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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

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.

Speakers:
Cath Brunner, 4Culture
Dustann Jones, Mithun
Philip Nadasdy, Seattle Art Museum

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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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PLATINUM SPONSOR:
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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

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


Learn how creative new design approaches can empower people, improve collaboration, and build community in schools and the workplace. The average person spends nearly a third of their lifetime at work so it’s no surprise that people want to spend that time in places that make them feel good. In this talk we’ll explore how healthier and happier spaces are created by thinking outside of the box and engaging the people who will be using them.

Speakers:
Diana Laurel Caramat, Arts Corps
Sally Knodell, Enviromental WORKS
Bonnie Toland, CallisonRTKL

Moderator:
Caroline Lemay, Bassetti Architects
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GOLD SPONSOR:
RAFN Company

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2018 Seattle Modern Home Tour

Don't miss the 2018 Seattle Modern Home Tour. When you check out with the code SAF2018 you'll get a $5 discount and proceeds will help support SAF!

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Street Critic | Kerry Hall, a palace on the Hill

Street Critic John Feit, discusses a favorite Capitol HIll building; Kerry Hall, a 1921 Spanish Colonial Revival style building, as well as some of his favorite American architects.

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