Over 500 people from all across the country and around the world participated in the National Ideas Competition for the Washington Monument Grounds. From a field of twenty-four semifinalists, a distinguished jury chose six top ideas. Now it is the public’s turn to choose the top two People’s Choice winners. More information on the finalists and their proposals after the break.
ARCS OF SHADE by Stephen Lederach, Princeton, NJ
FIELD OF STARS by Catherine Peek, Pittsburgh, PA
A GREAT INCLINED PLANE by Julian Hunt, Lucrecia Laudi, Monling Lee and Miguel Angel Maldonado Torres, Washington, DC
MONUMENT OF UNITY by Jacques Prins, Kevin Battarbee, and Egidijus Kasakaitis, Gouda, The Netherlands
THE PEOPLE’S FORUM by Karolina Kawiaka, White River Junction, VT
YOU AND ME by Jinwoo Lim, Seoul, Korea
To participate in the voting process and for more details on the competition’s finalists, visit here.