Emeka Nnadi


CEO | Chief Innovation Officer

Emeka is Nadi Group’s founding Principal and CEO. Prior to starting Nadi Group, Emeka practiced architecture, urban design and landscape architecture in Nigeria, the United States, and Canada. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Enugu State University of Technology, Nigeria, and earned a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Manitoba, Canada. Emeka specializes in innovative, large scale mixed-use solutions, and is sensitive to urban development issues, affordable/attainable housing, and the intersect of technology, human habitat, and climate change. Under Emeka’s leadership, Nadi Group has delivered over 1,750 projects across North America, garnishing multiple national and international design awards and publications in the process. Emeka teaches postgraduate design, sits on several volunteer boards, and is an active mentor and thought leader. A TEDx speaker and ‘global citizen’, Emeka provides direction across the firm’s Detroit, Toronto and Winnipeg offices. When not working, he enjoys time with his family, enjoys exercise and the outdoors. He is also an avid tenor saxophone hobbyist.

Articles written by this author:

Nadi Group Land Planning and Development Firm Welcomes Recent Hires to Team
How Much Does It Cost To Start an RV Park?
What Is A Feasibility Study?
RV Park Design Standards
What Is Urban Design?
The Importance Of Design In Manufactured Homes
How To Design An RV Park
RV Parks Vs. RV Campgrounds & RV Resorts
Pennywise Pound Foolish: Land Development Project Optimization With Nadi Group
The transformative power of tactical urbanism in public spaces
Five cool things that happened at the Nadi Group in 2021
How to avoid your development becoming an agent of suburban sprawl
Does your building need a landscape plan?
Three ways a green roof adds value to your property
How to turn your RV park and campground into an absolute hospitality haven
What are landscape plans?
What does public space design for privately owned projects look like?
Adding an outdoor fountain? Talk to a landscape architect!
Why your manufactured home community must prioritize renewable energy
Five Post-Pandemic Trends In RV Park Development You Should Know About
What are the many synergies between architecture and landscape architecture?
What is program development?
What is adaptive reuse?
Five cool things that happened at the Nadi Group in 2019
Winnipeg Design Firm Draws Eyes in New York
Designers' creativity blossoms in Cool Gardens installations at The Forks
Water Bend Park Fountain Timelapse
Nadi Group Culture Video
Bridgwater Centre Animation
Bokeh, a lighting installation for Kildonan Park Duck Pond
Nadi Group Company Profile
What is the value of dog parks in manufactured housing communities?
Climate change and COVID-19: Key takeaways for land-use planning
How to build resilience into your portfolio
Why does landscape architecture add valuable identity to architecture?
Why realized winter cities are essential in a pandemic
Are North American municipalities ready for millennials?
Five reasons dog parks build brighter communities part two
How the camping industry can sustain its growth in a post-pandemic world?
What are the top five focal points for outdoor amenities in landscape architecture?
What are the benefits of investing in landscape plans for developments in a post-COVID world?
What has COVID-19 taught us about resilience in residential housing?
Designing urban neighbourhoods for tiny living
What can we learn from the humble trailer parks?
How to create safe spaces without sacrificing great design
World Town Planning Day: A celebration of female pioneers in planning
Three unexpected effects climate change has on our trees
Skywalks: Why are we afraid to walk outside?
What am I doing about climate change?
Why the green roof needs its moment
Can we ban driving in urban centres?
Why the city bench is the unsung hero of good public spaces
The conundrum of urban density: How to ‘get it right’
Three ways landscape architects can play with water
Land art is more than just a pretty space
Why water is a landscape architect's secret weapon
An ode to my favourite landscape: Hever Castle and Gardens
Attention: Have you gone outside lately?
What does it mean to design for a better world?
That park is garbage (don't worry, it's a good thing)
Is Winnipeg ready to open up Portage and Main?
Kildonan Park Duck Pond, Bokeh: A mini case study
Five reasons dog parks build brighter communities
What is the connection between harmony and augmented reality?
TEDx Talks: “The Transformitive Power of Play”
Is innovative design critical to land development?
Why the answer to globalization is creating complete communities

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