Book Your Seat and Meet the Speakers for Creative Architects 2019

Creative Architects 2019 has been officially announced by the organisers Chronos Studeos. This will be the 7th edition of the annual gathering and has been themed: ‘Beyond Design – The Future of the Built Environment’.

Creative Architects 2019 seeks to create connections & foster immense growth among stakeholders in the Built Environment Sector in Nigeria. The focus for this year’s event will to open the eyes of design and construction professionals, especially the new generation, to the myriad of opportunities that exist in the Built Environment today.

Per usual, the event, will be a postlude to the 2019 edition to The Competition, the annual design competition for student architects in Nigeria. It will be taking place at Muson Center, Lagos on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 between 8am and 2pm.

The event has been divided into a series of workshops and talks from Nigerian and International Industry Experts. These would cover:

Talks (Agip Recital Hall)

Winning your next Client

Business of Architecture

Making innovation happen

Business of Interior Design

Startup Costs & Opportunities

Workshops (Function Room 1)

Art meets Design

Concept to Construction

Contract Administration

3D Visualization Tips & Tricks

Collaboration Prospects

Architectural Photography

A Career in Architecture

Real Estate Opportunities


08:00AM – Arrivals, Check-in, Networking

09:00AM – Exhibition

09:30AM – Workshops 1

11:00AM – Talks

01:00PM – Workshops 2

02:00PM – Awards & Close


The panel of guest speakers headlining Creative Architects 2019 is an eclectic mix of professionals (including our very own co-founder). Some of them will be appearing for the first time, others have been speakers, sponsors, jurors, partners, at previous events. Partcipants will have the opportunity to meet and interact with the panel during the event.

Igbuan Okaisabor

A seasoned Engineer and frugal Entrepreneur, Igbuan has successfully grown Construction Kaiser Limited from a 5-man company carrying out minor renovation works, we have grown to become a national force in the Nigerian construction industry. He has attended several local and international courses, some of which are from the Lagos Business School and Harvard Business School Boston, MA in the United States of America.

Ade Shokunbi

Ade Shokunbi is a British-trained architect with more than two decades of experience in the built environment both within and outside Nigeria. He worked for a number of Architectural Firms in the UK after which he set up an architectural and interior design firm called CFA Interiors. Arc. Shokunbi moved back to Nigeria in 2006, where he along with Mr. Patrick Koshoni, set up Patrick Waheed Design Consultancy Ltd. (PWDC) in Lagos, Nigeria that same year. 

Dipo Davies

Winner of the 2006 Fate Alumni Model Entrepreneur Award & Founder at Realhouse Communications Limited. He is a lawyer and is the publisher of Castles, a leading Real Estate magazine (launched in 1999). He has built his business by lessons he had to learn himself and by committing to identifying problems and strategizing to keep getting publications to the right audience and consumers.

Tosin Oshinowo

Tosin Oshinowo is an architect, creative entrepreneur, public speaker, author, and award-winning amateur photographer. She is also a member of the Royal Institute of the British Architects (RIBA). She has been lead Architect at cmDesign Atelier (cmD+A) since 2012. cmD+A is an architecture design consultancy practice based in Lagos and is best known from the Maryland Mall, Ilashe beach house and Senchillo beach house. Her interests are in architectural history and socially responsive approaches in architecture design and urbanism. Arc. Oshinowo is also the founder and Chief Executive of Lifestyle furniture line, Ile Ila (House of Lines). She has been featured on ArchDaily, Geneveive and tw magazine, the BBC and quite a few others. 

Hassan Anifowose

Serial Entrepreneur, Architect and PhD Student at Texas A&M University researching BIM and Blockchain Technology. He is Co-Founder at Chronos Studeos, Chronos Stores & PrintMyDrawings.  He has, since founding Chronos Studeos, been an active contributor to the visualization industry in Nigeria on a large scale. His work “SOHO Living for Urban professionals made it to the 2nd stage of the World architecture News (WAN) awards in December 2012.

Jacqueline Aki

Principal Interior Designer at James Cubitt Interiors responsible for the office in Lagos. She has presided over the Space Planning and Interior Design commission for Ericsson and MTN Ghana Head Offices. She joined James Cubitts in 2008 as a Building Technologist and Interior Designer. She became the Managing Director of James Cubitts Interiors in 2013 and is now a Managing Partner.

Tolulope Sanusi

She is Architect & Founder at Ruby’s Polaroid, an Architectural Photography Consultancy Based in Lagos and popular for their great photographs of building interiors and exteriors. She is the winner of The Competition 2016 by Chronos Studeos.

Ushang Achu

A Chartered architect with an in-depth experience in planning, design and construction of diverse architectural projects. She is exceptional in the delivery of her vocation. Ushang is passionate about community and human capital development, hence her continuous voluntary involvement in various social impact initiatives lending her voice, skills and time to foster good causes for humanity.

Michael Temidayo Johnson

Johnson Michael Temidayo is an architect/enterpreneur who is very passionate about design and the built environment. Michael is the co-founder and content curator for, an online architecture and design platform, and also serves as the principal creative for divinity spark, an indigenous creative services company offering brand strategy, design and implementation services.

Oba-Adenuga Adeoluwa

Architect, designer and visualizer. He holds a Master’s degree in Architecture. Adeoluwa is the Art director and lead instructor at Render Like a Pro™.
His passion for the visual arts drove him to study architecture and this eventually led to his Journey into Architectural Visualization.
Adeoluwa loves to learn, teach and share his ideas about art; he is a mentor to several Visualizers across the globe.

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