The National Building Museum will close temporarily from December 2, 2019 to March 2020.

SWA: Resiliency Highlights

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Landscape architecture planning and urban design firm SWA works globally while aiding communities grappling with sea level rise, climate change, population growth, and emerging transportation alternatives. In September’s Spotlight on Design, the firm presents the creative and multi-scale project solutions for Houston’s Buffalo Bayou Park...

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Elizabeth K. Meyer named 19th Laureate of Vincent Scully Prize

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

University of Virginia professor to accept during public program at the National Building Museum WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum will present the 2019 Vincent Scully Prize to Elizabeth K. Meyer, FASLA, the Merrill D. Peterson Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia School...

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A Warm Welcome to the Petite Princess Collection

Friday, August 9, 2019

By Nancy Bateman, Registrar “The fulfillment of every girl’s dream. Here, at last are beautifully detailed, hand crafted furniture and accessories to fill many hours of fanciful play. Collect it – play with it – make room arrangements to capture the fancy of any Petite Princess.” –...

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New Lactation Lounge for Lawn

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

By Zachary Levine, director of exhibitions and collections and Chelsea Thompson, Architect III, Perkins and Will The National Building Museum has partnered with the architecture and design firm Perkins and Will to create a lactation lounge for nursing parents and their families. Our goal is...

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