Gould Hall Symposium

Yesterday evening’s symposium, Gould Hall: Past Present Future, was a huge success. As part of the UW Department of Architecture Centennial Celebration, the UW College of Built Environments community gathered in Gould Hall to learn more about the unique building which has served as its home...

Gould Pavilion Inaug...

On Wednesday evening the UW College of Built Environments community gathered in Gould Hall to welcome its new Gould Pavilion, designed by The Miller Hull Partnership, with an inaugural exhibition, In-Between, by Seattle-based architecture firm Suyama Peterson Deguchi (SPD). The evening...

Conversation with Gl...

On Tuesday afternoon the UW community crowded into Alder Commons Auditorium to welcome Pritzker Prize-winning architect Glenn Murcutt. The special noontime “conversation” proceeded as a question and answer session, with UW Professor of Architecture Vikram Prakāsh serving as interviewer....

Hotspot Pavilion: co...

UW Today picked up the story about M. Arch students in Prof. Peter Cohan’s studio who were selected to design and build a new temporary event pavilion on Seattle’s waterfront.  This project is a collaborative effort between the Department of Architecture and Friends...

Congratulations, Gra...

After a (midnight) Friday thesis deadline, we gathered Saturday at Cultivate in Elm Hall to celebrate our graduating Master of Architecture students with a slide show and awards.  A list of this quarter’s theses is provided at the end of this post. Graduates, congratulations from all of us...

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...