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Postby dfwcre8tive » 11 Feb 2017 01:24

Have you ever wondered why there are three grooves with windows spanning the height at the back of Dallas City Hall?

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IM Pei designed an (unbuilt) expansion for Dallas City Hall. The building would run parallel to the main building and be connected by bridges at those grooves... using similar materials and scale. The rest of the block would be filled in with a low-rise building surrounding a courtyard.

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Unfortunately the plans for the expansion have gone missing. Read the full story with details: https://www.aiadallas.org/v/columns-det ... s-Back/ol/

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