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Olufemi Majekodunmi

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Occupation  Architect
Practice  FMA Architects Ltd
Name  Olufemi Majekodunmi

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Full Name  Olufemi Adetokunbo Majekodunmi
Born  May 1, 1940 (age 75) (1940-05-01) London, UK
Buildings  Botswana Police College St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos Sterling Tower, Lagos NAL Office Building Standard Chartered Bank Building, Lagos South African High Commission, Abuja Total Head Office, Lagos
Alma mater  Glasgow School of Art, Kingston University

Olufemi Adetokunbo Majekodunmi (born 1 May 1940) is a British-Nigerian architect.


Early life and education

Olufemi was born on 1 May 1940 in London, England to Moses Majekodunmi and Tomi Agbebi. However, he grew up in Nigeria and attended St Gregory's College, Lagos He later returned to the United Kingdom to study architecture at the Glasgow School, Kingston College of Art (now Kingston University) and graduated in 1966.


After graduation, Femi worked for some years with firms in Washington, D.C. Afterwards, he returned to Nigeria and worked with Godwin and Hopwood Architects, Lagos before establishing his architectural firm, then Femi Majekodunmi Associates, now FMA Architects Ltd, in Nigeria in 1973. The firm has grown to a large practice, with branch locations in Botswana and South Africa. He has worked with various architectural organizations to advance the practice of architecture in countries across Africa. He has been closely associated with many architectural organizations. He was the first president of the Nigerian Institute of Architects, the first secretary of the African Union of Architects and a past president of the International Union of Architects from 1990 to 1993. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Architects and a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He has been Juror for several competitions including WAN Awards for World Architecture. He is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Lagos.

Personal life

He is married to Victoria Majekodunmi. They have four children.


Olufemi Majekodunmi Wikipedia

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