David Adjaye: Holocaust memorial architect who is feted around world

By Oliver Wainwright

With projects scattered across four continents, and an office in most of them, the British-Ghanaian has never been busier

David Adjaye wasn't back in London for long this week. Having unveiled his winning design for the new Holocaust memorial next to the Houses of Parliament, he hopped on a plane to America, where there were gala dinners awaiting their guest of honour: one of his museums was toasting its 10th anniversary, another celebrating the fact they had landed him to design their new $120m (£92m) home.

“Everyone wants an Adjaye building now,” says one critic. “He is what the world has been waiting for for so long.”

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