Owusu designs house for Yinka Shonibare

Elsie Owusu Architects - Lagos house for Yinka Shonibare - render

Artist’s home in Lagos includes gallery and studio space

Elsie Owusu Architects has revealed its design for a new home, studio and gallery for the artist Yinka Shonibare.

The project, in the Nigerian city of Lagos, where Shonibare grew up, is due to start on site in September.

The practice, founded by one of the three contenders to be the next president of the RIBA, was commissioned to design a barrier-free building in a city known for high crime levels.

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