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Peace Centre (commissioned in 2020) for the University of Ibadan in Oyo State by a private family as a donation to the university. It fits within the context of the campus and the ancient city, employing the same system of verandas as climate modifiers, as in the architecture of Fry and Drew, and that of the city of Ibadan at large, with its cast concrete balusters of the Afro-Brazilian houses, window hoods that are employed to shield the window openings from thermal load, as devised by Fry and Drew on the campus, and which are also a well-known feature of pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial city buildings of the 1960s up to the early 70s in Ibadan.

The cast concrete vents derived from the Afro-Brazilian baluster designs are also employed in the auditorium’s ceiling space, between the ceiling and the roof, where they act as vents to displace hot air and insulate the passively cooled auditorium from the thermal load.