Posts tagged architecture

Bridges of Washington by Boat

Donald Beekman Myer, FAIA, GuideSeptember 23, 20173:30PM – 6:00PM Washington’s bridges, monuments, and scenery are best seen from the Potomac. Early wooden bridges were swept away by floods, set alight by steamboat sparks, and ravaged by war. The spectacular, wooden Georgetown Aqueduct carried C & O Canal barges across to Alexandria. One of the earliest […]

Exhibit of Vintage D.C. Postcards feature Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Collections

Exhibit of Vintage D.C. Postcards feature Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Collections

On Monday, July 17, 2017 the American Institute of Architects, DC (AIA|DC) held their reception for Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Washington, D.C. which opened at their District Architecture Center. The exhibit takes visitors on a visual journey through the Washington, D.C. of yesteryear using early-to-mid 20th century postcards. This exploration is comprised of […]

Film and Talk: A Legacy of Mies and King: Modernizing the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Film and Talk: A Legacy of Mies and King: Modernizing the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Film and Talk: A Legacy of Mies and King: Modernizing the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library At the National Building Museum Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM REGISTER See how Francine Houben, creative director of Netherlands-based Mecanoo Architecten, had to consider the significance of a library designed in the […]