For this week’s YEOW, we’d like to share with you a recent Greater Greater Washington Post by Neil Flanagan about Fixing the Kennedy Center's Physical Isolation. It's an interesting article that explores elements import to architects, landscape architects, urban designers, and planners. Enjoy!
|Proposal seen from the Roosevelt Bridge. Image by the Kennedy Center/Steven Holl Architects.|
|The two land pavilions frame the Lincoln Memorial, but how do you get there? Image by the Kennedy Center/Steven Holl Architects.|
|Plan of the proposed design, oriented so the top part of the map is east. Image from the Kennedy Center.|
|Model of the main "Glissando" pavilion interior. Image from the Kennedy Center.|
|I-66 interchange dwarfs DC's biggest buildings and cultural centers. Image from Bing with edits by the author.|
|Image of the 2009 Framework Plan by CFA/NCPC.|
|Holl's watercolor suggests a future bridge across the highway. Can't we do better? Image by the Kennedy Center.|