Design Competition for St. Louis Arch Grounds

I’m originally from St. Louis, so I’m glad to see that there is a design competition to redesign the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial – aka, the Arch grounds. They’ve narrowed the competition down to five international teams, who are making formal presentations today. The winner will be announced on September 24th.


Photo by Flickr user jdnxI wonder if they’re going to redesign the elevators leading to the top of the Arch, too. It’s kind of cramped in there![via Midwest Construction via Architectural Record]


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About Matthew Peterworth

I currently work as a Technology Specialist at Henderson Engineers in Kansas City – a Mechanical-Electrical-Plumbing (MEP) design firm. Prior to that I was a Project Manager for Information Technology Services (ITS), the central IT department at the University of Texas at Austin. As of July 2008 I am a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) through BICSI. And as of June 2011 I am a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the great state of Texas. Please follow me on Twitter @mpeterworth.

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