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    Client: Smithsonian Institution Type: Architecture/ Programming & Planning Size: 350,000sf Budget: $500 Million Status: Completed 2008 Role: Seni… Read More
    Client: Smithsonian Institution Type: Architecture/ Programming & Planning Size: 350,000sf Budget: $500 Million Status: Completed 2008 Role: Senior Designer/Production Team Leader Office: The Freelon Group In October 2007, the Smithsonian Institution (SI) engaged the Freelon Bond team to provide Pre-design and Programming services for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). Working in association with Lord Cultural Resources, Amaze Design, and other engineering and specialty consultants, the planning team produced this Pre-design and Programming document. Through a dynamic, comprehensive process, the team completed an extensive work plan including the following: Exhibition master plan workshops with the NMAAHC staff; Eight public meetings in cities across the country; Audience research and market analysis to understand the public’s attitudes and perceptions; Collections storage planning and the development of general museum requirements; Collaborative meetings with the Smithsonian Institution and the NMAAHC staff; Extensive analysis of the site, building requirements, and capital costs. Read Less
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