Lecture: Thomas Knit...

The UW College of the Environment and the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences invite you to the 2013 Sustaining Our World Lecture: Built Ecologies: Regionalism and Resource Integration in the Built World, featuring Thomas Knittel, Vice President and Project Designer, HOK. When:...

Lesson(s) of Rome

The Lesson of Rome is for wise men, for those who know and can appreciate, who can resist and can verify. Rome is the damnation of the half-educated. To send architecture students to Rome is to cripple them for life. The Grand Prix de Rome and the Villa Medici are the cancer of French...

The Tower and City

Millennium Talks, Salon 3, Tower+City Presented by AIA Seattle Design Committee AIA Seattle, 1911 1st Avenue Wednesday 3/27 @ 6 pm The event is free and open to the public Description: Jon Magnusson, PE, SE, of Magnusson Klemencic Associates will discuss the unique aspects of highrise...

Having Visions

“Travelling to see and be influenced by architecture started for me at UW but has now become a life-long passion. As I learned during my experiences in Scandinavia (’07) and at the UW Rome Center (’09), there is nothing better than experiencing architecture and culture first...

Final Review

At the end of every quarter, it’s hard to imagine having time to tear yourself away from your computer and catch another studio’s review. We often toil till the very last minute and head home to a few short hours of sleep before each review. Attending the furniture studio final...

SDC Event

SPECIAL EVENT: THIRD THURSDAY@SDC, March 21 12 galleries, 3 fountains, 1 unique location This month we feature the opening reception for the New Neo-Naturalists (see below). Please join us for a lively discussion with the artists at 8pm. Also this month at ART@SDC: Gallery [context]...

The Tectonic Model

A storm has just passed through Seattle leaving nearly 50 large-scale tectonic models in its wake. Over the past eight weeks, ARCH 501 graduate students have developed conceptual ideas for farmer’s markets, mixed-use timber high-rises, and urban waterway research facilities. Inspired by...

Mexico Studio: the l...

( This is the last post on the Mexico Studio as we have completed the program and went our separate ways. We hope this gives an insight into a great program and amazing place.)  Mexico City: Mid Review & Oaxaca field trip After a grueling mid-review featuring an all-star jury from Seattle...

Exotic Hybrids

Our 401 Studio, Exotic Hybrids: A Mosaic in the Park, revolves around the concept of bringing together components of different origin. The studio began with a preliminary two-week project, exploring multiple kinds of hybrids through proposals for a small café in Volunteer Park on Capitol...

CORB REDUX

In the 1950s, Corbusier had grand visions for the capitol complex in Chandigarh, India and for the most part left his signature mark in the masterpieces of the High Court and the Secretariat. One third of the plaza triad however was left out. A piece of land remains undeveloped and untouched,...

Tectonic | Skin

The Market Hall studio is one of four ARCH 501 tectonic studios this term taking deep dive investigations into the skin and bones of buildings. This studio is developing design proposals for a neighborhood market hall where local growers, vintners, distillers, and crafts people can sell...