Photographer: Kevin Allen

Maze At The National Building Museum by BIG / Bjarke Ingels Group | Installations ×

Photographer: Kevin Allen

Maze At The National Building Museum by BIG / Bjarke Ingels Group | Installations ×

Photographer: Kevin Allen

Maze At The National Building Museum by BIG / Bjarke Ingels Group | Installations ×

As you travel deeper into a maze, your path typically becomes more convoluted. What if we invert this scenario and create a panopticon that brings clarity and visual understanding upon reaching the heart of the labyrinth? From outside, the maze’s cube-like form hides the final reveal behind its 18 foot tall walls. On the inside the walls slowly descend towards the center which concludes with a grand reveal - a 360 degree understanding from where you came and where you shall go.

Client:

Maze At The National Building Museum

Design team:

BIG
Partners-in-Charge : Bjarke Ingels, Kai-Uwe Bergmann
Project Leader: Chi-Chi Lin
Team: Ziad Shehab, Thea Gasseholm, Annette Miller, Iben Falconer

Project partners:

CoStar Group, Clark Construction Group, DAVIS Construction, Glass Construction, Grunley Construction Company, SIGAL Construction Corporation, GCS, The Home Depot Foundation, ACECO, Robert Silman Associates, Cumming Construction, VJ Associates, Hargrove

Photographer: Kevin Allen

Maze At The National Building Museum by BIG / Bjarke Ingels Group | Installations ×

Photographer: Kevin Allen

Maze At The National Building Museum by BIG / Bjarke Ingels Group | Installations ×

Photographer: Chi-Chi Lin

Maze At The National Building Museum by BIG / Bjarke Ingels Group | Installations ×