If a foreign architect wins the competition, it would mark the first time in U.S. history that a non-American designs a presidential library.
The international competition for an architect to design the Obama Presidential Center (OPC) kicked off Wednesday when the Barack Obama Foundation issued a request for qualifications to a select group of architects, though others may also apply. The foundation requested that the architects submit credentials, references, a portfolio, and examples of diversity efforts by Sept. 16. Submissions that include design concepts or sketches of the library will be disqualified.
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