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National Building Museum Teaches City Planning To Teens

 

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National Building Museum Teaches City Planning To Teens

WHO/WHAT
CityVision Final Presentation: Learn more about District of Columbia Public School students’ vision for their city. Twenty-five students from Browne Education Campus and Takoma Education Campus learned about urban design and explored the city. With volunteers from the D.C. Office of Planning and the D.C. metro area, the students investigated underused areas in Columbia Heights, NoMa, and the Navy Yard. They present their plans for creating denser, more vibrant communities.

CityVision instills in students the idea that they can mold the world around them through good design. As students explore neighborhoods, brainstorm solutions, and accomplish projects together, they learn the importance of teamwork, problem solving, and advocacy skills.

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

Free. Registration not required.
Reception to follow presentations.
 
WHEN
Friday, December 16, 2011
6:30 – 8:30 pm
        
CONTACT  
Stacy Adamson, sadamson@nbm.org, 202.272.2448, ext. 3458
     
SPONSOR
CityVision is supported by American Architectural Foundation; Bloomberg; the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts; The William Randolph Hearst Foundations; and MARPAT Foundation.  Additional support for outreach programs is provided by The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation; Clark Charitable Foundation; The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.; Sunrise Foundation; and The Tower Companies, among others.

The National Building Museum is America’s leading cultural institution dedicated to advancing the quality of the built environment by educating people about its impact on their lives. Through its exhibitions, educational programs, online content, and publications, the Museum has become a vital forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the world we build for ourselves. Public inquiries: 202.272.2448 or visit www.nbm.org.

 

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