Gallery: David Adjaye’s African-American Smithsonian Museum Breaks Grou...

It's not every week or even every year that we get a brand new Smithsonian museum, so we're excited to announce that this week the grand daddy of all museums will break ground on the new National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC for short). It's also appropriate that the David Adjaye-designed museum begin construction during February, which is also African American History Month. The new museum will be located just to the northwest of the Washington Monument and it will be a showcase for green building strategies. Adjaye is the lead designer on the project and is assisted by American firms The Freelon Group, Davis Brody Bond, and SmithGroup.

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