Final National Mall Designs go on display

Final National Mall Designs go on display
Sylvan Theater | OLIN + Weiss/Manfredi

The Trust for the National Mall will exhibit the final design concepts of the  National Mall Design Competition from Monday, April 9 through Sunday, April 15. The concepts will be displayed  for public viewing and comment at the Smithsonian Castle and the National Museum of American History. The concepts, created by the country’s top designers, re-envision three prominent National Mall locations:  Constitution Gardens, Sylvan Theater on the Washington Monument Grounds and Union Square.

Union Square:
Diller Scofidio Renfro & Hood Design
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol & Davis Brody Bond
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners & Workshop: Ken Smith Landscape Architect
Snohetta & AECOM

Sylvan Theater on the Washington Monument Grounds:
Balmori Associates & Work Architecture Company
Diller Scofidio Renfro & Hood Design
Michael Maltzan Architecture & Tom Leader Studio
OLIN & Weiss/Manfredi

Constitution Gardens:
Andropogon & Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architect & Paul Murdoch Architects
OLIN & Weiss/Manfredi
Rogers Marvel Architects & Peter Walker and Partners

The winning designs, to be selected by a Jury of design experts, will be announced in May.

IMAGE CREDIT: OLIN + Weiss/Manfredi

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