Architecture

The process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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Stephen Gray

Stephen Gray continually challenges the false choice between either making cities more beautiful or making them more equitable. Whether in his career as a senior urban designer at Sasaki or in his teaching and research at the GSD, Gray’s work...

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Health Science and Research Campus

Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University (PNU) is a world class university campus for 40,000 full-time undergraduate women. At 2,000 acres (800 hectares) and 30 million total square feet, PNU is the largest facility of its kind in the world, symbolizing that...

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Allison Grace Williams

As Principal of her own firm, Allison Grace Williams’s execution of commercial, civic, and corporate projects allows her to lead by example; Williams’s designs seamlessly integrate urban context, history, climate, and cultural demands with her personal and professional design agendas....

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Woven Light

Woven Light is a research project conducted by Felecia Davis at the Stuckeman Center for Design Computing at Penn State University’s College of Arts and Architecture from 2016 to 2018. The project, which aims to develop a prototype tensile structure...

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Museum of the African Diaspora

Located in the heart of the Yerba Buena cultural district of San Francisco, the Museum of the African Diaspora was designed by the Freelon Group and opened in 2005. The museum celebrates the history, art, and culture of people of...

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J. Max Bond Jr.

In addition to the expansive list of buildings James Max Bond Jr. designed in his lifetime, he is also remembered for the commitment, generosity, calmness, and circumspection he brought to activism, public service, teaching, and practice. Born in 1935 in...

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The August Wilson Center

This energetic, urban infill building is a transformative first-voice cultural Center that celebrates the contributions of African Americans to American culture, art, music, and theatre in the region and globally…past, present and future. The two-story, 64,500 GSF facility includes a...

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Calexico West Land Port of Entry

Design Philosophy Calexico explores the unique middle ground between two countries:  It is the transitional space that hosts a blurring of rich cultures, that allows safe, efficient, and dignified passage between two places, and represents a gateway to both places.The...

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Los Angeles

Commenting on his 1913 visit to Los Angeles as a representative of the newly-formed N.A.A.C.P., W.E.B. Du Bois, wrote, “Los Angeles is wonderful… Out here in this matchless Southern California there would seem to be no limit to your opportunities,...

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Phil Freelon

In Memoriam Philip Goodwin Freelon, 1952–2019 On Tuesday July 9th of 2019, the Freelon Family announced: “This morning Philip Goodwin Freelon joined the ancestors.” The renowned architect, designer, husband, and father of three has left an immeasurable mark on the...