Renderings courtesy Snarkitecture.

Snarkitecture presents Fun House at the National Building Museum

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Interactive exhibition features well-known Snarkitecture projects in all-new context WASHINGTON, D.C.—This summer, the National Building Museum presents a new, interactive exhibition designed by Snarkitecture. Titled Fun House, it is the latest in the Museum’s imaginative Summer Block Party series of temporary structures inside its historic...

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Exhibition photo by Yassine El Mansouri

Home Maintenance Solutions

Monday, April 30, 2018

As a lead sponsor of Making Room: Housing for a Changing America, AARP Foundation provides tips for keeping homes safe as we age. According to a survey by AARP, about 90 percent of older adults want to continue living in their homes as they get...

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8 Books to Discover the Manhattan Project’s Secrets

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Nearly 75 years after the end of World War II, Senior Curator Martin Moeller dug through the archives to present a declassified picture of the three cities at the core of the Manhattan Project. While these “secret cities” were behind building the first atomic bomb, officially...

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Museum Collections: Wurts Glass Negatives

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

By Laura Hicken, Assistant Registrar The National Building Museum’s prized photography collections offer a historic record of a number of buildings all over America. For example, our Wurts Brothers Photography Collection consists of nearly 20,000 photographic prints, print negatives, polyester negatives, glass negatives, notes, receipts,...

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