National Building Museum

Spotlight on Design: Gensler

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SOD_Gensler_Shanghai-Tower.jpgGensler is a global design firm with 43 offices and 3,500 employees worldwide. Diane Hoskins, FAIA, co-CEO; Mariela Buendia-Corrochano, LEED AP, principal and global design leader; and Theresa Sheils, AIA, LEED AP, principal and studio director, will discuss how working on a global scale and fostering collaboration between people from different backgrounds and areas of expertise sparks creativity and drives innovation. They will show project highlights for: Shanghai Tower; Duke Kunshan University; and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. The program will be moderated by Susan Piedmont-Palladino, professor of architecture at Virginia Tech's Washington Alexandria Architecture Center and curator at the National Building Museum.

1.5 LU (AIA)

$12 Members; FREE Students; $20 Non-members. Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.


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

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.

Photo: Shanghai Tower. Photo courtesy Gensler

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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