AIA Alley Art Party

Alley Party to celebrate Pioneer Square and making the city’s Right of Way people-oriented. Music, food, and, displayed on new Alley-Art panels: Joe Iano’s stunning photographs of Pioneer Square and downtown. Date July 7, 5:30-8:30 Location Alley behind 314 First...

MAXIMUM / MINIMUM LI...

A house, I know, is but a temporary abode, but how delightful it is to find one that has harmonious proportions and a pleasant atmosphere…A house, though it may not be in the current fashion or elaborately decorated will appeal to us by its unassuming beauty—a grove of trees with an...

Trollspotting with J...

The first of the 2011-2012 Valle Scholars has arrived in Scandinavia. Yes, I am here in Norway to drive, document, and ponder the 18 scenic highways that are the Nasjonale Turistveger.  However, without immediately being able to buy a car (still waiting on that competition prize money…),...

UW students selected...

Seattle Architecture Foundation’s yearly exhibit hosts over 65 physical models, renderings and digital model imagery from local firms, individuals and students. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Our 2011 exhibit runs June 21 – July 24. 2011 Theme Statement Architectural...

Rose Fellowship Appl...

For all recent graduates, here is a great opportunity to be involved in an incredible program that, if awarded, trains young architects in the field of affordable housing and sustainable communities.  The Rose Fellowship has five locations this year, and I just returned from Yakima and the...

Studio Works : End o...

BEAUX ARTS BALL is B...

Back in the mid 1990′s, the Beaux Arts Ball was still a strong tradition at the Department of Architecture, but in years afterwards it faded away, supplanted in part by new a tradition of Friday “Happy Hours.” But this year various student groups led by the AIAS revived the...

Barry Onouye Named F...

A $1 million gift has established the first endowed chair in the Department of Architecture’s 97-year history. Malcolm Goodfellow, who received bachelor’s degrees in architecture and construction management from the UW in 1987, honored his teacher, Barry Onouye, a senior lecturer in...