A life-size indoor maze by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group is sure to delight its visitors at the National Building Museum in Washington, offering a glimpse into the upcoming BIG exhibition at the museum in early 2015.

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Ingels in the center of his maze

“Inspired by ancient labyrinths, gardens and hedge mazes of 17th-18th-century Europe, and modern American corn mazes, the BIG Maze is located in the National Building Museum’s historic Great Hall.

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From outside, the maze’s cube-like form hides the final reveal behind its 20-foot-tall walls. On the inside, the walls slowly descend towards the center which concludes with a grand reveal—a 360 degree understanding of your path in and how to get out.”

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“‘The concept is simple: as you travel deeper into a maze, your path typically becomes more convoluted. What if we invert this scenario and create a maze that brings clarity and visual understanding upon reaching the heart of the labyrinth” — Bjarke Ingels, Founding Partner, BIG.'”

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