National Building Museum

Some Place Like Home

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Childhood-Experience-of-Place.gifHow can design psychology be used to create domestic spaces that support people's positive growth and change? Dr. Toby Israel, author of Some Place Like Home: Using Design Psychology to Create Ideal Places (Design Psychology Press, 2010), introduces this new field, defined as “the practice of architecture, planning, and interior design in which psychology is the principal design tool.” Based on her work with Michael Graves and Margo Grant Walsh, Dr. Israel’s interactive lecture considers the importance of one’s personal relationship to one’s own domestic space. A book signing follows the talk. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition House & Home, which is open to program attendees prior to the lecture.

1.5 LU HSW (AIA) | 0.1 CEU (IDCEC)

$12 Museum & ASID Members | $12 Student | $20 Non-member.


Some Place Like Home is sponsored by the American Society of Interior Designers Foundation.

Prepaid 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.

Photo: Childhood experience of place. Photo by Mitchell Funk.

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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