Gallery: Diller Scofidio + Renfro Unveil Green Plans for the Future of ...

Rather than fight against nature, DS+R wants to help reclaim it and thereby proposes a constructed wetlands at Union Square with a reflecting pond that can manage storm water runoff.

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  1. kookie May 1, 2012 at 10:33 am

    want the green project designing for the university’s dormitory

  2. hallamce April 11, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    I really wish that when reporting a story such as this, that you give proper recognition to the entire team. Yes, Diller Scofidio + Renfro are the architects, however Walter Hood, of Hood Design is the landscape architect. I do believe he and his office are mostly responsible for the overall composition and design of this finalist submittal for The National Mall competition. Diller Scofidio + Renfro I suspect had influence and were part of the over all design, beyond the buildings, but I can almost guarantee they trusted the expertise and sensitivity of a landscape architect for such an important and historical landscape.
    Similarly Diller Scofidio + Renfro received most of the press and recognition for The High Line project in New York, in which James Corner of Field Operations was the lead, also a landscape architect.
    Just my thoughts…Thanks!

  3. marklynn April 11, 2012 at 7:12 am

    Ack! These images aren’t loading, and as a DC resident, I’m dying to see them.

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