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Washington Channel Bridge

Collections Highlight: Washington Channel Bridge

By Laura Hicken, Assistant Registrar The historic home of the Museum was built between 1882 and 1887 in part to house the headquarters of the United States Pension Bureau in the years after the Civil War. The passage of time and onset of World War I brought many changes to the Pension Bureau, leadin...

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Can You Name 5 Women Architects?

At the 2016 AIA Convention, architects reviewed recent numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 39 percent of aspiring architects are women; 25.3 percent in the profession of architecture are women; 17 percent of principals and partners in AIA firms are women. In the age of embracing divers...

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Extended Territories: Women of Architecture

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the National Building Museum collaborated with the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation to discuss extraordinary women leading the field of architecture. Andrea Leers, FAIA, and Jane Weinzapfel, FAIA, discussed how their work intersects with urbanizat...

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Women of Architecture : An interview with Annabelle Selldorf

In celebration of Women’s History Month in 2011, the National Building Museum hosted the annual Women of Architecture lecture, “Annabelle Selldorf: Architecture and Context.” National Building Museum Online spoke to Annabelle Selldorf about her background, design process, and role as a fe...

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