Project Description

Dele Adeyemo is co-founder and director of Pidgin Perfect an award winning creative studio based in Glasgow who use imagination technology and craft to bring people, clients and place together, helping to build better communities for everyone. In 2012 Pidgin Perfect were selected to represent Scotland at the Venice Architecture Biennale winning the Royal Scottish Academy Medal for Architecture for their project Banchetto.


Dele currently sits on the Glasgow Institute of Architects Council, and is a visiting critic at both the Mackintosh and Strathclyde Schools of Architecture. He regularly writes for national and international architecture journals including A10 Magazine, BD and Blueprint.

In 2011 Dele wrote an influential series of articles entitled The New Wave highlighting the new forms of practice emerging out of the recession helping to define this movement in Scotland. Aside from architecture Dele has a keen interest in cultural development and in his role as director of MANY Studios, an arts organisation and studio provider he supports young developing talent from Glasgow’s dynamic creative scene. In 2011 Dele was named as one of the Ernst and Young Future 100 Social Entrepreneurs.