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National Building Museum Online Recent Articles
Bricklayers at the Big Build|
On September 21, 2013, the National Building Museum hosts its annual free festival, the Big Build: A Hands-On Family Festival of Tools, Trucks and Construction. To learn more about the building professionals who present their work at the festival, we talked to Robert Arnold from the International Masonry Institute, the team behind the festival’s extremely popular brick laying display. Bring your family to the Big Build to meet Robert and other building professionals in person.
National Building Museum assistant curator Deborah Sorensen explores the role of Los Angeles' Bunker Hill neighborhood in film noir movies in the 1940s and 50s.
The Charles Goodman Project|
In an effort to document the work and legacy of architect Charles M. Goodman, FAIA (1906-1992), the Washington area’s preeminent mid-century modernist, the National Building Museum conducted a series of interviews with architects and historians who either worked with him or studied his work.
Harnessing Friction on the High Line|
The National Building Museum awards the fifteenth Vincent Scully Prize to Friends of the High Line co-founders, Joshua David and Robert Hammond, for their work in creating one of the most successful urban revitalization projects to date.
Olso Architecture Triennale - Part 5|
Astrup Fearley Museum
Los Angeles Constructs the Future|
Christopher Alexander, assistant curator of architecture and design at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles and co-curator of Overdrive, talked with the National Building Museum about the exhibition Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990.
October 3, 2013
Thom Mayne: Inquiry is Everything|
National Building Museum and Metropolis Magazine Contributor Andrew Caruso recently sat down with AIA Gold Medalist and "bad boy" of architecture Thom Mayne.
September 25, 2013
Oslo Architecture Triennale - Part 4|
September 24, 2013
Oslo Architecture Triennale - Part 3|
September 21, 2013