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Adult Programs

Adult Programs


August 23, 2014

This design/build competition features amazing structures made entirely of canned goods by local architecture and construction teams, benefitting the Capital Area Food Bank. This year, teams build off of the theme "play with your food."


Late NightsLate Nights

Enjoy extended Museum hours by visiting our exhibitions, navigating your way through the BIG Maze, and enjoying Hill Country's drinks and barbecue. July 31, August 7, 14, 21, and 28.

Trivia at Glen's Garden Market

August 26, 2014

Are you a green-building guru? Join the National Building Museum at Glen's Garden Market as we host our second-ever night of trivia in Washington, D.C., this time with a sustainable twist.


MAD Architects

Spotlight on Design

September 15, 2014

MAD Architects's Ma Yansong explains how his firm's work in sustainable design and advanced architecture technology achieves harmony between natural and urban conditions to meet the environmental needs of today’s cities.

Interschool Student Design Competition

September 14, 2014

Teams of students from the area’s six collegiate architecture programs participate in a day-long design competition held in the Museum’s Great Hall.


The Dollars and Sense of City Building

Smart Growth

September 30, 2014

Joe Minicozzi, AICP, principal, Urban3, draws from years of research to help visualize the economic productivity of urban growth patterns, show how cities adopt growth, and offer design strategies to ensure long-term financial solvency.


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