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BIG Reveals Updated Vision for Smithsonian Campus Master Plan Scheme

Posted On: Jan 19, 2018   |   Posted By: Arch Daily

BIG Reveals Updated Vision for Smithsonian Campus Master Plan Scheme

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BIG has unveiled an updated vision for the new Campus Master Plan for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington , D.C., after taking into account over 3 years of community input and collaboration with the storied museum and research institution. The revised proposal pays particular attention to the preservation of unique character of the Enid A. Haupt Garden while still addressing the existing and future needs of the Smithsonian at one of the nation's most historically significant sites.
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Founding partner Bjarke Ingels revealed the updated plan to members of the Commission of Fine Arts along with local leaders and residents, sharing in detail how the public feedback had resulted in the evolution of the $2 billion South Mall Campus restoration and revitalization plan. “Since our last proposal, we've been listening very closely to the public. We wanted the general feeling and fondness for the Haupt Garden to remain the same while also increasing its enjoyment and use,...

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