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Youth Architecture Program Takes Walking Tour of Penn Quarter

hands-on-architectureFor Immediate Release:

Washington, DC (September 26, 2012) – Children ages six to thirteen are invited to join architect Mary Katherine Lanzillotta, FAIA on an educational walking tour of the historic Penn Quarter. This is the District Architecture Center's October session in their youth program "Hands on Architecture" and will give young participants the opportunity to learn architectural styles, concepts and vocabulary in an interactive way.

The event will begin with a brief discussion and then participants will take a guided tour through Penn Quarter. The tour will conclude at the District Architecture Center with a light snack and then children will have the opportunity to design their own structures with materials supplied by the DAC. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

"Hands on Architecture: Explore Penn Quarter!" will begin and conclude at the District Architecture Center, located at 421 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004. The event is on October 13th, from 9:30am – 12:00pm. To register for this event, click here. The "Hands on Architecture" series is hosted once a month by the Washington Architectural Foundation.

About the District Architecture Center

The District Architecture Center is home to the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Washington Architectural Foundation, two organizations that advocate for architecture and the built environment, educate both professional architects and the public, and inspire design excellence through workshops, tours, exhibits, lectures, and special events.

Contact:

Chris Denby

Markitecture

703.655.1311

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