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Celebrating Phil Freelon

Community leaders and friends of Phil Freelon (LF ’90) came out in force on April 25 in Durham, North Carolina, to fete the celebrated architect and support research at the Duke University ALS Clinic. You can hear a snippet with Nnenna Freelon’s … read more

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Interview with Phil Freelon

The Washington Post has offered a valentine today: a thoughtful interview with Phil Freelon, architect of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. His response to his challenges? Keep on designing. Read “Architect shapes nation’s view of African … read more

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Alexandra Lange on the New African American Museum

Alexandra Lange explores the new National Museum of African American History and Culture and appraises its physical and symbolic success in rendering a critical missing dimension of the American experience. She finds that “The placement of the NMAAHC, whose exhibits … read more

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Grand Opening: National Museum of African American History and Culture

The buzz in DC last weekend was all about the opening of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, designed by Phil Freelon (LF ‘90, lead architect) and David Adjaye (lead designer).

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Phil Freelon: Design with Dignity

Phil Freelon joined the African American Student Union at the GSD last week for an inspiring talk entitled “Design with Dignity.” Freelon, a Loeb Fellow from 1990, is the founder and director of the Freelon Group as well as managing … read more

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