Rodney Leon Architects
SAY IT LOUD - A'18
SAY IT LOUD - A'19
SAY IT LOUD - SXSW
SAY IT LOUD(ER) - SXSW
SAY IT LOUD - United Nations
SAY IT LOUD - United Nations World Wide
New York Based Designer
What is your proudest professional accomplishment or achievement ?
My proudest professional accomplishment is the design for the African Burial Ground Memorial in Lower Manhattan. The process involved in competing, designing, presenting managing and constructing the memorial was extremely challenging and complex.
Rodney Leon, founder and principal of Rodney Leon Architects PLLC has been an advocate for a philosophy of Culturally Contextual‚ contemporary design which integrates culture and history into the of making architecture and public space.
Mr. Leon is the designer of the African Burial Ground Memorial in New York City and The Ark of Return‚ United Nations Permanent Memorial to the Victims of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. He is a graduate of Pratt Institute and Yale University.