The Africa Institute in Sharjah
Adjaye Associates 

The Africa Institute in Sharjah

Adjaye Associates 


Designed by the firm of David Adjaye, the scheme for the campus of The Africa Institute in the city of Sharjah presents five wings between four and seven stories, clad in reddish concrete. Featuring large courtyards, the center dedicated to the advanced study, research, and documentation of Africa will also offer various educational curricula, such as certificate programs in African languages. The 31,882-square-meter campus building includes a library, classrooms, an auditorium, a library, and a restaurant and café, and is scheduled for completion in 2023.