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February 1, 2018
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pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please...
February 1, 2018 11:30 AM
February 2, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 12:30 pm | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.


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February 2, 2018 11:30 AM
February 3, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
12:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please note: The...
February 3, 2018 12:30 PM
February 6, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 12:30 pm | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.


...
February 6, 2018 11:30 AM
February 7, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please note: The ...
February 7, 2018 1:30 PM
Ticketed Talk: Supportive Housing Solutions
Discover how innovative housing options can address the needs of vulnerable populations.
February 7, 2018 6:30 PM
February 8, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please note: The ...
February 8, 2018 1:30 PM
February 10, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 10, 2018 1:30 PM
February 11, 2018
Ticketed Asana & Architecture: Yoga in the Great Hall
Join an all-levels yoga class under the colossal, 75-foot-tall Corinthian columns in the Great Hall.
February 11, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 11, 2018 11:00 AM
February 12, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 12, 2018 11:30 AM
February 13, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
Making Room Exhibition Tour
February 13, 2018 10:30 AM
February 14, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 14, 2018 11:30 AM
February 15, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour, House and Home
February 15, 2018 11:00 AM
Ticketed Talk and Book Signing: Suburban Remix
Hear Jason Beske, planner, and David Dixon, planner and urban designer, discuss ways that suburbs can evolve and thrive by investing in the design methods and approaches focused on a more human-scale, feel, and form.
February 15, 2018 12:30 PM
February 16, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 16, 2018 11:30 AM
February 17, 2018
Open Discover Engineering Family Day 2018
Celebrate National Engineers Week by trying out exciting, hands-on engineering experiences and talking with professional engineers of all kinds.
February 17, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 17, 2018 11:30 AM
February 18, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 18, 2018 1:30 PM
February 20, 2018
Open Making Room closed.
The Making Room exhibition will be closed for the room changeover February 2021, 2018.
February 20, 2018 - February 21, 2018
Ticketed The Building Zone is closed for routine maintenance.
The Building Zone is closed for routine maintenance on February 20, 2018.
February 20, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 20, 2018 11:30 PM
February 21, 2018
Open Making Room closed.
The Making Room exhibition will be closed for the room changeover February 2021, 2018.
February 20, 2018 - February 21, 2018
February 22, 2018
Ticketed Film Festival
Architecture and Design Film Festival (ADFF) is the nation's largest film festival devoted to the creative spirit that drives architecture in design.
February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 22, 2018 11:30 AM
Open ADFF: D.C. Opening Night
Join architects, designers, filmmakers, and design enthusiasts at an opening event that features a screening of BIG TIME. Enjoy food and drink, and celebrate the power of architecture and design through film.
February 22, 2018 6:00 PM
February 23, 2018
Ticketed Film Festival
Architecture and Design Film Festival (ADFF) is the nation's largest film festival devoted to the creative spirit that drives architecture in design.
February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 23, 2018 12:30 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Workplace
Workplace is a documentary about the past, present and future of the office. How can we make them better places for people to work and collaborate? What's the next wave of digital tools to connect the office, the city and the planet?
February 23, 2018 6:00 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Eames: The Architect and the Painter
From 1941 to 1978, the husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames brought unique talents to their partnership. He was an architect by training; she was a painter and sculptor. Together they are considered America's most influential designers.
February 23, 2018 6:15 PM
Ticketed Film Program: The Oyler House: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat
The Oyler House: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat tells the story of this house and its stunning desert setting, through interviews with Richard Oyler, actress Kelly Lynch, Neutra's two sons, and well-known LA real estate agent Crosby Doe.
February 23, 2018 6:30 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Columbus
With its naturalistic rhythms, its focus on architecture and empathy for the complexities of families, debut director Kogonada's Columbus unfolds as a gently drifting, deeply absorbing conversation.
February 23, 2018 8:15 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place
Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place explores the life and art of Australia's most famous living architect.
February 23, 2018 8:30 PM
Ticketed Film Program: REM
REM, the documentary by Rem Koolhaas's son, explores the architect's life, working methods, philosophy, and internal landscape, from a never seen perspective of intimacy and immediacy.
February 23, 2018 8:30 PM
February 24, 2018
Ticketed Film Festival
Architecture and Design Film Festival (ADFF) is the nation's largest film festival devoted to the creative spirit that drives architecture in design.
February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
Ticketed Film Program: Building Hope: The Maggie's Centres
This is the fascinating story of Maggie's, a unique cancer charity. In the last year of her life, Maggie spent her time working on an idea for a cancer center which she hoped would change the lives of other cancer sufferers.
February 24, 2018 12:15 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place
Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place explores the life and art of Australia's most famous living architect.
February 24, 2018 12:15 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Getting Frank Gehry
Examine Gehry's challenging work over a period of 40 years. Four key phases of creativity, epitomized by four great buildings--chart the evolution of ideas over a lifetime of controversy.
February 24, 2018 12:30 PM
Ticketed Film Program: The Experimental City
In the 1960s, frustrated by the growing problem of urban pollution, Athelstan Spilhaus, a visionary scientist and futurist comic strip writer, assembled a team of experts to develop a bold experiment: the Minnesota Experimental City (MXC).
February 24, 2018 2:00 PM
Ticketed Film Program: The Oyler House: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat
The Oyler House: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat tells the story of this house and its stunning desert setting, through interviews with Richard Oyler, actress Kelly Lynch, Neutra's two sons, and well-known LA real estate agent Crosby Doe.
February 24, 2018 2:15 PM
Ticketed Film Program: If You Build It
If You Build It follows designer-activists Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, the poorest county in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to transform both their community and their lives.
February 24, 2018 2:30 PM
Ticketed Film Program: The Gamble House
The Gamble House is the incredible story of brothers Charles and Henry Greene who were pushed by their forceful father into a career in architecture only to design and build the most seminal and stunning Arts & Crafts house in America.
February 24, 2018 4:15 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Made in Ilima
The Ilima community partnered with the African Wildlife Foundation and MASS Design Group in 2012 to create a new conservation-focused primary school and community center. This film documents the collective building process.
February 24, 2018 4:45 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Columbus
With its naturalistic rhythms, its focus on architecture and empathy for the complexities of families, debut director Kogonada's Columbus unfolds as a gently drifting, deeply absorbing conversation.
February 24, 2018 5:00 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Integral Man
Toronto's Jim Stewart is the most published mathematician in the world. Stewart spent a decade and a small fortune building the home of his dreams to reflect his two obsessions: curves and music. The completed home, Integral House, provides him with both.
February 24, 2018 6:30 PM
Ticketed Film Program: REM
REM, the documentary by Rem Koolhaas's son, explores the architect's life, working methods, philosophy, and internal landscape, from a never seen perspective of intimacy and immediacy.
February 24, 2018 6:45 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect
Irish-American architect Kevin Roche is an enigma. Roche's philosophy focuses on creating "a community for a modern society" and he has been credited with creating green buildings before they became part of the public consciousness.
February 24, 2018 7:30 PM
February 25, 2018
Ticketed Film Festival
Architecture and Design Film Festival (ADFF) is the nation's largest film festival devoted to the creative spirit that drives architecture in design.
February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
Ticketed Film Program: Dries
For the first time fashion designer Dries Van Noten allows a filmmaker to accompany him in his creative process and rich home life. For an entire year Reiner Holzemer documents the precise steps that Dries takes to conceive of four collections.
February 25, 2018 12:30 PM
Ticketed Film Program: The Gamble House
The Gamble House is the incredible story of brothers Charles and Henry Greene who were pushed by their forceful father into a career in architecture only to design and build the most seminal and stunning Arts & Crafts house in America.
February 25, 2018 12:45 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Integral Man
Toronto's Jim Stewart is the most published mathematician in the world. Stewart spent a decade and a small fortune building the home of his dreams to reflect his two obsessions: curves and music. The completed home, Integral House, provides him with both.
February 25, 2018 1:00 PM
Open Today's Tours
Arches and Trusses Discovery Cart
February 25, 2018 2:00 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Citizen Jane: Battle for the City
The film highlights Jane Jacobs' magisterial 1961 treatise The Death and Life of Great American Cities, in which she single-handedly undercuts her era's orthodox model of city planning, exemplified by the massive Urban Renewal projects of Robert Moses.
February 25, 2018 2:30 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Building Hope: The Maggie's Centres
This is the fascinating story of Maggie's, a unique cancer charity. In the last year of her life, Maggie spent her time working on an idea for a cancer center which she hoped would change the lives of other cancer sufferers.
February 25, 2018 2:45 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Face of the Nation: What Happened to the World's Fair?
An idealistic architect struggles to keep her dream alive as she journeys to discover why America abandoned World's Fairs. For generations of Americans, World's Fairs captured visions of hope for the future as part of their collective memory.
February 25, 2018 2:45 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Getting Frank Gehry
Examine Gehry's challenging work over a period of 40 years. Four key phases of creativity, epitomized by four great buildings--chart the evolution of ideas over a lifetime of controversy.
February 25, 2018 4:30 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect
Irish-American architect Kevin Roche is an enigma. Roche's philosophy focuses on creating "a community for a modern society" and he has been credited with creating green buildings before they became part of the public consciousness.
February 25, 2018 5:00 PM
Ticketed Film Program: Made in Ilima
The Ilima community partnered with the African Wildlife Foundation and MASS Design Group in 2012 to create a new conservation-focused primary school and community center. This film documents the collective building process.
February 25, 2018 5:15 PM
February 26, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 26, 2018 12:30 PM
February 28, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour
February 28, 2018 11:30 AM

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