Shaping Seattle Arch...

Beginning in 1990, I served as organizer, editor, and co-author of Shaping Seattle Architecture: A Historical Guide to the Architects, a book published in 1994 by the University of Washington Press with AIA Seattle as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the AIA in Washington and...

Design Jam / Seattle...

“Would you like to create something that will be shown (and used!) at the Festival? Check out the Seattle Design Jam: a Street Furniture Design Competition, which just opened! Street furniture created for the Design Jam will be part of the “Design Block,” the hub of this year’s...

RAPID RIDE at Shorel...

METROpolis 2030: RAPID RIDE at Shoreline / final review + student work Andrew Thies Working with King County Metro Transit and the City of Shoreline the studio pursued proposals promoting a strong vision for Transit Oriented Development (TOD) along the new Metro Bus Rapid Transit...

This Weekend: August...

Things to look out for this weekend, some architecture related, mostly just summer in Seattle related:   Thursday, August 16th Canton Alley Party + JamFest, stop by historic Canton Alley for the third alley party of the summer, 5:30 – 9:30 pm, free Get Out! Summer at the SAM!,...

Inside JAS Design Build, Part 2 Aug15

Inside JAS Design Bu...

Photos are of the JAS office last Thursday after most people had left and with a strong afternoon light coming in. Today I attempted (valiantly endeavored, succeeded at?) translating as-built measurements taken by a subcontractor with a high-tech laser device into an anatomically correct...

Gould Court / Summer...

The happenings of Gould Court are probably the least concern for most students this summer but that’s not the case for nine CBE students who are enrolled in a summer studio being taught by Kimo Griggs and myself. The charge of the studio is to envision and fabricate design interventions...

This Weekend: August...

Things to look out for this weekend, some architecture related, mostly just summer in Seattle related:   Friday, August 10th Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s Road Trip! Cinema in the Park, The Wizard of Oz, Cal Anderson Park, 8:30 pm, $3 South Lake Union Block Party, sponsored by Amazon,...

Thesis Awards / 2011...

The 2011-2012 Master of Architecture thesis awards were announced last month and are as follows: Thesis Prize (independent): Rob Potish Adrift on the Pequod, Space out of Time Committee: Dave Miller, chair; Jennifer Dee Thesis Prize (studio): Adrienne Watkins Pixelated Urbanism: A Mixed- Use...

METROpolis 2030: RAP...

METROpolis 2030: RAPID RIDE at Shoreline / a look into the summer studio taught by Rick Mohler Working with King County Metro Transit, the City of Shoreline and local professionals with interest in the project, the studio is pursuing proposals that promote a strong vision for Shoreline Transit...

This Weekend: Aug 3-...

Things to look out for this weekend, some architecture related, mostly just summer in Seattle related:   Friday, August 3rd It’s Time to Go Public, Western Bridge, SODO, 3412 Fourth Ave S 6-midnight, $25 Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour: Art Deco, 10 am-noon Boeing Seafair...

Atelier Bow Wow / In...

My year in Japan has afforded many new experiences and opportunities, but perhaps the most formative was the opportunity for a two month internship at Atelier Bow Wow. Atelier Bow Wow is a husband-wife duo with a relatively small office of seven staff and two-five interns.  They are best...