AAS ID Director Adegboyega Adefope Recognized as Construction Idol for New York Build 2022 Expo


AAS ID Director Adegboyega Adefope has been recognized as Construction Idol for New York Build 2022 Expo, being held at Javits Center, March 2-3. This is an initiative that recognizes people that have made a significant contribution to the construction industry as a leader, mentor and inspiration to others. 


Adegboyega Adefope

With his New York-based firm GBOYEGA designworks, formed in 1993, gBoyega has executed various Interior and Architectural Design projects in the US and internationally and specializes in Cultural Exhibition design.  With exhibition projects for Museums such as the Guggenheim New York, The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, The Museum of Art and Design New York, and the Natural History Museum in Tai Pei, the firm has undertaken a wide range of Cultural and Artistic installations.

A Nigerian-born designer, gBoyega, has explored design focused on cultures worldwide, especially those not conventionally discussed in Interior and Architectural Design.  As a result, his projects encourage the exploration and expression development of perspectives sensitive to underrepresented communities when thinking of design.

As part of a multi-firm collaborative team, GBOYEGA designworks investigates the influence of experimental active and passive technological integration on the culture of the work environment for application in the US and International Office/Lab campuses of Pharmaceutical research and corporate offices. 

gBoyega is also the Director of the AAS ID Program and an adjunct professor in the PARSONS School of Design and NYIT, teaching Design Studios, Construction Documentation, and Digital representation in the architecture and Interior design departments.  As part of his role on the Lecture and Events committee, he currently curates a lecture series; focused on” Equity and the social contract,” focusing on the equitable consideration of underrepresented communities in design for society.

In both his practice and academic areas, gBoyega is equally focused on these subjects.