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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
Learn more about our speakers

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
Learn more about our speakers

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

Learn more about our speakers

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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2 months 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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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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2 months 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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2 months 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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3 months 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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3 months ago
Schmitz Preserve Park Walking Tour – Friends of Seattle's Olmsted Parks

Learn about the history of Schmitz Reserve Park

Meet in the parking lot at 5551 SW Admiral Way.

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3 months ago
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The Madrona neighborhood has seen many transitions from beach-side playground to "streetcar suburb". Learn more on our Madrona tour on 8/3.

Tickets: http://bit.ly/2M4QNry
Photos: Evan Chakroff

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3 months ago

Explore some of downtown’s hidden treasures, like public parks, plazas and open spaces on our Hidden Spaces Tour on July 12.

Tickets: http://bit.ly/2lLbU2h

Photo: Alice Hammond

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3 months ago
Future Seattle 2020 - Tallest Building Projects and Proposals in Seattle

Following up on last weekend's content, here's a video showing a rendered snapshot of future Seattle. Note, the alternative design for 701 4th Ave by local firm LMN Architects at the end!

Seattle is undergoing a large residential tower boom, with dozens of skyscrapers being erected over these next several years. Make sure to click on the bell ...

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3 months ago

There's an Upcoming Diamonds & Gold Tour: The Art Deco Skyscraper Northwest Style this Friday. A great chance to train your eye for detail.

TICKETS: http://bit.ly/DGoldTix
photo by: Alice Hammond

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