SNAPCHAT APP ADAPT
To mark its fifth year in Kensington, the museum partnered with Snapchat to create Adapt, an augmented reality experience that reimagines how our iconic building could adapt to extreme weather conditions.
Architect Mariam Issoufou Kamara has brought the realities of extreme weather to life, by reimagining how the Design Museum building would adapt and respond to these challenges in augmented reality.
This inaugural Landmarker project, in partnership with Snap, marks the museum’s fifth birthday in its current home in Kensington and reflects our mission to make the impact of design visible and demonstrate its role in addressing contemporary issues.
Mariam Issoufou Kamara's career began in software development before she decided to study architecture, her first love. In 2014, Mariam founded architecture and research practice, atelier masōmī. She believes architects have an important role to play in creating spaces that have the power to elevate, dignify, and provide people with a better quality of life.
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The Story of the Design Museum
The publication charts the history of the Design Museum from the 1980s to the present day – from twenty-five years of groundbreaking exhibitions at its former home in Shad Thames to the future in its spectacular new home in a landmark 1960s architectural icon in Kensington.