Air Force Memorial

Submitted by Marcel Machler

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Client: Air Force Memorial Foundation

Location: Washington, DC, United States

Completion date: 2006

Artwork budget: $180,000

Project Team

Artist

Marcel Machler

Marcel Machler Inc.

Industry Resource

Randy Montgomery

Randy Montgomery Stone Engraving

Architect

James Ingo Freed

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Industry Resource

Centex Construction

Overview

Custom carvings of Memorial ID, AirForce quotations, history, "theaters of operations", Hap Arnolds, Medal of Honors, Missing Man, Dedication Stone, etc.

Goals

"Carved in Stone" as a monumental and eternal application to commemorate the Air Force military branch and its importance for the United States.

Process

Architect James Ingo Freed of Pei Cobb Freed and Partners provided the design and artwork. Centex Construction as the GC was involved in the logistics and planing of the execution.

Additional Information

Time required for all on-site carvings was four months.