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Design in Depth 2018

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Design in Depth is an annual series of engaging panel discussions that delve deeper into architecture and design. DID usually takes place on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the Center for Architecture and Design. There will be a reception before each lecture starting at 5:30.

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 you’ve arrived. Hear from place-makers, architects and other design professionals that have been involved in planning for Seattle’s Growth.

Thank you to our series sponsor:
LMN

For examples of past events please see our Design in Depth Archives

Faith

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Tuesday March 20, 6:00-7:30 PM
Pre-talk reception starts at 5:30
At the Center for Architecture and Design


This talk will bring together stories and insights from the masterminds behind some of Seattle’s most iconic places of worship and explores how designers can innovate within an ancient building typology.

Speakers:
Jake LaBarre, AIA, Miller Hull Partnership LLP
Lara Swimmer, Lara Swimmer Photography
Larry Brouse, St. James Cathedral

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Education and Innovation Spaces

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Tuesday April 17, 6:00-7:30 PM
Pre-talk reception starts at 5:30
At the Center for Architecture and Design


As Seattle’s population increases, school and business accommodations are becoming increasingly creative. This lecture focuses on the impact of design on where we learn and work and explore creative pursuits.


GOLD SPONSOR:
RAFN Company

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Arts and Culture

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Tuesday May 15, 6:00-7:30 PM
Pre-talk reception starts at 5:30
At the Center for Architecture and Design


It may not be a roof over your head or a hearty meal but many argue that art is essential for healthy communities. At this talk movers and shapers of the Seattle arts & cultural community will share their tactics for inspiring change and engaging with the built environment.

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Parks and Recreation

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Tuesday June 19, 6:00-7:30 PM
Pre-talk reception starts at 5:30
At the Center for Architecture and Design


Everyone needs a break now and then and with hundreds of city parks and vast natural spaces there’s no shortage of things to do in Seattle. For both new and longtime residents, this talk offers fresh perspectives on some of Seattle’s hidden gems.

Speakers:
Michael Shiosaki, Director of Planning and Development, Seattle Parks and Recreation
Linnea Westerlind, Author, Discovering Seattle Parks

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Past Events

Housing

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Tuesday January 16, 6:00-7:30 PM
Pre-talk reception starts at 5:30
At the Center for Architecture and Design


This talk addresses the influx of people in Seattle, examines how citizens accommodate their housing needs and explores how the search for maximum efficiency is driving the architecture of the city.

Speakers:
Chavi Hohm, Realtor & Owner, Team Diva Real Estate at Coldwell Banker Bain
Rob Johnson, City Council Member District 4, Seattle City Council
Rick Mohler, Principal, Mohler + Ghillino Architects & Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Washington
Ed Weinstein, Founding Principal, Weinstein A+U

Moderator:
Sarah Anne Lloyd, Editor, Curbed Seattle
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GOLD SPONSOR:
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Food

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Tuesday February 20, 6:00-7:30 PM
Pre-talk reception starts at 5:30
At the Center for Architecture and Design


Food connects people and bridges culture gaps. It’s a catalyst for conversations and innovation. This talk will focus on culinary-inspired spaces that support and celebrate diversity.


Speakers:
Tahmina Martelly, Programs Manager, World Relief Seattle
Veena Prasad, Founder, Project Feast

Moderator:
Catherine Calvert, VIA Architecture
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GOLD SPONSOR:
Hoffman Construction

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Greatest Hits Tour: Chart Toppers and Heart-Stoppers Tickets | Fairmont Olympic Hotel Lobby | Seattle, WA | Sat, Feb 24 from 10am - 12pm | Seattle Architecture

This week take a walk with SAF and visit some of our most iconic buildings downtown as well as lesser known gems on the Greatest Hits Tour

It’s a new riff on the city as we focus on the construction, context, and culture which shaped our skyline, from golden oldies like Kirtland Cutter’s Rainier Club to popular favorites like the ... See more

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DID Hello Seattle! Food Culture

Have you grabbed your ticket yet? Join us tomorrow to hear from amazing women who are doing amazing good with refugees & immigrants in the Greater Seattle area.

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In our second lecture in the 2018 Design in Depth Series we will hear how food is connecting people and bridging culture gaps in the Greater Seattle area. Food culture can be the catalyst for ... See more

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Timeline Photos

Join us this weekend to learn how social & cultural forces have shaped Seattle's skyline. Tomorrow, our Greatest Hits walking tour will visit a variety of buildings ranging from Kirtland Cutter’s ... See more

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Learn more about our speakers for next week's talk on Food.

TAHMINA MARTELLY
Programs Manager, World Relief Seattle

VEENA PRASAD
Executive Director, Project Feast

CATHERINE CALVERT, AIA, LEED
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MoMA to Explore Spomenik Monuments With "Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980"

If you're in New York between July 2018 and January 2019 you should check out "Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948– 1980" at the MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art will explore the architecture of the former Yugoslavia with Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980.

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Lunch + Learn: How to CoBuy a Home with Friends, Family or Your Partner

Housing in Seattle can be really expensive but there is more than one way to become a home owner. Learn how to cobuy a house at this upcoming lunch and learn at Impact Hub Seattle

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Cascade Crossroads- Movie Screening and Panel Discussion

Get your tickets for this 30-minute documentary film chronicling the 15-mile I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project area.

A glimpse into the making of North America's largest wildlife crossing project

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Watch the layers of the new Seattle downtown tunnel fill in Bertha’s pit

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Seattle marks Fremont Bridge centennial with lighting display

The 100 year old Fremont Bridge is going to have a light show installation!

Art installations are also planned for Seattle’s other two historic bridges, Ballard and University, which opened in 1917 and 1919, respectively, but no date has been set.

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Greatest Hits Tour: Chart Toppers and Heart-Stoppers Tickets | Fairmont Olympic Hotel Lobby | Seattle, WA | Sat, Feb 17 from 10am - 12pm | Seattle Architecture

New to Seattle? Our Greatest Hits Tour is a great way to learn about your new city and find out what makes our built environment special.

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