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National Building Museum Plans Green Exhibition

One of the 22 green homes to be featured at the National Building Museum’s new exhibition, the Walla Womba Guest House in Bruny Island, Tasmania, utilizes a raised steel frame to sit lightly on its thickly wooded site and to lift the house, helping to maintain natural drainage patterns.

Photo: Peter Hyatt, courtesy National Building Museum
The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., will open “The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture and Design” on May 20, 2006. The exhibition will feature descriptions of 22 homes from around the world, a full-size green home, and a resource room with building-material information, including a kiosk featuring our

BuildingGreen Suite. Details are online at

Published April 3, 2006

Boehland, J. (2006, April 3). National Building Museum Plans Green Exhibition. Retrieved from

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