Water Cities works with best in class experts and professionals from a variety of backgrounds including urban planning, strategy consultancy, finance, engineering, technology, and more.

Kunlé Adeyemi

Founder, architect, designer and development researcher

Kunlé Adeyemi is an architect, designer and development researcher whose works are internationally recognised for originality and innovation. He is the founder and principal of NLÉ – an architecture, design and urbanism practice founded in 2010, for innovating cities and communities. Adeyemi’s notable works include ‘Makoko Floating School’, a groundbreaking, prototype floating structure once located… Continue reading Kunlé Adeyemi

Berend Strijland


Berend Strijland is an architect and partner at NLÉ, managing a team of architects on a day-to-day basis in the Amsterdam office. At NLÉ since 2012, he has been involved the design and development of a wide range of acclaimed projects across three continents, such as the Serpentine Summer House, Black Rhino Academy, Prelude to… Continue reading Berend Strijland

Victoria Oshinusi

Assistant Architect

Zakariyya Zango

Assistant Designer

Amaka Oguike

Communications Assistant