You want green? Bull...

Written by Eric Pyne, Seattle Times August 27, 2011 Photographs by John Stamets Workers are digging a hole on Seattle’s Capitol Hill for a new office building unlike any commercial structure the planet’s ever seen before. You want green? There’s never been anything...

Trollspotting, part ...

From the very beginning of this project – back in Seattle, when I was looking at the Tourist Routes Projects and starting to write my proposal for the Valle Scholarship – the idea of traveling the entire coast of Norway was very seductive.  Even after two months of living in...

From 208j : via Phil...

Good morning from Philadelphia– Posts to look out for this week: Monday (today!): Architectural musings by Kathryn Rogers Merlino – and an update from graduate student, Erin Feeney on her houseboat research. Wednesday: “Studio Views” from Jonathan French, Valle scholar...

Musings on Architect...

Like many, I was hooked on traveling the first time I went abroad.   Alone in a new country, my senses were assaulted at every turn by new languages, sights and smells.  It was intoxicating. Henry Miller said that “one’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things,...

This Weekend : Augus...

With only a few weeks of summer left (and warm weather too), this weekend in Seattle is busy with farmers markets, free concerts and the International District’s Night Market on Saturday night. Enjoy! I’m off to Philadelphia and New York for the weekend- look out for a post from...