My father-in-law, Phil Freelon, made his transition today. ALS may have cut his time here short, but we are so grateful for everything he gave as a father, grandfather, architect and humanitarian. He lives on in his buildings and his legacy
“Diversity is a huge problem in our profession. There are only 110,000 licensed architects in the US, compared to 1 million attorneys and 800,000 physicians. Only 2 percent of architects are African-Americans, a lower ratio than with lawyers and doctors.”