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Abdou Ndoye

Senior Project Manager

Abdou joined The Brooklyn Studio in 2010 following his graduation from the Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York.

Over the years, Abdou has had a hand in many of The Brooklyn Studio’s residential projects. He has extensive experience with construction documents and detailing building components.

The Proust Questionnaire

Taking inspiration from a popular nineteenth-century parlor game, we sat down with each member of our team and asked them a few questions about their inspirations and aspirations.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

To not have an idea of perfect happiness.

What is your greatest fear?

I don’t know. I would need to encounter it first.

What talent would you most like to have?

Whatever is required for the next challenge.

What is your favorite color?


What is your favorite virtue?

Depends which time and space.

Which living architect or designer do you most admire?

There are so many. I don’t know where to begin.

Which dead architect or designer do you most admire?

Louis Kahn, among others.

What is the trait that you most appreciate in a building?

It brings awareness of your environment.

What is your favorite type of project to work on?

Something that requires new problems to solve; something new to learn.

Who is your favorite author?

There are so many. I don’t know where to begin.

Who is your favorite artist?

There are so many. I don’t know where to begin.

What is your most treasured possession?

Experiencing life with loved ones.

Where would you like to live?

A place of growth and acknowledgment of the human spirit.

What quality do you most admire in others?

Whatever makes them their true self; not afraid to embrace their true self.

Stranded on a desert island, you have two books in your possession. What are they?

A sketchbook with infinite pages.