Launch Slideshow

National Mall Design Competition

National Mall Design Competition

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    Constitution Gardens: Andropogon & Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

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    Constitution Gardens: Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architect & Paul Murdoch Architects

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    Constitution Gardens: OLIN & Weiss/Manfredi

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    Constitution Gardens: Rogers Marvel Architects & Peter Walker and Partners

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    Washington Monument Grounds at Sylvan Theater: Balmori Associates & Work Architecture Company

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    Washington Monument Grounds at Sylvan Theater: Diller Scofidio Renfro & Hood Design

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    Washington Monument Grounds at Sylvan Theater: Michael Maltzan Architecture & Tom Leader Studio

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    Washington Monument Grounds at Sylvan Theater: OLIN & Weiss/Manfredi

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    Union Square: Gustafson Guthrie Nichol & Davis Brody Bond

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    Union Square: Gustafson Guthrie Nichol & Davis Brody Bond

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    Union Square: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners & Workshop: Ken Smith Landscape Architect

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    Union Square: Snohetta & AECOM

This week, the Trust for the National Mall is exhibiting the final design concepts by 10 design teams tapped to redesign three sites on the National Mall. The Smithsonian Castle Great Hall and the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., will exhibit the designs for Constitution Gardens, Sylvan Theater on the Washington Monument grounds, and Union Square.

A jury of design experts will pick the final designs in May. Finalist teams for each category submitted five final design concepts, as follows:

Union Square:

Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Hood Design
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol and Davis Brody Bond
Pei Cobb Fried & Partners and Workshop: Ken Smith Landscape Architect
Snøhetta and AECOM

Sylvan Theater on the Washington Monument grounds:

Balmori Associates and WORKac
Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Hood Design
Michael Maltzan Architecture and Tom Leader Studio
OLIN and Weiss/Manfredi Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism    

Constitution Gardens:

Andropogon and Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architect and Paul Murdoch Architects
OLIN and Weiss/Manfredi Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism
Rogers Marvel Architects and PWP Landscape Architecture