Saturday, March 28, 2009

Concept Designs Submitted by Six Architecture Firms for the National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Sunday, March 22, 2009

Smithsonian Exhibits Six Architectural Models in Design Competition for New Museum

Six visions of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture will be on display from 2 p.m. Friday, March 27, through Friday, April 3, in the Smithsonian Institution Building (the Castle). After opening March 27, the exhibition will be on display from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The exhibition features design concepts, photographs and architectural models submitted by the six firms invited to participate in a two-month design competition.

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Saturday, March 21, 2009

Chicago Architects Search For Foundation

In Chicago, a city known for breathtaking architecture, some design firms have had to lay people off and alter their business. With construction of residential and commercial buildings down, architects are looking for different things to do.

NPR Audio Story