Emeka Nnadi


Principal | Chief Executive 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:

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
Five cool things that happened at the Nadi Group in 2021
Does your building need a landscape plan?
Three ways a green roof adds value to your property
What does public space design for privately owned projects look like?
Why your manufactured home community must prioritize renewable energy
What are the many synergies between architecture and landscape architecture?
What is adaptive reuse?
Five cool things that happened at the Nadi Group in 2019
Winnipeg Design Firm Draws Eyes in New York
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
Climate change and COVID-19: Key takeaways for land-use planning
Why realized winter cities are essential in a pandemic
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?
What am I doing about climate change?
Why the green roof needs its moment
The conundrum of urban density: How to ‘get it right’
Three ways landscape architects can play with water
Why water is a landscape architect's secret weapon
What does it mean to design for a better world?
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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