News: Bjarke Ingels' firm has unveiled its plans for a "radical reinterpretation" of the Smithsonian Institution campus in Washington DC, creating new entrances and underground extensions (+ slideshow). More »
News: visitors to the National Building Museum in Washington DC can now get lost inside a concave wooden maze installed by Danish architecture firm BIG (+ slideshow). More »
Dezeen Wire: American architect Frank Gehry has said that "people are asking good questions" about his divisive design for a memorial to America's 34th president, Dwight D. Eisenhower.
The proposal features large metal tapestries hung from 80-foot-tall columns and set in a landscaped park. At a presentation to fellow architects at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington on Tuesday evening, Gehry insisted that concerns voiced by the public and Eisenhower's grandchildren about the concept and scale of the project would be taken on board ahead of a planning application on 1 December - The Associated Press
A music recital room resembling a Japanese tea house hangs like a lantern in the garden of a residence northwest of Washington DC. More »
A sequence of horizontal steel rods resemble a barcode on the glass facade of a house extension in Washington DC. More »
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