Category Archives: Architecture

OK Ice Cube!

While Design In Public‘s Block Party may be over, the Olson Kundig Ice Cube is still working its magic in Occidental Park.  The 10-ton ice cube showcases the stages of the natural water cycle as it evaporates and melts. “It … Continue reading

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Why choose Living Building Certification?

The following post is by Jordan Sullivan, PCL Construction Services, Inc.         Dear Seattle Residents and Developers, In an effort to encourage sustainable development needed to reach the long-term goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, the City of Seattle introduced … Continue reading

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Report focuses on changing retail landscape

Photo courtesy of CallisonRTKL Design firm CallisonRTKL released a report on the Mall of the Future, a consolidation of ideas, trends and concepts that it said are set to change the retail landscape and the shopping center experience in the … Continue reading

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D.C. project that houses homeless wins AIA award

Affordable housing has gotten a lot of press lately in Seattle, so it’s interesting to see how other cities are addressing the issue. LEO A DALY and and its design partner Studio Twenty Seven Architecture were honored recently for a … Continue reading

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Seattle might keep going

The duration and intensity of the Downtown Seattle development boom is getting a little surprising, beyond even my optimistic guesses from a few years ago. This isn’t just another Seattle-type boom. But here’s the kicker: things seem poised to keep … Continue reading

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