PBS “Cool Spaces” Episode featuring Phil Freelon and the Gantt Center – view online

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PBS’s new show, Cool Spaces!, aims to stimulate the public’s curiosity by engaging us in the story behind some of North America’s most interesting public buildings. The series takes a look at public […]

Exhibit: Designing for Community

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One of our long-standing and valued higher education clients, North Carolina Central University, approached us last year about sharing The Freelon Group’s work in a special exhibition to be hosted […]

A special note from Phil: The Next 24

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As a new chapter begins with our partners at Perkins+Will, I want to express my gratitude to you for the incredible support, collaboration and friendship throughout our first 24 years […]

Idea-driven Design


If you look at the body of work that Freelon has generated, it will appear as diverse as the individuals in our studio. There are similarities and occasional material or […]

Public Presentations are online – Future MLK Library Competition


STUDIOS + FREELON presented the team’s design ideas to the public for the future Martin Luther King Jr. Library in DC on February 15th, 2014. The three finalists’ presentations are […]

Collaborating on MLK Jr. Memorial Library Design Competition


For the past month, FREELON + STUDIOS Architecture have been working together on reimagining the Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial Library in Washington DC. Collaboration to us means a true […]

Remaking a clasic: First floor renovations to Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, the Digital Commons

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The intriguing design challenge on this project went beyond the classic dilemma of balancing old and new. The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (MLK Library) was designed by the […]

FREELON and STUDIOS cross-pollinate ideas during the MLK Jr. Library Competition


FREELON in conjunction with STUDIOS Architecture is participating in an invited competition to redesign the Martin Luther King Library in Washington, DC. Opened in 1972, the MLK Library was Mies […]

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Categorical Waivers That Are Now Available

Is your generator installed, tested, and maintained in accordance with 1999 NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems?

The CMS categorical waiver allows organizations to immediately implement the provision without seeking formal approval.  Many of the Life Safety Code issues in the CMS categorical waiver have been the […]

HEALTHCARE SAFETY – The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

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Did you know? Employers with any hazardous chemicals in their workplaces are required to have all their employees orientated in the new GHS by December 1, 2013.  And, by June […]