As Lagos marches towards a greater acceptance of Modernist-Revival architecture, there is a proliferation of the ‘style’ of it, and not the substance.
. Architecture firm SI.SA practice a more responsible and intellectually inspired Modernism. Seun Oduwole, the son of an architect is one who has a great desire to raise the bar for architecture here, but better still, a desire to impart knowledge to others. He is one-third of African Alliance for New Design (AAND).
. His buildings have daring forms: cantilevered, twisted and seemingly gravity-defying. It is for this reason that we set him the theme ‘Twisting Bodies & Spaces’. His work is positioned within the rising band of ‘Nigerian Modernism’, creating layered buildings that mimick abstract place making.