Arch100 this Summer

Architecture Hall has been buzzing this summer with activity from the Arch100 Introduction to Architecture studio!  The 19 students in the class have come from a wide variety of disciplines and parts of the country to learn what architecture – and architecture school – is about at the...

This Weekend: July 2...

Things to look out for this weekend, some architecture related, mostly just summer in Seattle related:   Friday, July 27th Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour: Design Details, 10 am-noon BAM ARTSfair, 510 Bellevue Way NE, 9:30 am – 9:30 pm, free Clips of Faith, Handmake Films +...

UW Tower: A Template...

Our existing building infrastructure consumes tremendous energy resources. This creates an opportunity for conservation on an expansive scale if progress can be made toward identifying a replicable technical and economic template for deep-energy renovations. Fundamentally, this is a question...

Tables of Content

“Tables of Content, Art 351, Furniture Design and Making” / First Review This summer, eighteen students from across campus, including architecture and art, are taking a class called, “Tables of Content, Art 351, Furniture Design and Making”, meeting Monday and Wednesday mornings 8:30...

This Weekend: July 2...

Things to look out for this weekend, some architecture related, mostly just summer in Seattle related:   Friday, July 20th Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour: Art & Architecture, 10 am-noon Capitol Hill Block Party, E Pike St between Broadway and 12th Ave, 3 pm Bite of Seattle,...

Inside OKA: Olson Kundig Architects Jul18

Inside OKA: Olson Ku...

In exchange for brilliant design work and long hours in studio laboring over plaster molds, the 3+ year M.Arch candidates were rewarded with summer internships. Okay, maybe it wasn’t so much an exchange as it was a gift…but I like to think that we earned it somehow. All year I was crossing...

Dorte Mandrup Studio

Working closely with Dorte Mandrup during two charrettes last quarter, students in the Mandrup Master Studio developed schemes for a culturehouse located on sites located along Madison Street in Capitol Hill.   Under the direction of Dorte Mandrup and Peter Cohan, the studio focused on...

This Weekend: July 1...

Things to look out for this weekend, some architecture related, mostly just summer in Seattle related:   Friday, July 13th Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour:  Art & Architecture, 10 am-noon West Seattle Summer Fest, West Seattle, 10 am – 8 pm, free Allez Alley! Le Tour...

TONIGHT: GET OUT! Su...

Tonight head to the Olympic Sculpture Park for the opening evening of GET OUT! Summer at SAM! Eduardo Mendonça’s Show Brazil! and the VamoLá Drum & Dance Ensemble bring the celebratory spirit of Brazilian carnival to Seattle. Enjoy the performance as you take in São Paulo–based...

Waterfront Into Focu...

Don’t forget to RSVP to the upcoming Waterfront Seattle event on Thursday, July 12th! RSVP @ july12@waterfrontseattle.org Come see the conceptual design and learn about plans to make the vision a reality.  James Corner of Field Operations will be speaking at the event. And you...

StudioWorks

StudioWorks: Architecture Department Year End Show Last month to celebrate another great year of school and student work, the University of Washington Department of Architecture hosted its annual year-end show, StudioWorks, in Gould Court.  The show featured work from the graduate and...

Neighborhood Design/...

Neighborhood Design/Build Studio Dedication at UW Farm: 2012 I always tell the students that the afternoon weather is typically clear during spring quarter for the design/build studio, and indeed, we were blessed with a string of fabulous, rain-free afternoons this year. However, on june...

This Weekend: July 6...

Things to look out for this weekend, some architecture related, mostly just summer in Seattle related:   Friday, July 6th Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour:  Art Deco, 10 am-noon Seattle International Beer Festival, Seattle Center, noon-10pm Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1402 East...

Seattle’s Floating H...

Seattle’s Floating Homes featured in a new book by local author and UW M.Arch student, Erin Feeney, who highlights tales from life on the dock with vintage images The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series is Seattle’s Floating Homes from local author Erin...

Nord Alley / Pioneer...

Tonight come to Pioneer Square’s First Thursday art walk, when leading art galleries throw open their doors to introduce their new exhibitions and artists, and check out the Alley Network Project’s  MOVABLE LIVABLE MOVABLE LIVEABLE / Nord Alley Party Tonight / First Thursday,...

Happy 4th!

HAPPY FOURTH of JULY from SEATTLE! Have a fun and safe holiday today! Here are some things going on around Seattle today to celebrate the Fourth of July: Family 4th / Gas Works & Lake Union: Field games, acrobatics and circus arts, Euro-bungee trampoline, climbing walls, inflatable play...

Inside JAS Design-Build Jul03

Inside JAS Design-Bu...

The department (graciously, incredibly) set each of us up with an internship at a local firm for the first summer of our 3 year MArch grad program.  I think the idea is to give us experience doing actual day-to-day architecture in order to fill out our studio work.  Of the 25 of us, I would...