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15 hours ago
Timeline Photos

Currently called the Interurban Building, the former Seattle National Bank Building was designed by Parkinson and Evers in 1890-92, as a result of a competition. Learn more about this historic ... See more

1 day ago
How the Coronavirus Will Reshape Architecture

What kinds of space are we willing to live and work in now?

2 days ago
AIA Seattle

Sharing these racial justice resources from our AIA Seattle partners in the Center for Architecture & Design

We have compiled a racial justice resource page that includes direct action, architecture/design resources, anti-racist education, and personal resources. We invite you to contribute to our ... See more

2 days ago

Happy Friday everyone from your favorite pickle!

3 days ago
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We've opened a handful of deeply discounted Friends & Family Tours. These are private tours purchased by a single individual, for up to 5 attendees. All attendees would be required to wear masks and ... See more

3 days ago
These Lego-like modular houses can grow along with your family

These lego-like houses are seen as one way to address the problem of affordability. Architects are some very innovative people! Check out the article below.

Need to add a third floor? Just pop the roof off and slide one in.

4 days ago
Timeline Photos

Join local author and naturalist David B. Williams on this 1.5 mile virtual walk through Seattle’s central business district to see dozens of carved and molded animals gazing out from Seattle ... See more

5 days ago
Why affordable housing will take 3D-printed structures mainstream

Look at this fascinating article about the use of 3-D printing to build houses!

Construction technology company Icon and housing non-profit New Story have teamed up to create the ‘world’s first 3D-printed neighbourhood’ in Mexico.

6 days ago
USC Architecture and Getty Research Institute Acquire Archive of Paul Revere Williams

Check out this article about the late architect Paul Revere Williams! Williams became the first Black architect to join the American Institute of Architects (1923) and to become a member of its ... See more

The University of Southern California (USC) School of Architecture and the Getty Research Institute (GRI) have together acquired the archive of late Black American architect Paul Revere Williams, who ... See more

1 week ago
Construction as Theatre

"Beautiful sculptures and buildings provide a wonderful experience when finished. Yet arguably, they can be just as fascinating during construction." Check out this event hosted by @ArupGroup ... See more

Beautiful sculptures and buildings provide a wonderful experience. Can they be equally fascinating during construction?

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