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Field Operations to Design National Building Museum's Next Summer Installation

Field Operations to Design National Building Museum's Next Summer Installation
Field Operations to Design National Building Museum's Next Summer Installation, Tongva Park overlook. Image © Tim Street Porter, courtesy of Field Operations
Tongva Park overlook. Image © Tim Street Porter, courtesy of Field Operations

James Corner Field Operations has been chosen to design the National Building Museum's 2016 Summer Block Party installation. Just like its predecessors, including Snarkitecture's popular BEACH and BIG's massive Labyrinth, the installation will take over the Museum's Great Hall. With the design in its preliminary stages, little has been revealed. However, its mission is to "present innovative, interactive experiences that experiment with new ways of seeing and understanding the built environment."

“We are very excited about this opportunity to once again transform the Great Hall for summer spectacle and pleasure,” said James Corner, adding that “it will be a great challenge to surpass the genius of previous installations, but also an opportunity to explore something new and unexpected.” 

A design will be revealed in the Spring. 

Navy Yards Hammock Grove. Image © Halkin Mason, courtesy of Field Operations
Navy Yards Hammock Grove. Image © Halkin Mason, courtesy of Field Operations
Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Field Operations to Design National Building Museum's Next Summer Installation" 28 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/776177/field-operations-to-design-national-building-museums-next-summer-installation/> ISSN 0719-8884