News by tag: washington dc

Studio Gang's 'Hive' Unveiled

Headlines18. April 2017
By: John Hill
Images: Studio Gang
Washington, DC's National Building Museum has released renderings of Studio Gang's "Hive" interactive installation that will be on display this summer as part of the museum's annual Summer Block Party series.

The American Dream, Unpacked

Film24. January 2017
By: John Hill
Photos courtesy of Heather Clark
Two short films illustrate artist Heather Clark's three-piece exhibition, Maintenance, now on display at the Hillyer Art Space in Washington, DC.

NMAAHC in Less Than Sixty Seconds

Film19. September 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
The long-awaited National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), designed by David Adjaye, opens to the public in Washington, DC, on Saturday. A timelapse from EarthCam documents the building's construction.

Summer 'Icebergs' in DC

Found 5. July 2016
By: John Hill
ICEBERGS at the National Building Museum, by James Corner Field Operations. (Photo: Timothy Schenck)
Over the weekend the National Building Museum (NBM) in Washington, DC, opened ICEBERGS, an installation designed by James Corner Field Operations for the museum's huge Great Hall.

WWI Memorial Winner Announced

Headlines26. January 2016
By: John Hill
All images courtesy of the US World War One Centennial Commission
"The Weight of Sacrifice," by 25-year-old Chicago architect Joseph Weishaar and New York sculptor Sabin Howard, has been chosen as the winning design in the two-stage competition for a World War I memorial in Washington, DC.
Existing Pershing Park, the proposed memorial site (Photo: Brian Grogan; all images courtesy of World War One Centennial Commission)
The World War One Centennial Commission has announced that five design concepts for the National World War One Memorial at Pershing Park in Washington, DC  have been selected to proceed to Stage II of the design competition.

Going to the Beach in Downtown DC

Found 3. July 2015
By: John Hill
Photo: Deane Madsen, courtesy of Architect Magazine
With beaches a few hours away from Washington, DC, the National Building Museum is bringing one to the city in the form of an "ocean" of nearly one million translucent balls courtesy of Snarkitecture.

The Beach in DC

Found 8. April 2015
By: John Hill
Image: Snarkitecture
Last year, for its Summer Block Party, the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, used its Great Hall for the BIG Maze by Bjarke Ingels Group. This summer they will fill it with "The BEACH," with some help from Snarkitecture.

Exhibition Review: HOT TO COLD

Insight 2. February 2015
By: John Hill
All photos by John Hill/World-Architects, unless noted otherwise
Bjarke Ingels Group has followed up last year's successful BIG Maze at the National Building Museum by ringing the building's atrium with 60 of their projects to take visitors on "an odyssey of architectural adaptation" from hot to cold climates.

HOT TO COLD

Found22. January 2015
By: John Hill
All photos: John Hill/World-Architects
World-Architects got a sneek peek today of Bjarke Ingels Group's HOT TO COLD exhibition, opening Saturday at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.