FamilyDay@theCenter: Earthquakes vs. Buildings

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April 26, 2014

11am-1pm or 2-4pm.

Center for Architecture

Greenwich Village

All Ages

$20 for a family of four; $5 per each additional guest

Event description: Learn about structures that withstand earthquakes in this hands-on workshop and tour the current exhibition on view, Considering the Quake: Seismic Design on the Edge.

Did you ever wonder how engineers and architects design buildings to survive earthquakes? Join Sissy Nikolaou, an engineer and expert on earthquakes in this hands-on workshop to learn about structures that withstand earthquakes, then build and test your own on a real earthquake shake table!

Address: 536 LaGuardia Place
Greenwich Village, NY 10012
Phone: 212-358-6133

About Center for Architecture

The Center for Architecture is a a public gallery space committed to advancing an understanding of the field and a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting a broader appreciation of the built environment through educational programs and scholarship. Our programs engage young people, families, teachers, and community members in contemporary topics in the built environment. They provide visual tools that inspire participants to think critically about the physical world around them.


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