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Frank Gehry refines his Eisenhower Memorial design

A rendering of the Frank Gehry design. (Courtesy Gehry Partners) Architect Frank Gehry made an official presentation this afternoon to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, one of the oversight panels that must approve his designs for a new...

By Philip Kennicott  | January 20, 2011; 3:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Architecture, Philip Kennicott, Urban Design  
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Where is Washington's great public square?

Teens dance in Dupont Circle. D.C.'s circles don't function well as public spaces. (Bill O'Leary/Post)Over his long and distinguished career, architect Robert Gatje worked with two giants of modernism, Marcel Breuer and Richard Meier. But it was into the past,...

By Philip Kennicott  | January 6, 2011; 5:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Architecture, Philip Kennicott, Urban Design  
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AIA|DC releases winning design

(Courtesy: Hickok Cole) By Philip Kennicott The local District chapter of the American Institute of Architects has chosen a design team for its newly leased space on Seventh St. NW, in the bustling Penn Quarter district. The winner is...

By Philip Kennicott  | October 25, 2010; 8:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Architecture, Philip Kennicott  
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Georgetown Library to reopen

By Philip Kennicott Two Washington landmarks were gutted by fire on April 30, 2007. The city pledged to rebuild them both, and in June of last year the first of them, Eastern Market, reopened. On Monday, the Georgetown Library will...

By Philip Kennicott  | October 14, 2010; 10:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Architecture, Philip Kennicott, Reviews  
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Security at the Jefferson Memorial

(Courtesy: The National Park Service/The National Captial Planning Commission) By Philip Kennicott Get ready for more bollards. The National Capital Planning Commission, one of the oversight bodies that deals with planning and design issues in the District, met today...

By Philip Kennicott  | October 7, 2010; 4:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Architecture, Blake Gopnik, Philip Kennicott  
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A new home for architects

The Washington, D.C., chapter of American Institute of Architects will move to 7th Street, NW. (Courtesy of AIA | DC) By Philip Kennicott After years of working out of a small row house in Dupont Circle, the Washington, D.C.,...

By Philip Kennicott  | October 6, 2010; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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