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Saturday, March 06, 2010

Women of Architecture / Toshiko Mori lecture

March is Women's History Month and you are invited to the National Building Museum's annual Women of Architecture program.

Women of Architecture 

March 8, 2010 6:30pm
@  
NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM
401 F Street NW 
Washington, DC 20001
202.272.2448 

Toshiko Mori's lecture is on March 8, 2010 at 6:30 pm.
National Museum of Woman in the Arts members pay $12 instead of the $20 entrance fee.
Prepaid registration is required; walk-in registration based on availability.

Toshiko Mori, FAIA, founder and principal of Toshiko Mori Architect, discusses her work, including the Darwin D. Martin House Visitors Center. The lecture begins with a 15 minute documentary “A Girl is a Fellow Here: 100 Women Architects in the Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright", produced by the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation.
In partnership with the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, the Museum holds an annual lecture program on the topic of Women of Architecture in conjunction with Women’s History Month. The goal of the Women of Architecture Series is to recognize and celebrate the professional and personal accomplishments of women in the field of architecture. Previous lectures, featuring women architects, professors, and architecture school deans have covered questions such as:

  • What is involved in recovering the lost histories of 20th-century architecture?

  • What criteria can architects and historians adopt that will more equitably evaluate architecture?

  • How can women architects create and preserve their own legacies?

  • Women's leadership—does it make a difference in architecture?

  • What are the opportunities and responsibilities that come with positions of power in architectural education?

Sponsor

The Women of Architecture series at the National Building Museum, presented in collaboration with the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation to celebrate Women's History Month.

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