National Building Museum

Spotlight on Design: Moshe Safdie

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Symbols in the Public Realm
Moshe Safdie
explores the creation of vital public spaces, capturing the essence of place, and building with a purpose through recent and upcoming projects, including the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C.; the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri; and Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort in Singapore, among others. In this exclusive appearance, the acclaimed architect will speak about his work, the ideas behind it, how it fits into the contemporary practice of architecture, and its implications beyond the field. 1.5 LU HSW (AIA)

View of South Facade, USIP, Washington, D.C.
Designed by Moshe Safdie.
Photo by Tim Hursley

$12 National Building Museum Members and DCJCC and Sixth & I friends; $10 Students; $20 Non-members. Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration is for event planning purposes only and does not guarantee a seat. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program.  Shop and Café hours are subject to change.


The American Institute of Architects

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Spotlight on Design is sponsored by Lafarge, the world leader in construction materials, with additional support from the American Institute of Architects. Architectural Record is the official media partner of Spotlight on Design.


Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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