Vol. 83, III
magazine is a benefit of membership in the Alumni Association.
An Architect’s Vision
Phil Freelon ’75 doesn’t just design buildings. He designs buildings that tell stories. His latest? The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Learn about Freelon’s focus and philosophy—and his belief that a building’s design should reflect the community it serves and the story it is telling. [Click here to read.]
One was a student, miles from home. One was in the World Trade Center and survived. One lost her husband when a plane hit the Pentagon. Ten years later, NC State remembers the day that became a set of numbers. And at the Belltower, a special ceremony pays tribute to those who lost their lives and those who defend our country and communities.
In the basement of D.H. Hill Library, workers toil beside stacks of books beaten down by years of wear and tear. In an increasingly high-tech library, the preservation team at D.H. Hill practices the centuries-old art of bookbinding, sewing pages with needle and thread. But this is not about nostalgia: It’s about keeping information alive.