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


National Museum of African American History and Culture

In 2007, Phil Freelon and J. Max Bond Jr. were chosen to complete the planning and pre- design for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. This preceded the museum’s international design competition, which was won by...


Felecia Davis

Trained as both an engineer and as an architect, Felecia Davis is known for her rigorous investigation of Architextiles. Or rather, using digital soft fabrication and computation, Davis studies the intersection of architecture and textile production in the pursuit of...


Day Labor Station

The Day Labor Station is an innovative conceptual design for an adaptable structure which would provide shelter for day laborers waiting for work. The design would also create a community environment by providing a meeting space and classroom for those...


Liz Ogbu

Although trained as an architect, Liz Ogbu often introduces herself as diverging from the normality of her field. This is because Ogbu does not (necessarily) design buildings. Instead, Obgu’s architectural practice is dedicated to the design of opportunities for impact;...


Mabel O. Wilson

Mabel O. Wilson is the founder of Studio &, a firm exploring different facets of art, architecture, and cultural history. She is the Nancy and George E. Rupp Professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, as...