Sarah Akigbogun

 Sarah  Akigbogun

Sarah Akigbogun

Studio Aki , Architect & Filmmaker

Sarah Akigbogun is a London-based architect, filmmaker and educator.   She is founding director at Studio Aki, Vice Chair of Women In Architecture, founder of the XXAOC Project, and a newly elected London member on RIBA Council.  In 2017 she directed the film She Draws : She Builds, which collates the voices of 15 female architects.  Sarah’s current film project, for which she has received support from Arts Council England,  tells the stories of Female Architects of Colour.  The film is part of the wider XXAOC research project which is intended as an online resource documenting female architects of colour past and present.  Last year as part of this project Sarah conducted an interview with Dr. Sharon Egretta Sutton, published by Parlour and Architecture Australia.

Trained as an architect and structural engineer, Sarah studied Architectural Engineering at the University of Westminster and completed her Diploma at the Architectural Association (AA).  After graduating Sarah worked at several international practices including Alsop Architects and Foster and Partners. Sarah is currently an Associate Lecturer at Canterbury School of Architecture.

Sarah Akigbogun is a London-based architect, filmmaker and educator.   She is founding director at Studio Aki and Appropri8, Vice Chair of Women In Architecture, founder of the XXAOC Project, and a newly elected London member on RIBA Council.  In 2017 she directed the film She Draws : She Builds, which collates the voices of 15 female architects.  Sarah’s current film project, for which she has received support from Arts Council England,  tells the stories of Female Architects of Colour.  The film is part of the wider XXAOC research project which is intended as an online resource documenting female architects of colour past and present.  Last year as part of this project Sarah conducted an interview with Dr. Sharon Egretta Sutton, published by Parlour and Architecture Australia.

Trained as an architect and structural engineer, Sarah studied Architectural Engineering at the University of Westminster and completed her Diploma at the Architectural Association (AA.  After graduating Sarah worked at several international practices including Alsop Architects and Foster and Partners. She also holds an MA in Acting from Central St Martins and is currently an Associate Lecturer at Canterbury School of Architecture.

Sarah Akigbogun is a London-based architect, filmmaker and educator. She is founder of Studio Aki London and theatre collective Appropri8, which seeks to work with communities to activate disused urban sites. Sarah is currently Vice Chair of Women in Architecture UK and founder of the XXAOC project. In 2017 she directed the film She Draws : She Builds, which collates the voices of 15 female architects.  

Sarah’s current film project, for which she has received support from Arts Council England,  tells the stories of Female Architects of Colour.  The film is part of the wider XXAOC research project which is intended as an online resource documenting female architects of colour past and present.  Last year as part of this project Sarah conducted an interview with Dr. Sharon Egretta Sutton which is was published by Parlour and Architecture Australia.

Trained as an architect and structural engineer, Sarah studied Architectural Engineering at the University of Westminster and completed her Diploma at the Architectural Association (AA).  After graduating Sarah worked at several international practices including Alsop Architects and Foster and Partners. She also holds an MA in Acting from Central St Martins and is currently an Associate Lecturer at Canterbury School of Architecture.

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