Tuesday, November 11, 2008

the A is not for Anacostia

clearly the first rendering looks way better because I am sure it was more expensive to draw. and while I bet there has been some value engineering, I think the library should look about the same as the designs we have grown to love / accept. I just wish it had a little more warmth to it.

what was:

is now:

it may look like a science labratory of the future, but it will certainly be an improvement over what was there before. I just really hope it doesn't end up looking cheap.

a groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for December 15th, with completion in the Spring of 2010.

new rendering courtesy of the Anacostia Library site

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