Summer Interning Aug05

Summer Interning

It’s the middle of summer break after the first year of the 3+M.Arch program.  I’m a little over halfway complete with my summer internship which begins my participation in the NCARB  IDP (Intern Development Program).  Early on in the first quarter of classes we were informed that each...

Outside the Box Apr17

Outside the Box

NCF DIGITAL ARCHITECTURE DESIGN ASSOCIATION & STUDIO Outside the Box | A Design Computing Public Presentation On Thursday April 11th, I represented NCF studio giving the DMG “Outside the Box” talk. The purpose of this talk was to provide a brief introduction of the largest...

The IDL: An Inside Look Sep10

The IDL: An Inside L...

If you’re an avid reader of the [BE]log, you know that the 3+ MArch students were placed as interns at several  top firms around Seattle. A few fellow classmates have already posted their experiences to the [BE]log, and I encourage you to take a look.  My experience, however, has been a...

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...

Inside OKA: Olson Kundig Architects Jul18

Inside OKA: Olson Ku...

In exchange for brilliant design work and long hours in studio laboring over plaster molds, the 3+ year M.Arch candidates were rewarded with summer internships. Okay, maybe it wasn’t so much an exchange as it was a gift…but I like to think that we earned it somehow. All year I was crossing...

Inside JAS Design-Build Jul03

Inside JAS Design-Bu...

The department (graciously, incredibly) set each of us up with an internship at a local firm for the first summer of our 3 year MArch grad program.  I think the idea is to give us experience doing actual day-to-day architecture in order to fill out our studio work.  Of the 25 of us, I would...

Inside P+W Seattle: At First Glance Jun25

Inside P+W Seattle: ...

As part of the Masters of Architecture 3+ year Summer Internship Program, I was excited to begin working for an international company with a focus on “sustainability”. Perkins+Will Seattle is a LEED Platinum (CI) office located on the entire second floor of the Galland Building downtown....

WELCOME WINTER QUARTER! Jan05

WELCOME WINTER QUART...

Welcome back everyone. We hope you all had a nice rest over the break and look forward to many posts in the future from our faculty, students abroad, and students at home. We wish you all the best for a successful quarter!!.

Poplar + Cedar Residence Halls – Now Open Sep30

Poplar + Cedar Resid...

From our windows of Gould Hall, Mahlum’s (and UW’s) new residence halls are quickly rising and with the start of the new year, both Poplar and Cedar Halls are now open to students. What are your thoughts? Are there any architecture students living here? Check out the ammenities of...

Verify in Field Aug18

Verify in Field

Art of the punch[list] By Takeru Stewart, MArch Candidate 2013 Five weeks into my summer internship at a Seattle architecture firm, I find myself easing into the flow of the “real world.” Lunch breaks, happy hours, and sketch club, it is nice to have a schedule where work can officially...