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PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARCHIVES

Housing

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Tuesday January 16 2018, 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:
AIA Seattle

Food

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Tuesday February 20 2018, 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 2018, 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 2018, 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
Learn more about our speakers

GOLD SPONSOR:
RAFN Company

Arts and Culture

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Tuesday May 15 2018, 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

GOLD SPONSOR:
Prime Electric

Parks and Recreation

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Tuesday June 19 2018, 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:
Clayton Beaudoin,  Principal, SiteWorkshop
Michael Shiosaki, Director of Planning and Development, Seattle Parks and Recreation
Linnea Westerlind, Author, Discovering Seattle Parks

Moderator:
Jason Morse, PLA, ASLA | Principal AHBL Inc.

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Diamonds & Gold Tour: The Art Deco Skyscraper Northwest Style Tickets | Fairmont Olympic Hotel Lobby | Seattle, WA | Sat, Nov 23 from 10am - 12pm | Seattle Architecture

Mark your calendar for our Diamonds & Gold Tour: The Art Deco Skyscraper Northwest Style! On this tour, we’ll go back in time to visit lush lobbies and ornate commercial buildings to learn how ... See more

Take a trip back in time to the Roaring 20s. Following the horrors of World War I, architects began fusing modern structural advances with beautiful, lively, organic designs to create the style known ... See more

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2 months ago
031: Obsession

Interesting article from Life of an Architect's perspective of his own personality type. What do you think? Is it true?

Do Architects have obsessive personalities? I tend to think so, and only partially based on my own behavior. I should throw out the caveat that I don’t think you should have to explain why you ... See more

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2 months ago
Seattle’s most significant terra cotta buildings

Are you looking for a self-guided tour of Seattle in the fall? This is a great article to follow if you like terra cotta buildings!

From window bays to walrus heads

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2 months ago
Wittman Estes and NODE use prefab elements to create rentable backyard cottage in Seattle

Check out Wittman Estes, one of the exhibitors at our Symbiosis / 22nd Annual Architectural Model Exhibition featured in this Dezeen article!

American firms Wittman Estes and NODE have created an accessory dwelling unit, or ADU, that is wrapped in charred wood and runs entirely on solar power.

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2 months ago
Landscape architecture is getting a major international prize

"...surprisingly there hasn’t been a major international award recognizing the field of landscape architecture—until now."

The new prize, which comes with a $100,000 award, hopes to raise awareness of the the importance of landscape architecture today.

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3 months ago
Rainier Square skyscraper, set to be second-tallest in Seattle, reaches its full height

At 850 feet tall, it’s set to be the second-highest tower in all of Seattle—and as of last week, it already kind of is.

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3 months 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.

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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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3 months 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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3 months ago
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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3 months ago
Photos from Seattle Architecture Foundation's post

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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