Frank Gehry Unveils Designs for Eisenhower Memorial in US

29 March 2010 (Last Updated March 29th, 2010 18:30)

Architect Frank Gehry has unveiled the designs of a national memorial for former US President Dwight D Eisenhower in Washington. The memorial will include 13 columns, each measuring 12ft in diameter and 80ft in height. Planks carved with Eisenhower quotes will be part of th

Architect Frank Gehry has unveiled the designs of a national memorial for former US President Dwight D Eisenhower in Washington.

The memorial will include 13 columns, each measuring 12ft in diameter and 80ft in height.

Planks carved with Eisenhower quotes will be part of the design.

The federal government has spent about $29m developing the memorial until now while the memorial will however need $80m in funding to be completed by 2015, according to Associated Press.