Saturday, August 15 2020
Discover some of the city’s most admired—and despised—Brutalist buildings with award-winning photographer Mark Alan Andre. On this three-hour excursion, Mark describes the what, where, when, and why of architectural photography as you photograph your surroundings. Explore buildings like the J. Edgar Hoover Building (aka the FBI Building), the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the Hirshhorn Museum, and more!
Check out Mark’s work here: markalanandre.com.
Note: Attendees should bring a camera or phone to take photos. Dress comfortably and appropriately for this three-hour tour.
Please note this event has been rescheduled from April 11th.
Presented and organized by: Mark Alan Andre
At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Summarize the history of the style of brutalism in the history of Washington, DC;
- Describe the development of the capital and why brutalism developed such a prominence;
- Summarize the principles and ideals of architectural photography and how it is used today; and
- Identify and describe elements in buildings so as to better understand architecture through the metaphorical and literal lens of the photographers.