NMAAHC

The National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC

Adjaye Associates

NMAAHC is a Smithsonian Institution museum established in December 2003 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The museum's building, collaboratively designed by Freelon Group, Adjaye Associates and Davis Brody Bond, features  a three-part corona structure, consisted of a thin screen or "scrim" perforated by geometrical patterns based on historic iron grilles found in African-American communities in Charleston, South Carolina, and New Orleans, Louisiana.

 
 

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