Beyer Blinder Belle returns Washington, D.C.’s Carnegie Library to splendor with intensive masonry repair

As the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., is chock full of seats of government, monuments, and civic spaces, all the more monumental when placed at the intersection or terminus of the city’s diagrid of triumphal boulevards, or within one of the many historic parks dating back to the 1791 L’Enfant Plan. Located within Mount Vernon Square, the

Rendering of the Metropolitan Museum of Art window wall

With Eamon Roche in agreement, LPC approves new glass wall for New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

Should New York’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) support a proposal that continues a 40-year-old design approach by an esteemed architect, even though it’s not what environmentally-sensitive architects would propose today? That was the question was raised during the June 2 LPC hearing, as panel members discussed whether to approve a new south-facing glass wall for