked on several award-winning projects over the years, which include drawings, objects and installations.

Ola-Dele Kuku’s works have been presented at numerous international exhibitions in museums, galleries and fairs and in group and solo exhibitions.

Various works from his projects have been published extensively and are in prominent private collections, public institutions and foundations. Ola-Dele Kuku has lectured and coordinated post-graduate thesis studios in several architecture academies, international conferences and workshops.

He participates as guest speaker, at various international conferences on architecture, the environment and socio-cultural development. He is presently working on the establishment of ‘Post-Conflict Rehabilitation’ Programme as an academic course of study in architecture, design, and art academies.

He currently lives and works in Brussels, Belgium.

You can read more about Ola-Dele Kuku here.