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

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:
Ed Weinstein, Architect, Weinstein A+U
Rick Mohler, Professor at University of Washington, Architect at Mohler + Ghillino Architects
Chavi Hohm, Real Estate Agent, Team Diva Real Estate

Moderator:
Sarah Anne Lloyd, Editor, Curbed

PLATINUM SPONSOR:
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GOLD SPONSOR:
AIA Seattle
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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.


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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: Lara Swimmer, Lara Swimmer Photography

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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.


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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.

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