Off-Grid Snowboard Cabin is a Perfect Retreat for Powder Hounds on Vancouver Island

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BIG Selected to Develop the Master Plan of the Smithsonian Institute Campus

March 13, 2013 by  
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Danish architect Bjarke Ingels is known for designing modern, unconventional buildings, so it comes as a bit of a surprise to learn that Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been selected to redesign the historic Smithsonian campus in Washington, DC. BIG will lead a design team that will include Surface Design, Traceries and Robert Silman Associates, which will be tasked with re-imagining the world’s largest museum and research complex. BIG won’t be designing any new buildings—at least for the time being—so we don’t expect any mountain-shaped forms to spring up on the National Mall, but the question of how, exactly, BIG will rethink the historic campus is still open. Read the rest of BIG Selected to Develop the Master Plan of the Smithsonian Institute Campus Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: big , bjarke ingels , Bjarke Ingels Group , National Mall , Smithsonian Campus , Smithsonian Castle , smithsonian institute , Smithsonian Institution , Smithsonian master plan , smithsonian museum , The Smithsonian , Washington DC

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