A worthy goal, but the design? Meh.

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A worthy goal, but the design? Meh.

1280px-Kennedy_Center_seen_from_the_Potomac_River,_June_2010The Kennedy Center in DC is a magnificent Mid-Century Modern facility. The Steven Holl additions, which broke ground last week, not so much. I’ve never been a fan of Mr. Holl’s work, and although I’m glad that

  1. The new facilities will exist
  2. That they will be under ground.

Adding classrooms, a new outdoor performance facility and gardens from which the original structure can be seen is admirable, but the new spaces are just boring.

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