Tuesday, June 04, 2013

New doors for the Library of Congress

In case you haven't noticed, all new doors on the east side of the Library of Congress Adams Building have been installed, with the new west side doors going in sometime in the next month. 

This is the culmination of a project that began 9 years ago where the Washington Glass School was tasked with replacing the doors in this most iconic of DC buildings. 

The project has been ignored by the DC area media (what else is new?) but the doors were fortunate enough to receive a fantastic 4-page spread in American Craft Magazine, discussing a one-in-a-lifetime project that represents not only some of the best of what the DMV art scene has to offer, but also the perfect balance of craft and architecture.

Read the article here.