ECD—a consortium composed of Eley Guild Hardy Associates/Architects; Cooke Douglas Farr Lemons, Ltd., Architects and Engineers; and Dale and Associates Architects.
ECD will oversee the design and construction of the two museums and museum complex. ECD is working with the Freelon Group, the firm selected to design the MCRM. In addition to the architectural firms that will be responsible for designing the two buildings, each museum has a design team for the exhibits. Construction of the two museums, parking garage, and museum complex is scheduled to begin in 2013. Site preparation will begin in 2012.