Winners Announced for National Mall Design Competition
The area between the Lincoln Memorial and the U.S. Capitol has seen better days, but architects are vying to improve the nation’s front lawn
- By Megan Gambino
- Smithsonian.com, May 03, 2012
(Courtesy of Gustafson Guthrie Nichol + Davis Brody Bond)
This plan, by design team Gustrafson Guthrie Nichol + Davis Brody Bond, calls for a narrower pool than the existing one. The pool is crisscrossed by paved walking paths and flanked by terraces, sprinkled with trees and benches.