NOMA DFW Design Lecture: Phil Freelon, FAIA, NOMAC
Presented by DFW NOMA in Collaboration with The Dallas Architecture Forum, DCFA and AIA DALLAS
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
1807 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201
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Thursday, 7:00 pm; Reception and check-in from 6:15 – 6:55 pm
Donation of $10 requested by DFW NOMA from all attendees
Donations will be used for NOMA's project pipeline to train upcoming minority architects
Known for imaginative design and thoughtful collaboration, Phil Freelon practices architecture that engages the community and enhances opportunities for interaction and learning. His design achievements include cultural, civic, and academic buildings produced for some of United States’ most respected institutions. Freelon’s recent and current achievements include serving as lead architect and directing the Freelon Adjaye Bond/Smith Group team for the highly-acclaimed National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall. He is also the design architect for award-winning museum and cultural projects including the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, the Harvey B. Gantt Center in Charlotte, Emancipation Park in Houston, and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore. His library, education, and civic design projects include facilities in Chicago, Atlanta, Washington DC, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, and Durham, North Carolina.
A native of Philadelphia, Freelon is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, a recipient of the AIA North Carolina’s Gold Medal, a President Obama appointee to the United States Commission of Fine Arts, and a recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture. He is a Peer Professional for the U.S. General Services Administration’s Design Excellence Program and has served on numerous design award juries including the National AIA Institute Honor Awards jury and the National Endowment for the Arts Design Stewardship Panel.