(Scheduled post) The space and light of this building never cease to take my breath away. Architect Moshe Safdie designed the building as a serene space to symbolize peace. The glass wall, which faces the Lincoln Memorial, fills the interior with light. The billowing glass ceiling is opaque and white during the day; at night, it glows. It has always reminded me of the wings of a dove, fitting for the purpose of the Institute: to promote international peace through conflict management, conflict analysis, teaching, and training.