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For Immediate Release: November 21, 2013
Media Contact: Marketing and Communication Department

National Building Museum Honors Lean Construction Institute

11th Turner Prize to be Awarded

SCE Alhambra Data Center. Courtesy LCI.

The National Building Museum and Turner Construction Company present the 11th Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction to Lean Construction Institute.

To mark the occasion, on Wednesday, December 4, 6:30–8pm, LCI co-founder Greg Howell, executive director Dan Heinemeier, and board chair Victor Sanvido give a presentation titled “Faster, Better, Safer: Lean Design and Construction,” demonstrating the benefits of lean construction. Following this original talk, they join a panel of property owners and builders to discuss how lean construction can shape the future of the building industry.

Panelists include:

  • Chris Jahrling, vice president, General Manager Federal Services, Turner Construction Company
  • Bill Seed, vice president, Design and Construction, Universal Health Services
  • Tom Sorley, CEO, Rosendin Electric
  • Jan Tuchman, editor in chief, Engineering News-Record (moderator)

Continuing Education: 1.5 LU (AIA)

The Turner Construction Company established the Turner Prize and an endowment to support it in order to honor Henry C. Turner, who founded the company in 1902. The prize recognizes advances or high achievement in the process of construction—an invention, an innovative methodology, and/or exemplary leadership.

National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(Judiciary Square Metro, Red Line)

$12 Member | Free Student | $20 Non-members. Press passes available.

Wednesday, December 4, 6:30–8 pm

The National Building Museum is America’s leading cultural institution dedicated to advancing the quality of the built environment by educating people about its impact on their lives. Through its exhibitions, educational programs, online content, and publications, the Museum has become a vital forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the world we build for ourselves. Public inquiries: 202.272.2448 or visit www.nbm.org. Connect with us on Twitter: @BuildingMuseum and Facebook.

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