• Hiroshi Sugimoto Designs New Sculpture Garden for the Hirshhorn Museum

    4 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Existing Sculpture Garden. Image Courtesy of Hirshhorn Museum
    The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum sculpture garden will be renovated for the first time since the 1980s by Japanese artist and architect Hiroshi Sugimoto. Currently featuring works by Auguste Rodin, Jimmie Durham, and Yoko Ono, the sculpture garden will be opened up to the National Mall and create space for large-scale contemporary works and performances. The new concept aims to raise visibility for the garden and welcome more visitors to the museum.
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  • New Images of Chicago's Tallest Residential Rental Tower Revealed

    New Images of Chicago's Tallest Residential Rental Tower Revealed

    4 days ago - By Arch Daily

    NEMA Chicago. Image Courtesy of Rafael Viñoly Architects
    Architect Rafael Viñoly has revealed new images for NEMA, a skyscraper set to become the tallest residential rental tower in Chicago. Designed to evoke the structural system of the Willis Tower , the project is sited on the southwestern edge of Grant Park. The 76-story residential tower will create 800 rental units and is designed to be LEED Silver. The new skyscraper will include expansive views of the city's skyline as it frames Lake Michigan and Grant Park.
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