Happy Hour Architecture

Wineries, breweries, and distilleries appeal to the senses by attracting patrons through storytelling and placemaking. In Happy Hour Architecture, we feature distinctive and award-winning projects—in and around our nation’s capital—whose design ingredients entice drink enthusiasts to raise a glass in style.

Featured Wineries

Featured Breweries

Featured Distilleries


Exhibition Credits
Happy Hour Architecture is organized by AIA|DC for the SIGAL Gallery.

Coordinating Team

Executive Director: Mary Fitch, AICP, Hon. AIA

Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs: Scott Clowney, Assoc. AIA

Proofreading: Katie Spencer

Installation Support: Petra Debelack

Advertising/Publicity: Lily Oberst and Del’arnie Saintal

Supported by 
Sustaining Firm Affiliate Members

Print Production 
BluEdge

Special Thanks

Simon Jacobsen, Bill Young, David Neumann, and Ralph Cunningham; Victoria Wetmore, Torchai Opassatavorn, Adam McGraw, and Rachel Rittler; Kathryn Slattery AIA LEED AP, David Bagnoli, and Colin Brice


Health and Safety Guidelines

Please note the following COVID-19 safety measures:

  • Proof of vaccination is not required
  • Masks are not required
  • Social distancing is encouraged during your visit
  • Stay home if you are sick, suspect exposure to or have COVID-19

By visiting the District Architecture Center, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, acknowledge that such matters are beyond the control of AIA|DC and the Washington Architectural Foundation, and agree to abide by our health and safety guidelines.