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National Building Museum to Present Making Room: Housing for a Changing America

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

New exhibition highlights innovative housing solutions in one-of-a-kind evolving installation WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the National Building Museum announced the opening of Making Room: Housing for a Changing America, an exhibition which runs from November 18, 2017 through September 16, 2018. Organized with the Citizens Housing &...

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Murray Grove interior under construction, London, UK, 2009. Photo: Will Pryce. Courtesy Waugh Thistleton Architects.

Timber City material gets a new life

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

By Zachary Levine, director of Exhibitions & Collections What would you do with 23,000 pounds of wood? If you visited the Museum in the last year, you couldn’t have missed the monumental pylon and beam in the Great Hall. They were part of the Timber...

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Laurie Olin Sites in Washington, D.C.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Founding principal of the Philadelphia-based OLIN studio and esteemed professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Laurie Olin has created award winning, people-centric landscapes in cities around the world, including the grounds of the Washington Monument and the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden in Washington,...

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Interior Design for Your Health

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Panel discusses designing spaces for the well-being of building occupants WHAT On Monday, September 25, the National Building Museum presents a talk titled, “Well-Designed: Demonstrating the Positive Impacts of Interior Design.” Randy W. Fiser, Hon. ASID, CEO, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), David Cordell,...

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