Dahlia Nduom is an assistant professor of architecture at Howard University.
She received BArch and BA degrees from University of Pennsylvania and an MArch from Columbia University. As a licensed architect, her experience spans the United States and Ghana, working with Stan Allen Architect, PKSB Architects, and Adjaye Associates (Ghana) before starting Dahlia Nduom Design. Nduom has taught at Columbia University and Ashesi University in Ghana.
Her work investigates dwelling spaces of the African Diaspora and the social, cultural, political, economic, and climatic issues affecting housing, design, and equity. She has published and exhibited her work internationally, most recently at the ArchiAfrika Pavilion in the European Cultural Centre’s Time Space Existence exhibition alongside the Venice Biennale. She was awarded a grant from the Graham Foundation for the project “Tourism, Tropicalization, and the Architectural Image.”