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Press Preview for Making Room: Housing for a Changing America

Thursday, November 9, 2017

WHAT Press Preview for Making Room: Housing for a Changing America WHO Chrysanthe Broikos, Curator, National Building Museum Sarah Watson, Deputy Director, Citizens Housing & Planning Council Lisa Blecker, Director of Marketing, Resource Furniture Pierluigi Colombo, Designer/Art Director, Clei Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President, AARP Foundation...

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Farrand Dumbarton Oaks Terrace CreditKarylEvans

Screening of First Documentary on the “Mother of Landscape Architecture”

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand presented with panel discussion with filmmaker WHAT View the first documentary about the pioneering work of landscape architect Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959), The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand. Join six-time Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and Yale Fellow Karyl Evans as she talks...

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Is D.C. Ready for a 500-Year Storm Event?

Thursday, October 12, 2017

WHAT A panel of experts discuss how Washington, D.C., is planning for the possibility of a 500-year storm, so named for a flood that has a 1-in-500 chance of happening in a single year and seen in Houston following Hurricane Harvey. How would D.C.’s infrastructure...

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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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