This year marks the 20th anniversary of the General Services Administration‘s Design Excellence Program. That’s right: Uncle Sam does pay some attention to good architecture, interior design, and landscapes.
Since 2000, the agency has held biennial awards to celebrate the best projects that fall under the program. Check out the winners of this year’s award, including the new regional HQ of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwest District (shown above), located in Seattle and designed by ZGF Architects.
Not exactly what you think of when you hear the phrase “government office.”
Image: Benjamin Benschneider.