‘Magic carpet’ glass roof construction halted

Construction of Foster & Partners’ ‘magic carpet’ glass roof, linking two galleries at the Smithsonian museum in Washington, has been halted following the National Capital Planning Commission’s decision to change its design.

Construction of Foster & Partners’ ‘magic carpet’ glass roof, linking two galleries at the Smithsonian museum in Washington, has been halted following the National Capital Planning Commission’s decision to change its design.

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