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Stage II Design Development

Competition Information

Competition Information

Are you wondering how the World War I Memorial Design Competition works?
A quick way is to Click "View" to see this competition poster that explains it all.

Stage II Design Competition Jury Report

A design competition is a far greater enterprise than a mere beauty contest. It provides a platform for the expression of ideas and innovation as well as an opportunity for research and exploration that transcends everyday practice. The goal of a well-conceived and executed design competition process is that everyone involved (participants, jury, sponsor and general public) benefits from interacting with, and participating in, the process.

First paragraph of the Stage II Jury report and recommendation to the US World War One Centennial Commission selecting a design team and concept.

Download the entire report here.

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