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    The facade of the U.S. Institute of Peace is clad primarily in precast concrete panels, with punched window openings organized in a simple grid.
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    Detail concrete wall-section and elevation drawings for the U.S. Institute of Peace.
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    A predominantly hardscaped plaza occupies the southeastern corner of the building's site.
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    Partway up a vertical surface that measures more than 80 feet (24 meters) tall, a horizontal bow truss braces the glazed southern wall of the Great Hall.
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    Staff office spaces on the third, fourth, and fifth floors overlook the Great Hall from behind square floor-to-ceiling windows.
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    U.S. Institute of Peace second-floor plan drawing.
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    From the intermediate, second-floor level of the Great Hall, a wide stair leads up to the third-floor foyer.
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    U.S. Institute of Peace fifth-floor plan drawing.
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    Looking out from the third-floor bridge in the Great Hall, the National Mall and Lincoln Memorial are visible through the south wall.
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    The eastern end wall of the building's third-floor foyer overlooks 23rd Street.
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