As expected, the DC Sports and Entertainment Commission
has chosen HOK Sport
(along with Devrouax & Purnell Architects/Planners
of DC) as the architects for the new Nationals baseball stadium
. They promise a design that will "change the paradigm of ballparks" and will be "iconic and truly distinctive to Washington, D.C." There are no designs or drawings as yet. For more details, read articles in the Post
("Architects Promise Visionary Ballpark
") and WashTimes
("Ballpark Will be 'Iconic'
"). Also, on March 29, the DC CFO released a revised cost analysis
for the entire stadium project, pegging it at $581 million (read Post
story for more info).