National Mall Design Competition

The Trust for the National Mall will host the official launch of the National Mall Design Competition at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 8. The National Mall Design Competition will challenge architects and landscape architects to devise creative, sustainable solutions to the National Mall’s restoration needs.

The 36-week competition will solicit ideas on how to redesign three popular National Mall attractions: Union Square, Washington Monument Grounds at Sylvan Theater and Constitution Gardens.  The winning designs, selected by a prestigious Jury, will be announced in May 2012. Information about the contest and how to enter will be available at on September 8 at 11:00.