Dezeen Wire: fifteen international design teams are in with a chance of redesigning one of three sites on Washington's National Mall following the announcement of the shortlist for the National Mall Design Competition. 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 sequence of horizontal steel rods resemble a barcode on the glass facade of a house extension in Washington DC. More