EXHIBITS

2016 SAF Model Exhibit

Photo: Trevor Dykstra

22nd Annual Model Exhibit


Symbiosis

On Display September 12 – November 23, 2019
At the Center for Architecture and Design


The Seattle Architecture Foundation’s Annual Architectural Model Exhibit brings the work of local architects and designers to the public, forging a deeper understanding of the design process and the built environment of Seattle.

The 22nd Annual Architectural Model Exhibit: Symbiosis encourages local architects to explore the positive products and constructive outcomes of interdependence, and to imagine how the work of architects and designers can incorporate disparate entities together in an impactful whole.

Exhibitors: Berwick Architects | Bevel | Bohlin Cywinski Jackson | CallisonRTKL | Chien-Yi Chu | DLR Group | Goodspeed Architecture | Johnston Architects | Juliette Dubroca | Laura Schaefer | LMN Architects | NBBJ | Nina Mross | Olson Kundig | Perkins&Will | Schemata Workshop | Signal Architecture + Research | Story Architecture | Teleos Models | Thomas Cheney Architects | UNITEDLAB Associates LLC | WC STUDIO Architecture Agency | Weber Thompson | Wittman Estes Architecture + Landscape

Thank you to our 22nd Annual Model Exhibit Platinum Sponsors:

(Recently Past) Discover + Disrupt

Presented by AIA Seattle
On Display June 6 – August 31
At the Center for Architecture and Design


City systems operate similarly to people. Much of the day is concerned with utilitarian, functional, and obvious needs. Budgets are allocated to potholes and traffic alleviation like paying rent and filling a pantry with groceries. The blueprint for the average city is largely shaped more by cost, regiment, and efficiency than whimsy and humanity. When moments of delight do exist, art is often corralled into commercial spaces such as advertisements or limited public art initiatives, unable to infiltrate the rest of city life.

DISCOVER + DISRUPT, is a call to balance in the way art functions in a city. Through the art-forward exploration of their own bodies of work, the artists envision a world where humanity’s desire for beauty, and exploration are met, balancing functional city systems with unexpected moments of whimsy and delight.

Electric Coffin is Seattle-based artist collaboration between Duffy De Armas and Stefan Hofmann. Exploring the intersection of art and commerce, they are fueled by a number of sources both material and ephemeral, these sources encompass knowledge, culture, and the physical remains of industry, mass production, communication, and commerce. They represent the highs and lows of human achievement–the sacred and the profane. They together create the combustible admixture that manifest into large-scale projects, installations, and objects.

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