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Mercy Magnuson Place breaks ground in Sand Point

These buildings at the former site of the Sand Point Naval Station are being recycled by Mercy Housing Northwest and the city is accepting proposals for the other buildings in Magnuson Park. What ... See more

MHNW broke ground on their latest project last week: 148 new affordable apartments and a community center in one of Magnuson Park’s historic buildings.

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1 day ago
Timeline Photos

The Exchange Building is one of Seattle's outstanding Art Deco skyscrapers, with a magnificent gilded lobby on Second Avenue. Art Deco was a European-influenced modernistic style that became ... See more

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2 days ago
Inside Out: Designing your Passion Tickets | TBD | Seattle, WA | Sat, Jan 13, 2018 from 11am - 3pm | Seattle Architecture

Our next SAF Youth Program is Saturday, January 13th, Inside Out: Designing your Passion, in this workshop, we’ll focus more on the aesthetics of architecture.

Exploring some of the more visually ... See more

In this workshop, we’ll focus more on the aesthetics of architecture. Exploring some of the more visually adventurous buildings, both of the past and recent history, students will create designs ... See more

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2 days ago
The Architect's Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Re-posting this ArchDaily holiday gift guide that I saw on AIA Seattle's page. Perfume that smells like concrete? A solar lamp designed by Olafur Eliasson? Yes please

A list of quirky and unusual present ideas for architects this holiday season—from concrete planters to unisex clothing.

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4 days ago
The hidden ways that architecture affects how you feel

Did you know that the are hidden ways that the architecture around you affects how you feel?

Check out the article below to learn more about how city designers and architects are re-thinking ... See more

As more of us flock to urban living, city designers are re-thinking buildings’ influence on our moods in an era of “neuro-architecture”.

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4 days ago
The Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition

Congrats to the GGLO Jinglers on placing 2nd in the Figlanthropy category at this year's The Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition! Seattle's designers & architects are clearly a multi-talented ... See more

Figgy Facebook has taken a couple of days off to breathe, but we are back with the announcement of the GET FIGGY WITH IT WINNERS!!
1. The Beaconettes - $1,652
2. GGLO Jinglers - $ 641.00
3. LLew ... See more

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5 days ago
How to Filter 2 Million Gallons of Stormwater from the Aurora Bridge

Check out this article about the creative way Weber Thompson and KPFF Consulting Engineers - Seattle are filtering storm water runoff from the Aurora bridge. This project was featured in our 2017 ... See more

A project demonstrates the possibilities when developers are motivated to go above and beyond to address stormwater management.

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6 days ago
Upcoming Events | Futurama Redux – Urban Mobility After Cars & Oil | AIA Seattle

Tonight is the opening of Futurama Redux: Urban mobility after cars and oil, an exhibit at the Center for Architecture & Design presented by AIA Seattle and Smarter Than Car
6:00 - 8:00 PM

Futurama Redux: Urban Mobility After Cars And Oil considers how a transition to postcarbon urban mobility might foster sustainability, resilience, and security while improving quality of life.

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1 week ago
Design in Depth 2018: Hello Seattle Tickets | Center for Architecture & Design | Seattle, WA | Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 6pm - Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 7:30pm | Seattle Architecture

Discounted season passes are now available for our lecture series, Design in Depth: Hello Seattle!

A these 6 lectures you will hear from place-makers, architects and other design professionals that ... See more

Whether you are a newcomer or a lifelong Seattleite, this year's Design in Depth lecture series is focused on solutions for welcoming everyone to our city and providing the tools to navigate once ... See more

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1 week ago
Photos from Seattle Architecture Foundation's post

Thank you to all the volunteers that helped with the Gingerbread Model Building Workshop on Saturday. Special thanks to MG2 for all that fondant! The kids had a blast and built some really tasty ... See more

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