12/16/2009

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., is pondering construction of a temporary balloon "roof" that would protrude through the doughnut-shaped museum's interior courtyard. The 145-foot-tall sculpture, designed by Diller Scofidio and Renfro, and made with resistant vinyl, would cost $5 million. Installation would begin in 2011.

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