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Ola-Dele Kuku (architect – artist) Belgium / Nigeria Ola-Dele Kuku studied architecture at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI- Arc), in Los Angeles, Ca, USA, and SCI-Arc (European Programme) in Vico Mocorte,Ticino, Switzerland. His private practise (Ola-Dele Kuku Projects), initiated in Milan – Italy, and focused primarily on conceptual interventions in architecture with special interest in the philosophy, theory, and composition.

The architect / artist has lectured (1991 – present) in several international conferences and coordinated various academic workshops on . He has been a tutor / guest tutor at several architecture institutions which include; Politecnico di Milano – (faculty of architecture) Milan, Italy / Institut Supérieur d’Architecture La Cambre Brussels, Belgium / University Of Technology Delft, The Netherlands / University of Lagos (dept. of architecture) Lagos, Nigeria / Berlage Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Akademie voor Bouwkunst Arnhem, The Netherlands / Akademie voor Bouwkunst Tilburg, The Netherlands / KU Leuven, Sint Lucas – Architectuur Gent, Belgium / Arts University Bournemouth, England. His installation project titled ‘Diminishes Capacity’ was presented at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale for the first Nigerian Pavilion in 2016, which turned out to be one of the ‘Must See’ exhibitions of the event. Various works from his projects have been published extensively, and are in prominent private collections, public institutions and foundations.

Ola-Dele Kuku is continuously working on his ’Cultural Mapping Project’ (2002 – present), which is an ‘Education Development Programme’  focusing on the establishment of ‘Post Conflict Rehabilitation Programme’ as an academic course of study in architecture school and art academies. His has written and lectured on various theoretic proposals (in Design Application and Applied Architecture), for Conflict Prevention and Post Conflict Rehabilitation in developing countries and conflict zones. He currently lives and works in Brussels, Belgium.

O l a-D e l e   K u k u    P r o j e c t s Rittwegerstraat 21, rue Rittweger, Brussel 1180 Bruxelles. tel : +32 (0)2 351 33 54 mobile : +32 (0)489 023 027 info@ola-delekuku.com