Paul Yakubu

Paul Yakubu

Lagos, NG

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I am a Designer and Writer with a Master’s degree in Architecture from Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria as the best graduating student. He is an architectural journalist who uses Storytelling and comics to relate architecture and urbanism to the public. He collaborated on a short film about Nigeria in 2050 which was the winning entry for the 2019 Nigerian Economic summit group Art contest. His writing interests include: Culture, Social Boundaries of space, Housing and the stories behind a city’s morphology.


Paul's Featured Articles on Archinect

How Digital Spaces Can Shape Cities as We Exit the Pandemic, Tue, Apr 20 '21

In May 2019, Nike released Nike Fit Digital Foot Measurement, an app that creates hyper-accurate sizing for its shoes by scanning the user’s feet through the camera of a smartphone. The reactions to this novel idea felt like another blow to a struggling typology, the shopping mall. People ...

How Digital Spaces Can Shape Cities as We Exit the Pandemic


Livinspaces online blog, Lagos, Architecture writer

Architecture and news writer

Jan 2020 - current


Covenant University, Ota, NG, Masters, Architecture

Masters in Architecture

Jan 2017 - May 2019


West Africa Architecture festival Award for best undergraduate student in Nigeria 2017, 1st Place

West Africa Architecture Festival Award for a best undergraduate student in Nigeria 2017. Award is given to a student with the best final year project from all schools in the country.


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