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National Building Museum Online Recent Articles
Yang Yongliang: Piecing Together the City|
National Building Museum Online contributor Andrew Caruso speaks with Chinese born graphic designer-turned digital artist Yang Yongliang.
January 14, 2013
A Short Break with Paul Goldberger|
National Building Museum Online contributor Andrew Caruso speaks with architecture critic Paul Goldberger, winner of the Museum's Vincent Scully Prize.
November 6, 2012
The National Building Museum recently published "Taliesin Diary: A Year With Frank Lloyd Wright", the first-ever publication of a diary by a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice.
October 4, 2012
Looking Back, Looking Forward: Notes on Detroit|
On September 30, the National Building Museum opens two concurrent exhibitions on photography of Detroit: Detroit Is No Dry Bones: Photographs by Camilo José Vergara and Detroit Disassembled: Photographs by Andrew Moore. Curator Deborah Moore Sorenson reveals the city’s turbulent story of decline and rebirth behind this unprecedented photographic journey.
September 10, 2012
Meet a Log Cabin Builder at the Big Build |
Read the Museum's interview with Craig Jacobs of Salvagewrights, Ltd., the man behind the Big Build’s extremely popular log cabin display.
September 10, 2012
Steven Holl: Not a ‘Signature’ Architect (And Why That’s Good)|
National Building Museum Online contributor Andrew Caruso speaks with AIA Gold Medal-winning architect Steven Holl.
August 22, 2012
Kevin Roche in His Own Words|
Kevin Roche reflects on various projects he completed for Eero Saarinen and Associates in the early 1960s.
June 6, 2012
For a limited time, you can see two large-scale models of Chicago’s famous John Hancock Center at the National Building Museum.
May 31, 2012
Rising from Tragedy: A Conversation with Calatrava, Childs, and Libeskind|
National Building Museum Online contributor Andrew Caruso speaks with three architects about the rebirth of the former World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.
May 29, 2012
The Day I Bought an Easy Bake Oven|
House & Home curator Sarah Leavitt reveals the unorthodox and amusing story behind a wall of household objects that have both shaped and been shaped by American experiences of home.
May 8, 2012