1:1 Precedent Models...

Written by Alden MacKey and Andy Wolfang, M Arch Candidates (2015) As a case study, our team’s project was Peter Zumthor’s Steilneset Memorial honoring the victims of the Vardø witch trails, built in Norway in 2011.  We were specifically interested in this project on account of its...

Staff Field Trip 201...

Each summer the Architecture staff takes one afternoon to venture out on a field trip to tour a building or place of architectural significance or relevance. We are often joined by the Architecture Chair, Dave Miller,  and end the excursion with a relaxing lunch, giving us time to enjoy...

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...

Festa Romana

On the evening of Friday, May 10th, banners were unfurled in Gould Court and Festa Romana, the annual Rome Program fund-raiser, was underway. Over 140 alumni and supporters showed up to sample the fine catering and bid on the immensely generous donations from friends of the program. For over...

Simple and Smart

Digital Fabrication Exhibition: “Simple Materials – Smart Connections” Arch 485 “Digital Craft Workshop”  initial design experiments Installed in UW’s Gould Hall Court 04/29/13 – 05/04/2013 Students in the UW Architecture Department’s Arch 485 “Digital Craft...

Headlines 2013!

Seeing Diagrams & Renderings: HEADLINES 2013  Last Friday, the eighth annual Headlines exhibition officially opened in Gould Court. Architectural professionals and students came out and celebrated current works by architecture offices in Seattle. It was a well attended event with...