How Genius Works May 2011

Bonnie Fisher and Boris Dramov

ARCHITECTS



Project: Design the new memorial for Martin Luther King, Jr. on the National Mall.



Special Report: How Genius Works Principals in ROMA Design Group, a San Francisco-based architectural and landscape design firm, Fisher and Dramov are renowned for creating livable urban spaces. In 2000, they won the international design contest to create the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, scheduled to open on the National Mall this August. Here, they describe the project, explaining how their thinking evolved, and walking viewers through the process they use to build powerful and lasting art.


Video Boris Dramov and Bonnie Fisher on the inspiration for their design of the MLK National Memorial.
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