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Making Room: Housing for a Changing America Student Design Competition

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The American Society of Interior Designers Foundation, HomeAdvisor, and the National Building Museum Challenge Students to Design for 21st Century Lifestyles The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, HomeAdvisor, and the National Building Museum announce the Making Room: Housing for a Changing America Student...

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Pilot district

Community Policing in the Nation’s Capital: The Pilot District Project, 1968-1973

Thursday, February 1, 2018

New exhibition examines short-lived Pilot District Project, 50 years later WASHINGTON, D.C.—On March 31, the National Building Museum and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. present Community Policing in the Nation’s Capital: The Pilot District Project, 1968-1973. Through original documents, maps, posters, and other materials—all...

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Home Today/Home Tomorrow competition showcases universal design solutions

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Jurors discuss competition and need for design-based innovations for aging in place WHAT Learn about new standards in housing design that enable people to stay in their homes through various life stages, as imagined by architects and designers from the Home Today/Home Tomorrow design challenge. Architect...

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