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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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Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.667.9184

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6 days ago
Capitol Hill Design Crawl - Design in Public

The Capitol Hill Design Crawl will be August 17th, 9am-10pm, and includes a tour, a film screening, several panel discussions, a charette, a book signing and an exhibit.

The Capitol Hill ... See more

The Capitol Hill Neighborhood Design Crawl consists of concentrated events, open studios, exhibits, interactive workshops or participatory design interventions that are meant to activate and ... See more

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1 week ago
At the Powerhouse

Make art with Fremont Arts Council at the Luminata Lantern Workshops! They will have all the materials you need and workshop hosts will be on hand to guide you through the process. August 22 - 25

Drop by the Powerhouse Public Art Studio at 3940 Fremont Ave N. All are welcome to participate in FAC sponsored activities and events. We welcome a diversity of viewpoints, backgrounds & art fo…

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Design in Public

Our friends at Design in Public are gearing up for the biggest event of the year; The 2019 Seattle Design Festival: Balance. Make sure to clear your week, it will be a great time! We'll be hosting ... See more

Design in Public celebrates all the ways that design makes life better for Seattle. We nurture relationships among designers, citizens, city leaders, and future-thinking business innovators.

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2 weeks ago
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Due to popular demand we've opened an additional August date for our Federal Avenue tour. On this tour you’ll see a variety of classic architectural styles from notable architects of the day, ... See more

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2 weeks ago

Heighten your awareness of architectural styles on our High Ambitions tour which focuses on skyscrapers.

Tickets & Dates: http://bit.ly/2dl1EbX

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2 weeks ago

The Seattle Architecture Foundation's Symbiosis / 22nd Annual Architectural Model Exhibition is just around the corner! We hope you'll consider joining us for the Symbiosis Opening Reception and meet ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Downtown Seattle is full of private-public spaces

What's better than a Listicle? Taking a sunny walking tour of some of downtown Seattle's best Hidden Spaces/Public Places! Still time to join us for tomorrow's tour!

TICKETS: https://bit.ly/30VR4j2

Try these spots—including free views at Columbia Center—for secret little coffee breaks.

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3 weeks ago
Landmarks Capital | 4Culture

The good people of 4Culture are offering grants to stewards of Landmark, Historic buildings. A fantastic and worthy feat!

Supporting rehabilitation projects and designated landmarks.

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4 weeks ago
Smith Tower, more than a century old, goes LEED Platinum

One of Seattle’s most iconic landmarks just got a thoroughly modern green-building certification—even though it’s 105 years old.

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1 month ago
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Thanks to Collaborative Companies for hosting an excellent #DesignSoiree last week! Such a treat to hear from Gulassa & Co alumni and gain more of an appreciation of the Art of Craft & ... See more

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