Watch now: Tangible Remnants at The Octagon

April 13, 2023

Originally aired in February 2023, this Tangible Remnants episode at The Octagon Museum features a conversation with Sarah Shoenfeld and Derek Musgrove. The focus of the discussion was Sarah and Derek’s work to elevate 20th century Civil Rights sites and Black Power sites within Washington, DC. This is part of The Octagon’s programming series “Revealing … Continue reading Watch now: Tangible Remnants at The Octagon

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Communities by Design program now a part of the Architects Foundation

February 07, 2023

WASHINGTON – The Architects Foundation today announced that the Communities by Design program at The American Institute of Architects will now be housed at the Architects Foundation.  The Communities by Design program brings together architects and other professional disciplines to work alongside the residents, professionals and institutions of host communities on key local issues. Every … Continue reading Communities by Design program now a part of the Architects Foundation

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Fireclay Tile Diversity Advancement Scholarship Fundraiser

February 03, 2023

Fireclay Tile has partnered with the Architects Foundation for a 3rd year to sponsor a Diversity Advancement Scholarship for Black women pursuing architecture. This year, Fireclay is aiming to raise $75,000. Fireclay has committed to donating $25,000, and we invite you to help us reach our goal to support the education of three future architects! Learn … Continue reading Fireclay Tile Diversity Advancement Scholarship Fundraiser

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Rosenwald Schools full lecture now available on Youtube

February 02, 2023

In December 2022, the Octagon Alliance hosted the first of its continuing lecture series.  “Revealing Parallel Histories Hidden in Plain Sight” is a premier lecture series to give visibility to BIPOC voices and stories underrepresented in the national architectural canon, aiming to educate and engage attendees in topics related to Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. … Continue reading Rosenwald Schools full lecture now available on Youtube

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Meet the 2023 Richard Morris Hunt Prize Laureates

January 31, 2023

The Architects Foundation is proud to present the 2023 Richard Morris Hunt Prize Fellow and scholar, selected at the December 2022 jury in Washington, DC at The Octagon. Congratulations to Lurita and Marika! Lurita McIntosh Blank, NCARB, RBEC, APT RP, has received a 6-month travel fellowship to France to study Vertical Timber Framing Practices. Lurita … Continue reading Meet the 2023 Richard Morris Hunt Prize Laureates

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