503 Studio: Dallas B...

On October 19th, The Barry S. Onouye Distinguished Chair Design Studio hit the road for the weekend to visit Dallas and Forth Worth, Texas.  As part of our studio curriculum, we visited several iconic museums and cultural projects such as the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, which Jay Taylor,...

Focus on Structures

The Barry Onouye Distinguished Chair Design Studio University of Washington The inaugural Barry Onouye Distinguished Chair Design Studio is well underway. The 2012 Chair is held by Jay Taylor, a Principal with Magnusson Klemencic Associates structural engineers in their Seattle office and a...

Arch 303 heads North...

Our intrepid first year March 3+ graduate students, led by professors Ken Tadashi Oshima and Anjali Grant, head up north for the annual study/sketch tour of architecture/landscapes/urbanism from Arthur Erickson to post-Olympics development in Vancouver, British Columbia. Trip...

Sleepless in the Son...

Ventana Canyon, where we stayed for 4 days/nights A few weeks ago, we headed south to the amazing Sonoran desert at the sprawling edges of Tucson, AZ, excited and honored to represent UW at this year’s AIA Leadership Institute.  This was the fifth year of the Institute, which was started...

Lecture: Ronald Rael

Reception at 5.30 pm | Lecture at 6:30 pm UW Architecture Hall 147 | Reception in 250 Both the lecture and reception are free and open to the public. Continuing education and IDP credits are available for attendance. RONALD RAEL | http://www.rael-sanfratello.com/ RAEL SAN FRATELLO ARCHITECTS,...

No Sleep ’til ...

What can be said about the first undergraduate architectural studio, Arch300, at the University of Washington? Well, it’s challenging to say the least. Relentless, could be said as well. But overall, I would also say it’s very exciting. On the first day of studio, three groups of students...

Aerial Photography &...

As you may know, I am probably the least-traveled member of the faculty at this very international school of architecture. But the money I might have spent on foreign airlines is spent instead on helicopter flights around Seattle. I love flying in helicopters (as a passenger), and so far...

Lecture: Kunle Adeye...

Kunle Adeyemi  | NLE African Water Cities Monday, October 15, 2012 | 6pm Architecture Hall | Room 250 NLÉ is led by Kunlé Adeyemi, an architect, designer and ‘urbanist’ with a track record of conceiving and completing high profile, high quality projects internationally. Born and...

Lecture: Tomoaki Tan...

Tomoaki Tanaka | FORMS, Tokyo/ Meiji University “In-Between Tokyo/Seattle”  Monday, October 15, 2012 12:30pm - 1:30pm Gould Hall  - Rm 322 Tomoaki Tanaka is Associate Professor of Department of Architecture at Meiji University. He became a tenured faculty in 2008 after teaching as a...

500 Studio: Central ...

The Autumn 500 studio is a convergence of both three and two year students creating an exciting mixture of new and old faces and addresses urban planning  issues within a design context. This quarter, the ARCH 500 studio is designing a medium sized institutional building in the Central...

SEF Annual Forum

Structural Engineers Foundation of Washington Annual Forum: Creating the Language of Architecture: The Role of the Structural Engineer Presented by William F. Baker, P.E., S.E., Partner-in-Charge of Structural Engineering at Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill Architecture tells the story of a...

Lecture: Mauricio Ro...

UN LIMITED MEANS | 2012 Fall Lecture Series   presented by SPACE.CITY spacecityseattle.org Space.City would like to announce its upcoming Fall Lecture Series, “Un Limited Means.” The series is a play on words which superimposes our own preconceptions that architects working under...

Design in Depth:Upco...

SEATTLE ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION  PRESENTS THE 2012 – 2013 LECTURE SERIES Innovation in Workplaces, Building Your Community   When:  Monday, October 8th, 2012 Where:  Downstairs at Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave. Cost:   $15 Gen. Admission, $10...

Service By Design

During the spring quarter of 2011, a handful of like-minded students gathered to discuss the creation of an independent design studio that would 1) engage an underserved community in the Seattle area, 2) explore the use of alternative building materials in an urban context, and 3) provide a...

Copenhagen, Malmö, a...

Each autumn quarter, the UW College of Built Environments offers a multi-disciplinary studio in collaboration with Gehl Architects of Copenhagen, in which landscape architecture, urban design, and architecture students design projects that focus on the public life of urban spaces. This year...