The new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture designed by the Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup association of studios is built on the spot where Martin Luther King made his famous “I have a dream” speech on August 28, 1963. The building plays an important role in recalling a part of American history at a time when racial issues are back in the news once again.
The London Design Museum has announced the winner of the Beazley Design of the Year 2017 award, naming the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., designed by a group of architects led by David Adjaye as Best Design of 2017.
With the Spyscape Museum in New York, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture 2018 and the plans for Ghana’s National Cathedral, architect David Adjaye confirms that he is one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
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