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Adult Programs

BEACH Late Nights

July 8, 2015

Time to swim a few more laps! The BEACH and other NBM exhibitions will remain open to the public from 5pm to 9pm. Enjoy summer music, beach games, tours, and other special activities. Snacks and drinks provided by Union Kitchen will be available for purchase.
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Notch 8

Construction Watch Tours

July 11, 2015

Notch 8, named after the railroad term for “full speed ahead,” will be a 253-unit apartment community with a Giant grocery store and underground parking located at Potomac Yard in Alexandria, Virginia.
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Lighthouses

Architecture 101

July 12, 2015

James Hyland, president and founder of The Lighthouse Preservation Society, presents a stylistic and functional history of lighthouses, which have assisted seafarers as entrance markers for ports and as warning signals for dangerous conditions and underwater geography and which represent a wide variety of styles and designs.
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The Sea Ranch

Architecture 101

July 19, 2015

Donlyn Lyndon, FAIA, Eva Li Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Urban Design and Professor of the Graduate School (Architecture) at UC Berkeley, discusses the unique aspects of the Sea Ranch development in coastal Sonoma County, California.
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Sheltering Lives

July 20, 2015

Over the past ten years, many approaches to designing and building post-disaster shelters have been deployed internationally with mixed success. Panelists explore how architects, humanitarians, and disaster communities are working together to design better-performing and more site-appropriate shelter solutions.
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Spotlight on Design: BIGSpotlight on Design

The Museum's premiere series features architects, designers, and landscape architects of distinction from around the world. Find upcoming programs and a video archive.
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