Photographs of Viadu...

Last week the southern portion of the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle was demolished to make way for the construction of a highway tunnel beneath the city. When that is completed around 2015, then the rest of the viaduct through downtown will also be demolished. Like a lot of other...

Reception: Material ...

The University of Washington Department of Architecture, the Professional Advisory Council and 47 Degrees North presents: Material Evidence 2011 November 4, 2011 6:00 PM Gould Hall 208 University of Washington If form in architecture is considered as a verb as well as a noun, an action as...

The Fremont Troll Gr...

The man whose fertile mind helped give us the famous Fremont Troll now presents — drum roll, please — the Fremont Troll Chia Pet. Steve Badanes, UW professor of architecture, is known for many things. As an architect he is a founding member of the Jersey Devil group of design-builders,...

500 Studio takes on ...

The Autumn 500 studio is a convergence of both three and two year students creating an exciting mixture of new and old faces. This studio, traditionally one that addresses urban planning and design questions, has taken an unconventional turn this year when professors Ann Marie Borys, Peter...

Reinterpreting the C...

Reinterpreting the CMU block has been a recurring challenge proposed by Professor Jim Nicholls within his course Construction Materials and Assemblies. This take on the CMU block, designed and built by Andrew Thies, Chris Garland, and Victor Velarde , works within the 8” x 8’’ x 16”...