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Who We Are
The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) serves as the project manager for NVMM; leading the design, construction, exhibit development and fundraising elements. CDDC is a private, non-profit development organization charged with redeveloping Downtown Columbus.
CDDC has engaged the following best-in-class firms to assist in the design and construction of this cultural landmark:
- Allied Works Architecture, based in Portland, Oregon and New York City, has designed an architecturally significant and symbolic building that tells the story of the veteran experience even before visitors walk through NVMM’s front doors. Other Allied Works projects include the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis, the University of Michigan Museum of Art, and the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver.
- OLIN is an award-winning landscape architecture firm based in Philadelphia and Los Angeles. The company’s portfolio includes notable spaces around the world such as the U.S. embassies in London and Berlin, the Gardens at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, Battery Park City and Bryant Park in New York City, and the grounds of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.
- Ralph Appelbaum Associates (RAA) is the world’s largest museum exhibition design firm with five offices worldwide. RAA creates award-winning museum exhibitions, visitor centers, and educational environments that explore natural history, physical sciences, cultural, social, and corporate history, sports, brand heritage, and the fine arts.