Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) News

National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), designed by David Adjaye. Credit: ozy.com

David Adjaye and the New African Architecture

When David Adjaye set out to document African architecture in metropolitan cities across the continent, he did so informally.

Behind the scenes of the royal court of Benin

Behind the scenes of the royal court of the former Benin Empire

The secret ceremonies and intimate details of an ancient African empire are revealed in an exhibition of rare photographs in Washington.

Cliff House designed by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA), Dakar, Senegal

Beautiful design, smart innovation: Africa's most exciting architects

Africa is a land under construction. Last year, over $220 billion was spent on all kinds of building projects in the continent.