Posted: 14 February 2019

GSA Main, FADA Auditorium,
Bunting Road Campus, University of Johannesburg.

Wine Bar: 18h00
Welcome Note & Talk: 18:30 – 19:15
Q & A: 19:15 – 19:45


DK Osseo-Asare is co-founding principal of trans-national architecture and integrated design studio Low Design
Office (LOWDO), based in Austin, Texas and Tema, Ghana; co-founder of pan-African open tech initiative Agbogbloshie Makerspace Platform (AMP); and Assistant Professor of Architecture and Engineering Design at Penn State University, where he runs the Humanitarian Materials Lab and serves as Associate Director of Penn State’s Alliance for Education, Science, Engineering and Design with Africa. DK led strategic and urban design initiatives for Koumbi City and Anam City, new town projects in Ghana and Nigeria, and his design research spans humanitarian materials, design innovation, open-source urbanism, digital fabrication and architecture robots — exploring how optimised materials assemblies can transform lives and drive radical resilience through buildings, landscapes, cities, objects and digital tools. He is a TED Global Fellow, Africa 4 Tech Digital Champion in EdTech and received A.B. in Engineering Design and M.Arch. degrees from Harvard University.

Twitter: @yosseo
Instagram: @yosseo

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis so please come early to avoid disappointment!