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Saturn V to be Projected on Washington Monument

To honor the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum later this month will project the image of a 363-foot Saturn V rocket onto the Washington Monument, while a 17-minute show, “Apollo 50: Go for the Moon” detailing the mission, plays on screens nearby.

Phil Freelon, Architect Who Helped Design Smithsonian’s African American Museum, Dies at 66

He led a consortium of several architectural firms — formally known as the Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup — that won the design competition for the National Museum of African American History and Culture in 2009.

Ware Malcomb Opens New Office in Washington, D.C.

Ware Malcomb Opens New Office in Washington, D.C. (image: portrait of Michael Christensen)

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Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced the opening of a new office in Washington, D.C., bringing the total number of Ware Malcomb offices across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Panama to 24. Founded in 1972, the firm provides planning, architecture, interior design, branding and civil engineering services for commercial real estate and corporate clients.

PixelFLEX Tells the Story of the Internet with Hyperquake

PixelFLEX Tells the Story of the Internet with Hyperquake (video installation)

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When approached by a worldwide technology leader to create the story of the Internet for their Washington D.C. headquarters, experiential design specialists at Hyperquake (Cincinnati, Ohio) worked with the integration firm Whitlock and Nashville-based PixelFLEX™ to install a visual work of art using FLEXUltra LED video with impact-resistant PixelShield.

Signs By Tomorrow at the International Spy Museum

Signs By Tomorrow at the International Spy Museum

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At Signs By Tomorrow (Rockville), “Mission Impossible” is not part of their vocabulary. Two years ago, they were asked to quote on a project that would involve producing, and installing more than 4,000 square feet of vinyl (think the size of a basketball court) seven stories up, for the new International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. The designers behind the project contacted Signs By Tomorrow because they are a 3M-certified installer referred by 3M. Scott Goehrung, VP, personally took on this project from concept to completion.

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