National Building Museum welcomes David Adjaye for Spotlight on Design

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Award-winning architect joins Paul Goldberger and Kojo Nnamdi to discuss public and private works

Bellevue Library. Photo by Jeff Sauers.
Bellevue Library. Photo by Jeff Sauers.

Architect Sir David Adjaye and architecture critic Paul Goldberger discuss Adjaye’s career and explore the challenges and opportunities he has experienced working on projects in both the public and private realm. Adjaye’s notable work includes the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Francis Gregory Public Library, and Bellevue Public Library in Washington, D.C.; the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, CO; and the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway.

The conversation is moderated by public radio station WAMU 88.5’s Kojo Nnamdi.

This program is presented in collaboration with Howard University Department of Architecture and Georgetown University Program in Urban and Regional Planning.

National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 2001
Metro: Red Line, Judiciary Square

Thursday, May 18, 6:30-8 pm

$10 for Musuem members, $15 for non-members, free for students. Visit to register.

Press passes available; contact Emma Filar at or 202.272.2448, ext. 3458 to request.

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