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Ghanaian-Scottish Lesley Lokko now first African woman awarded the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Ghanaian-Scottish Lesley Lokko now first African woman awarded the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Lesley Lokko has become the first woman of African descent to win the top award of the Royal Institute of British Architects since it was founded in 1848, according to the BBC. The Ghanaian-Scottish architect, author and educator was named by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) as the 2024 recipient of the prestigious…

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