phil freelon, the freelon group, durham nc

Working in the Public Realm - Recent Museum and Library Projects
M 22 September 2014  |  6:30pm  |  Kresge Theater (map)
William Finglass Lecture

PHILIP G. FREELON is the founder and President of The Freelon Group, Inc. Freelon recently joined forces with global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will; as the Managing and Design Director of the North Carolina practice, he leads offices in RTP and Charlotte and is a member of the Board of Directors. Freelon is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, a LEED Accredited Professional, the 2009 recipient of the AIA Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture, and was appointed in 2011 by President Obama to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts. The team of Freelon Adjaye Bond / SmithGroup is leading the design for the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture currently under construction on the Mall in Washington, DC. Other recent projects include the Harvey B Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture and the Morgan State Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies.