October Architecture Events in DC

Fall has arrived in DC and it's beautiful! Get out and enjoy it and check out some of these great architecture events in the city.

Tomorrow! Kids Tour and Scavenger Hunt: Lafayette Square

Date: Saturday, October 15th 2016 Time: 10:00am-11:30am
Location: Decatur House

Walking Tour – Foggy Bottom: Washington in Miniature

Date: Saturday, October 15 2016 Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm Location: Foggy Bottom Metro Station entrance

Exhibition: Wood Furniture for Public Spaces: Furniture Designed by Tom Shiner, FAIA

Along with other furniture pieces designed by Tom Shiner, FAIA, the exhibition will feature new benches and a chair crafted from thermally modified ash for the outdoors.

Date: Monday, October 17, 2016 to Saturday, November 19 2016

Location: District Architecture Center

Introduction to Architectural Model Making

Date : Tuesday, November 1 2016   Time:  6:30pm-8:00pmLocation:  District Architecture Center

Learn the tools and techniques of modern model making.

#iseeDC2016 Instagram Photo Contest

Date: Saturday, October 1 2016 to Sunday, November 20 2016

Time: Multi-day event. Location: Instagram

I See DC photo contest is back! Tag your photo with #iseeDC2016 to participate in AIA|DC’s Instagram contest celebrating architecture in Washington. Contest is open October 1, 2016 - November 20, 2016.

Theme:  Architecture everyday. Document how architecture inspires you and your interactions with the world around you. The purpose of the contest is to raise public awareness of the built environment in Washington, DC. Explore how design inspires, creates order, transforms, delights, or creates a sense of place. 

How to enter:

Snap a photo of DC
Post to Instagram with #iseeDC2016
Include a title, location, and date.
Limit of 5 images per entrant

Images posted before October 1st or after November 20th will not be considered.

Private Congressional Cemetery Architectural Tour

by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Washington Mid Atlantic Chapter
Date: October 30, 2016 Time: 2:00 to 4:00 PM Location: Congressional Cemetery

Join historian Jeff Trinca on a tour exploring the more architectural side of Congressional Cemetery

HALLOWEEN NIGHT: Trick or Treating on Embassy Row - Guided Walking Tour by Embassy Events for Young Professionals

Date: Monday, October 31, 2016 Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Location: DuPont Circle Metro - North Exit