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Spotlight on Design Lecture; Metro Rides With Flair

DISTRICT—Meet the 22 year old DC local, Molly Katchpole, who took down Verizon's $2 convenience fee and helped quash Bank of America's $5 monthly usage fee all from her living room. [Reuters via JaneDough]

F STREET—The National Building Museum's Spotlight on Design lecture will be by Jim Eyre, RIBA on January 12th. Click through for the press release. [CurbedInbox]

METRO—This Sunday is the annual No Pants Metro Ride. If you're into that kind of thing.

Media Advisory from the National Building Museum


For Immediate Release: January 5, 2012
Media Contact: Stacy Adamson, sadamson@nbm.org, 202.272.2448, ext. 3458

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Spotlight on Design Lecture with Jim Eyre, RIBA
National Building Museum Presents Groundbreaking Architect on January 12


WHAT
Spotlight on Design: Jim Eyre, RIBA

Jim Eyre, RIBA, is a founding director of London-based Wilkinson Eyre Architects. The firm won the Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize two years in a row. Some of the firm's best known designs are Gardens by the Bay in Singapore and Guangzhou International Finance Centre. One of Eyre’s designs for the National Building Museum's Great Hall is included in the Museum's Unbuilt Washington exhibition, which will be open for viewing prior to the lecture.

Continuing education credits are available as follows: 1.5 LU HSW-SD (AIA)

WHERE
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(Judiciary Square Metro, Red Line)

$12 Member | FREE Student | $20 Non-member.
Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

WHO
Jim Eyre, RIBA, a founding director of Wilkinson Eyre

WHEN
Thursday, January 12, 2012
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Spotlight on Design Lecture

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