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kwaee pavilion by adjaye associates

Dezeen Agenda features black timber pyramid by David Adjaye

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a black timber pyramid designed by David Adjaye for the Venice Architecture Biennale. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now.

Ghanaian-British architect David Adjaye has created a pointed structure crafted from blackened wood that was shown at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale.

The form was given the name Kwaee pavilion which means forest in Twi, a dialect of the Akan language spoken in Ghana.

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This week's newsletter also included an exhibition of public-orientated design created for New York design week by Jean Lee, Piero Lissoni's opening of a New York architecture office and Dezeen's launch of a competition in collaboration with Bentley Motors that challenges designers to reimagine the future of luxury retail.

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