Monthly Archives: March 2008

First Hill, meet downtown. Downtown, this is First Hill.

DPD is floating an idea to cap I-5 to turn it into a walkable space that reconnects First Hill and Capitol Hill with downtown. Freeway Park Interstate-5 has cut Fifth from Sixth Avenue for about four decades. And as anyone … Continue reading

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In health care design, change your conversation and change the world

If you really want to convince health care clients to pay for green design, you need to change the way you talk to them. That’s what presenters at a health care design workshop said this morning. Griffin The workshop was … Continue reading

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Bell Square’s tugboat won’t be docked for long

I’m sure I’m not the only one here who remembers pushing past other kids to make it to the top of the tugboat at Bellevue Square. While I’m not proud of all the things I did when confronted with that … Continue reading

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Was Prince-Ramus right?

AIA Seattle recently held a post-op of this year’s honor awards. A panel of winners and AIA Seattle organizers discussed what the awards mean to the architectural community vs. what they mean to everybody else, and how that has changed … Continue reading

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Welcome to the DJC’s SeattleScape blog

Thanks for stopping by. Gamache I am Shawna Gamache and I cover architecture, engineering and city government at the DJC. This blog will focus on how Seattle shapes itself- its design, its planning and its aspirations. We’ll talk about what … Continue reading

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