Posts Tagged ‘Bjarke Ingels’

Human Maze Comes to National Building Museum This Summer

Aside from its impressive architecture and design exhibits, the National Building Museum prides itself on its slightly off-kilter activities that entertain visitors throughout the year. For the past two summers, the museum has invited local builders to create unique miniature golf courses for the young (and young at heart) and, last year, welcomed Hill Country's [...]

Arts Roundup: Overblown Toilet Edition

"It's basically a completely overblown toilet," says architect Bjarke Ingels on the Smithsonian Castle. [Post]
DC Advocates for the Arts protest Mayor Vince Gray's proposed arts budget. [DC Advocates for the Arts]
Smithsonian also wants a budget increase, to the tune of $59 million. [AP via WJLA]
Textile Museum hires a new director. [Washington Business Journal]
The Washington Post's [...]

Arts Roundup: Bjarke Ingels Edition

Smithsonian hires innovative architect Bjarke Ingels to redesign its campus [Washington Business Journal]
Smithsonian says even if sequestration slashes $40 million from its budget, museum doors will stay open [WTOP]
After weekend shooting, Police Chief Cathy Lanier shuts down 1920dc and Asefu's—which previously hosted small concerts [Post]
Rosa Parks statue unveiled today [WJLA]
A look inside Bethesda's new jazz/supper club [...]

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