A May 30 Washingtonian blog detailed "Tall DC: New Monumentalism," a project by CUA architecture students featured at the American Institute of Architects gallery in Washington, D.C. Lavinia Fici Pasquina , associate professor of architecture and planning, challenged her students to redesign the Washington, D.C., skyline if the Height Act - which restricts how tall buildings in the city can be - didn't exist. The project also was featured on the Bustler website on Aug. 4.

From: Bustler Date: Aug. 4, 2014

The recent "TALL DC: New Monumentalism" exhibition took a critical approach to how outdated urban building standards -- specifically in Washington D.C. -- can affect the built environment and the field of architecture, even as social demands and technology progress.

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