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Danish Firm BIG Will Build a Massive Maze in the National Building Museum

By: Allen Taylor - Published: • References: nbm.org and dezeen
Danish firm BIG has unveiled its plans for a massive maze to go inside the National Building Museum in Washing DC.

The firm will use Baltic birch plywood to build the huge structure. The maze will have a concave surface that will give people a clear understanding of the paths to get in and out once they're deep into the structure. The designers wanted to "create a maze that brings clarity and visual understanding upon reaching the heart of the labyrinth." At the tallest point, the maze will be 18-feet tall gradually depleting to walls that can easily be seen over.

The structure will be inspired by mazes throughout history, like ancient Greek labyrinths and American corn mazes. The BIG Maze will be open from July 4th until September 4th.