National Building Museum

Smart Growth: The Next Phase of D.C.'s SW Ecodistrict

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Rendering of 10th St SW


The Ecodistrict concept has demonstrated that planning at a district scale, beyond individual sites and buildings, can transform a community’s identity and improve a city’s environment and economy. Diane Sullivan, senior planner, National Capital Planning Commission, and Otto Condon, urban design principal, ZGF Architects LLP, discuss the next phase of implementing the SW Ecodistrict vision focusing on the district-water system and the proposed concept for connecting the National Mall to the waterfront via 10th Street and Banneker Park.

1.0 LU HSW (AIA) / 1.0 CM (AICP) / 1.0 PDH (LA CES)

FREE. Pre-Registration required. Walk in registration based on availability.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration is for event planning purposes only and does not guarantee a seat. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.

Smart Growth is generously supported by the National Association of Realtors, and presented in association with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Additional support is provided by Smart Growth America.

Photo: Rendering of 10th St SW green infrastructure. Image courtesy of National Capital Planning Commission.

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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