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Whether we’re inspiring potential future architects to develop solutions to social issues or educating the general public on critical community development topics, SAF is fostering a deeper understanding of how design impacts our lives.

More than 6,000 people a year participate in SAF programs, and your gift will help us to:

INSPIRE YOUTH: SAF engages more than 500 youth each year in innovative programs for children, teens and tweens on weekends and in school settings. Model building workshops and other programs go beyond simply creating structures and drawings. SAF provides a historical perspective on architecture and design topics and challenges youth to envision their ideal built environment through use of current technologies and renewable systems and materials.

EDUCATE THE PUBLIC: Through entertaining walking tours that take locals and visitors through Seattle’s downtown core and through our great neighborhoods, SAF covers ground like no other organization in Seattle. In addition, our Design in Depth Series invites the public to engage in panel discussions around topics that pertain to the built environment.

ENGAGE OUR COMMUNITY: For the past 16 years, Seattle’s architecture and design community comes together to exhibit a diverse selection of physical and digital architectural models at our annual model exhibit. In addition to making these models accessible to the general public, SAF offers free programming and social events to engage a variety of audiences in developing a deeper understanding the role that architecture and design plays in shaping our communities.

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Phone: 206.667.9184

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The Images That Could Help Rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral

How an architectural historian with a vision and a Lecia might be Notre Dame's saving grace for reconstruction.

And the young, brilliant professor who made them before he died

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CFAD Play Lab Tickets | Center for Architecture & Design | Seattle, WA | Sat, Apr 20 from 1pm - 4pm | Seattle Architecture

Drop in for CFAD Play Lab at the Center for Architecture & Design on April 20th!

Explore the current AIA Seattle exhibit: Because it Rains and build your own rain space! When it rains, we ... See more

Explore the newest AIA exhibit at the Center for Architecture and Design: Because it Rains, and build your own space! Rain is a big part of living in the Pacific Northwest. When it rains we  ... See more

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Call for entries for our Pop-up Exhibit:
Embrace the Rain: Rain Gardens and Green Infrastructure

Calling all landscape architects! We invite you to display your work though SAF’s first pop-up ... See more

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From Ballard to Mt. Baker, We've got you covered! Learn about the past, present and future of these historical neighborhoods through the lens of architecture! Info: http://bit.ly/MtBaker2019 and ... See more

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What a great day to become a member! You'll save money and provide valuable support to keep our tours, talks and programs for kids going strong! Join here: http://bit.ly/1FhLWb5

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Because it Rains: How Rain Shapes Seattle Tickets | Center for Architecture & Design | Seattle, WA | Tue, Apr 16 from 6pm - 7:30pm | Seattle Architecture

Upcoming Free Talk on April 16

The words “Rain” and “Seattle” are nearly synonymous with each other. For those that live in this city, each individual has experienced the beauty, chaos, and ... See more

The words “Rain” and “Seattle” are nearly synonymous with each other. For those that live in this city, each individual has experienced the beauty, chaos, and monotony that is Seattle’s ... See more

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Beer & Boulders at Momentum Tickets | Momenum Indoor Climbing SODO | Seattle, WA | Fri, May 3 from 4pm - 7pm | Seattle Architecture

Our fist Design Soiree of the season is just around the corner on May 3rd. Design Soiree's are fundraising events that help support SAF.

At this event you’ll get a behind the scenes look at the ... See more

Learn how to boulder and what goes into building a climbing gym at Momentum. Momentum is a new indoor climbing gym in SODO that provides climbing instruction, cardio and yoga classes based in the ... See more

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It’s Alive!: Biomimetic & Living Buildings Tickets | Perkins + Will | Seattle, WA | Sat, Apr 6 from 11am - 3pm | Seattle Architecture

Upcoming Youth Program: It’s Alive!: Biomimetic & Living Buildings
April 6

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Solar panels and rainwater harvesting are great, sure, but they are just the beginning of what architects today are doing to create greener buildings. Students will learn about how designers are ... See more

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16 Women Breaking New Ground in Architecture

Check out the work of 16 women architects who are leading the charge in moving the architecture field forward.

Highlighting a group of international women, from early to late career, who are pushing the architecture field forward.

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The late and the great "queen of curves," Zaha Hadid. https://www.wallpaper.com/tags/zaha-hadid

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