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Hirshhorn Museum Moves into the Next Phase of Design for Inflatable Pavillion

Diller Scofidio + Renfro's Temporary Inflatable Pavilion. Courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Proposed for The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

WASHINGTON, DC.- The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn
Museum and Sculpture Garden received supportive comments from the
Capital Planning Commission for a proposed seasonal inflatable pavilion
to the
museum’s plaza. Architectural firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s design for
structure was reviewed at the concept stage.
The NCPC voted to
executive director Marcel C. Acosta’s recommendation of the project. To
the Hirshhorn Museum has received encouragement to proceed with the
of this project by both the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts and the NCPC.