Slideshow: Five Federal Buildings Evoke the Classics
April 1, 2020
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has unveiled the first five projects completed under its new Classical Architecture Standards. Developed by GSA in response to an anticipated executive order from President Trump, these guidelines could eventually apply to all new federal buildings as well as major retrofits. Among other features, the standards would require buildings to include exterior columns, hand-carved ornamentation, and crumbling structural elements.