National Building Museum

Sukkah City x DC: Welcoming the Stranger

Thursday, September 23, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Nest Room sukkah concept. Rendering courtesy A CLearn how the Jewish holiday of Sukkot was the inspiration of Sukkah City x DC, an outdoor public architecture installation of creative sukkahs: impermanent structures in which to share meals, entertain, sleep, and rejoice. Hear representatives from each participating architecture team - a complete unknown, Esocoff and Ng Architects, hord coplan macht, Knu Design/Cedar Architecture, A. Robert Zweig, Shinberg.Levinas, and SmithGroup - share their creative sukkah designs, and discuss how the temporary structures can inspire a community to grapple with transience, homelessness, and our changing climate. Sukkah City x DC is presented by the National Building Museum, the Capital Jewish Museum, and the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (DCJCC) and on view on the National Building Museum’s West Lawn and at the DCJCC through October 3.

Free. Registration required.
This program is presented live via Zoom webinar. Complete your registration here,
 and automatically be entered into a drawing for museum swag and four complimentary club tickets (parking pass included) for Washington Nationals vs Boston Red Sox on Oct 3.


Image: "Nest Room" Sukkah concept. Rendering courtesy of D.C.-based design firm, a complete unknown. 

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