Miss Nana Biamah-Ofosu


I am a qualified architect, researcher, writer and cofounder of Studio NYALI, an architecture, design and research practice based in London. My research interests include questions on communality, domesticity, identity and geography. I am currently research African compound house as a communal housing typology with a Graham Foundation supported publication titled The Course of Empire: A Compound House Typology, to be published in 2023. As a writer and critic, I have contributed to leading architecture and design journals and publications. I am also a Kingston School of Art alumnus, having gained Part 1 (BA Hons) and Part 2 (M.Arch) qualifications here.

Academic responsibilities



  • Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice Architecture
  • Master of Architecture with Distinction
  • BA (Hons) Architecture

Teaching and learning

Undergraduate courses taught