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Extended Territories: Women of Architecture

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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 urbanization, globalization, and sustainability. As a...

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Places to Flourish : An Introduction to Generative Space

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

By Tama Duffy Day In 2014, Panelists discussed how to design “places that flourish,” to improve the delivery of health services, increase client/physician engagement, and focus on the physical and social space of wellness. The design of generative space in healthcare facilities is a key factor...

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L.A.: Land of (Unrealized) Possibilities: An Interview with Sam Lubell

Monday, December 23, 2013

Sam Lubell is the West Coast editor of The Architect’s Newspaper. He was previously an editor at Architectural Record, and continues to contribute to that magazine. He has also written several books on architecture, including Paris 2000+, London 2000+, and Julius Shulman Los Angeles: The...

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Noir L.A.: Bunker Hill Lost and Found

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

by Deborah Sorensen The National Building Museum was proud to partner with the American Film Institute (AFI) Silver Theatre and Cultural Center to present two film series in association with the exhibition Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940–1990 (organized by the Getty Research Institute and...

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Los Angeles Constructs the Future

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Museum’s exhibition Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940–1990 traces the city’s transformation into an internationally recognized destination with its own design vocabulary, canonized landmarks, and coveted way of life. Co-organized by the Getty Research Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, the exhibition...

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