February 9, 2018

Arch Alumna Mariam Kamara to Mentor under Sir David Adjaye

Mariam KamaraUW alumna Mariam Kamara (M.Arch ’13) has been named one of the protégés of this year’s Rolex Arts Initiative Protégée where she will be mentored by world-renowned architect Sir David Adjaye.

This year, the award paired young talent with leaders in the fields of architecture, dance, literature, and music.

Mariam is a founder and principal of atelier masomi, in Niamey Niger, an architecture firm whose interests lie in designing culturally, historically and climatically relevant solutions to spatial problems inherent to the developing world. She is also a founding member of Seattle-based collaborative united4design through which she worked on two major projects in West Africa, and she recently began an appointment as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Urban Studies at Brown University in spring 2017.

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