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Smithsonian Wins Approval For New Museum Design

A federal arts panel has given final approval for designs and materials to build a bronze color “corona” as the defining element of the Smithsonian’s new black history museum being built on the National Mall.

02/20/2014

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Subaru Wins L.A. Auto Show Design Challenge

The challenge? Sketch the police cruiser of the future.

12/04/2012

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Annapolis Officials Pick Designer For Water Plant

Annapolis officials have selected a Massachusetts company to design a $35 million water treatment plant to replace an 83-year-old facility.

10/19/2012

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Top Md. Interior Designers Featured In Annual BSO Fundraiser

Want design ideas from the experts? The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s design showcase is just for you. The annual fundraiser is up and running in Towson.

05/08/2012

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Rebuilt Mt. Washington Tavern Could Reopen By Halloween

Last Halloween was no treat for a favorite Baltimore landmark. That’s the night the Mt. Washington Tavern burned down.

04/12/2012

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Finalists Emerge To Redesign National Mall Sites

Lakeside gardens, dining rooms hovering over water, grassy new amphitheaters and underground pavilions at the foot of the Washington Monument have emerged as finalists in a design competition to overhaul neglected sites on the National Mall.

04/09/2012

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Eisenhower Memorial Designer Open To Changes

Architect Frank Gehry said he is open to changes to a planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington to address objections from the 34th president’s family that the design doesn’t put enough emphasis on his achievements as president and World War II military leader.

03/20/2012

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Frederick Co. Students Win State Design Contest

Phil Arnold had no plans for spring break, but if he did, he says he’d cancel them. The architecture and engineering design teacher at Frederick County’s Career and Technology Center now plans to spend those early April days in the CTC’s computer-assisted design lab.

03/16/2012

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Artist Spotlight: Jennifer Epstein

The arts community in Baltimore is small and quiet, but nonetheless vibrant, making subtle but worthwhile contributions to the art world. At the center of this is the Maryland Institute College of Art, one of the oldest and top-rated art schools in the country. With top programs in fine arts and graphic design, the school regularly churns out successful artists.

11/14/2011

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Gehry Answers Critics On Eisenhower Memorial Idea

Renowned architect Frank Gehry explained his ambitious design for a future Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial to architecture colleagues Tuesday night.

10/19/2011

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Jury Selected For National Mall Design Competition

A nonprofit group that raises money to improve the National Mall is announcing a jury of architects, preservationists and other experts who will judge the first phase of a design competition to overhaul three sites on “America’s front yard.”

10/19/2011

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Design Competition Seeks To Improve National Mall

The nonprofit Trust for the National Mall is launching a design competition Thursday to seek proposals from architects and designers to overhaul three sites along the mall that have been overused and neglected because of limited funding.

09/08/2011

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