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National Building Museum

April 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
An ongoing exhibit at the National Building Museum is designed to make visitors lose sleep over the scope of evictions in the United States, as well as the experience of evictions at the personal level.
Next City
November 18, 2017, 5am PST
The National Building Museum draws attention to the drastic change that has come to the American household. No longer does the nuclear family dominate the housing market, and a new era of housing development must be launched.
National Building Museum
October 28, 2017, 1pm PDT
The critically acclaimed and Pulitzer Prize-winning book Evicted by Mathew Desmond will serve as the inspiration for an "immersive" exhibition at the National Building Museum.
CityLab
May 25, 2016, 1pm PDT
Washington, D.C. has many great museums. One of its least known may be the most interesting to architects, planners, builders, and others. The National Building Museum is all about the built environment.
UrbDeZine
October 6, 2015, 11am PDT
An exhibit at the National Building Museum showcases the work of teens in city planning and design. It's just one recent example of innovative programs to get youth involved in the process of engaging with their communities.
Greater Greater Washington
April 30, 2013, 9am PDT
A new exhibit explores the role that tile masons Rafael Guastavino (father and son) played in embellishing many of America's greatest landmarks of the last century. Grand Central Terminal, Carnegie Hall, and the NY subway all exhibit their work.
NPR
May 31, 2012, 9am PDT
Amanda Kolson Hurley reviews the ambitious exhibit <em>House and Home</em>, on view at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C.
The Architect's Newspaper