A New President’s Park South (via The Dirt)

Making high-use parks are nothing new to landscape architects, but making them serviceable and safe is still a challenging and little researched skill, especially here where the paranoia is at its highest..

A New President's Park South Today, the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) announced Rogers Marvel Architects has won a design competition for a new President's Park South, a 52-acre historic site located between the White House grounds and the Washington Monument. Redesigning President’s Park South, which is one of the most-visited landscapes in Washington, D.C., is a challenging brief for a designer. The site, which includes Sherman Park and the Ellipse, a number … Read More

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