Landmarker Project

To mark its fifth year in Kensington, the museum partnered with Snapchat to create Adapt, an augmented reality experience that reimagines how our iconic building could adapt to extreme weather conditions.

Adapt: ARchitecture and Climate Change

Architect Mariam Issoufou Kamara has brought the realities of extreme weather to life, by reimagining how the Design Museum building would adapt and respond to these challenges in augmented reality.

This inaugural Landmarker project, in partnership with Snap, marks the museum’s fifth birthday in its current home in Kensington and reflects our mission to make the impact of design visible and demonstrate its role in addressing contemporary issues.

Ready to Adapt?

Visitors can experience the creation outside the museum by using the Snapchat app on their mobile phones.

Before your visit, download the Snapchat App to your mobile and follow Designmuseumldn

About the designer

Mariam Issoufou Kamara's career began in software development before she decided to study architecture, her first love. In 2014, Mariam founded architecture and research practice, atelier masōmī. She believes architects have an important role to play in creating spaces that have the power to elevate, dignify, and provide people with a better quality of life.

About Snap Inc.

Snap Inc. is a camera company which believes that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap Inc. contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. For more information, visit

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