Our Centennial

It’s hard to believe that autumn quarter is nearing an end and we’re soon heading into winter!  It’s been quite an exciting season around the UW Department of Architecture with much more still to come. This fall we celebrated with the grand kickoff of the Architecture Centennial....

Seattle Studio Summe...

Written by Kristian London, edited by Rick Mohler and Dechen Gonnot The Seattle Studio is a collaboration between the City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD), the Department of Urban Design and Planning and the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington....

Studioworks 2014: En...

Please join the Department of Architecture for Studioworks 2014: End of Year Show. Featuring the work of students throughout the entire year as well as undergraduate and graduate furniture pieces! Let’s celebrate the end of another great year and toast the future as we look to our 100th...

Design our Centennia...

The 2014-2015 academic year will mark the 100th anniversary of the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington! At this important milestone, we will celebrate our past and contemplate our future through engaging events, lectures, design and discussion. The Department invites...

Discovery Park Obser...

Written by B. Arch. Students Benjamin Emery, Aly Cornelius, Tyler Tarte, and Riley Lacalli This quarter’s ARCH 300 studio’s site is in Discovery Park. Four undergraduate students write about their experiences visiting Discovery Park for studio. Benjamin Emery The euphoria of laying...

ARCADE Launch Party!

ARCADE Issue 31.4 Launch Party TONIGHT!!! September 12, 5:30 – 7:30pm Join ARCADE at Westland Distillery’s new space in SODO on Thursday, September 12, 5:30-7:30pm as they celebrate the release of ARCADE issue 31.4, Designing Data, feature edited by Karen Cheng. A $20...

Seattle Design Festi...

SEATTLE DESIGN FESTIVAL 2013: DESIGN IN HEALTH Friday 13th Sep 2013 – Sunday 22nd Sep 2013 at Multiple locations throughout Seattle Put on by Design In Public, AIA Seattle, 30+ Partner Organization (incl. ARCADE) The Seattle Design Festival is the NW’s largest public design event that...

Freehand Drawing!

This Fall enroll in a freehand drawing workshop! Freehand Drawing for Architecture is a NON-CREDIT 9-week workshop offered Fall 2013 by the University of Washington Department of Architecture; it is open to UW students and the public. The workshop meets Thursday evenings 6:00 to 9:00 pm in...

Seattle Design Jam!

A Design/Build Competition The Design Jam is dedicated to exploring big ideas for urban life by hosting interventions in a space provided by the Seattle Design Festival. Physical installations, interactive displays, games, furniture, or performance devices are welcome. The 2013 Design Jam will...

OCCIDENTAL 8!

POP UP PARK design competition!!!  2 days left for entries!   PARK(ing) DAY is an annual worldwide event where artists,  designers, and citizens transform metered parking spots  into temporary public parks. The mission includes innovation, urban transformation, acting as a change agent,...

The Big Green!

The Big Green! A community festival with Sustainable Seattle Tomorrow!  Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm Event Location:  The Hunter Farm Gathering Place 7744 35th Ave NE United States See map: Google Maps The Big Green! August Greendrinks is hosted by BECU in...

AIA Happy Hour!

Tomorrow! Thursday! 08/08/2013 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm | Head to the next AIA Happy Hour! Emerging Professionals Happy Hour at The Portico Group  This year, AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum asks design firms, “Why do designers do what they do?” Join us each month at the...

Realizing the Wawona

This Thursday, August 1, spend first Thursday at MOHAI! Cost: Free Location MOHAI – Microsoft Lakefront Pavilion As part of the ‘New Agencies’ salon series, the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Seattle Design Committee presents: Realizing the Wawona: An Inside look at...

PECHA KUCHA 45!

Tonight!!!  Thursday 25th Jul 2013 | 6–9pm PECHA KUCHA 45: EXPLORING THE CREATIVE PROCESS Join PechaKucha Seattle and Makerhaus for the Pecha Kucha 45 event: Spark! Boom! Flash! Exploring the Creative Process (and other Big Bang Theories)! at MakerHaus | 122 NW 36th Street Seattle, WA...

AIA Event

Emerging Professionals Happy Hour This year, AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum asks design firms, “Why do designers do what they do?” Join us each month at the Emerging Professionals Happy Hour for the chance to grab a drink, socialize with peers, and hear designers at...

The Ghost of Archite...

At the Henry Art Gallery| July 13, 2013 – September 29, 2013  Return to the campus over the summer! See a great art exhibit! Sit and watch the blue sky in James Turrell’s skyspace Light Reign! The Ghost of Architecture celebrates the addition of important works of art to the...

Waterfront Event!

Tomorrow night! Wednesday, June 26 | 5:30PM Waterfront Seattle – Street + Transit Update Don’t forget to RSVP to the Waterfront Seattle event on June 26. Street + Transit Update Wednesday, June 26 5:30 – 7:30 pm Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Place, Room...

Bicycle Urbanism!

Bicycle Urbanism Symposium, June 19-22 Reimagine bicycle-friendly cities! The International Bicycle Urbanism Symposium will bring together practitioners, academics, policy makers and advocates with diverse backgrounds including urban design, planning, transportation, engineering, landscape...

STUDIOworks

STUDIOworks End of Year Show!  The Department of Architecture invites you to STUDIOworks, our end of the year show highlighting work from students throughout the academic year. The reception will be held Wednesday, June 12th from 5 to 7pm.  The show will be on display from June 12th to...

Exploring Materials ...

“If you are ever stuck on inspiration just ask your materials for advice”- Louis Khan Often we can get caught up designing with certain alienation towards the intuitive beauty of material. Our formal introduction to the wood shop is helping us discover the beautiful balance between...