National Building Museum

Architecture 101: Bio-architecture

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Bio-architecture demonstrates the growing influence of nature in Western buildings through the predominance of organic, nature-inspired patterns and shapes. Ruth Connell, AIA explains this unusual philosophy of architecture, exemplified by the work of architects like Antoni Gaudí and Santiago Calatrava.

1.5 LU (AIA)

$12 Member | $10 Student | $20 Non-member.
Special Series Pricing for all three lectures: $30 Member | $25 Student | $50 Non-member.

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Photo: Bridge, Reggio Emilia, Italy, by Santiago Calatrava. Photo by Flickr user Massimo Barbieri.

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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