For Immediate Release: September 15, 2010
Media Contact: Marketing and Communication Department
Spotlight on Design Lecture with Warren Byrd, Jr.
Monday, September 20, 20106:30 to 8:00 pm
For more than 25 years, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architecture has created places that honor the history and context of a site. Founding principal Warren T. Byrd, Jr., FASLA, discusses the firm’s work, including Citygarden in St. Louis and the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. This program is offered as part of AIA|DC’s Architecture Week. 1.5 LU HSW (AIA)/1.5 CES (ASLA)
Spotlight on Design is sponsored by Lafarge, the world leader in building materials, with additional support from the American Institute of Architects.
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(Judiciary Square Metro, Red Line)
$12 Museum, AIA, and ASLA members; $20 Non-members.
Free for students with valid student ID.
Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.
To register visit www.nbm.org or call 202.272.2448.
Complimentary tickets available for press with proper credentials.
Monday, September 20, 2010
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Spotlight on Design Lecture
Tara Miller, email@example.com, 202.272.2448, ext. 3201
Spotlight on Design is an ongoing series featuring architects and designers of distinction from around the world. Spotlight includes a lecture series and documentation of each presentation. Since its inception in 1997, the series has presented many of the world’s premier design voices in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and design, including Pritzker Prize Laureates Tadao Ando, Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, I.M. Pei, and Glenn Murcutt, and other acclaimed designers.
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.