Category Archives: Architecture

Chicago’s Riverwalk is complete!

CHICAGO – The final phase of the Chicago Riverwalk officially opened to the public on October 31.  It was designed by Ross Barney Architects in collaboration with landscape architects Sasaki Associates.  Once an industrial space in disuse, the Chicago Riverwalk, … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Design and Art, DJC, Parks and open space | Leave a comment

Hotels – on restoring and enhancing history

The Palladian Hotel, in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood, opened late last year after being gutted and restored.  The century-old brick building began life as the Calhoun Hotel, and was later turned into apartments. An extensive 18-month remodel transformed the 60,000-square-foot space … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Historic, Landmarks, Preservation | Comments Off on Hotels – on restoring and enhancing history

Check out the latest video fly-through for the new International Arrivals Facility

The following post is by Perry Cooper of the Sea-Tac Airport  SEATTLE – The Port of Seattle has released the latest images and a video for the new International Arrivals Facility (IAF). The multi-level $660 million, 450,000 square foot facility … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Construction, DJC, Projects in progress, transportation | Comments Off on Check out the latest video fly-through for the new International Arrivals Facility

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

Posted in Architecture, Events, Neighborhoods, Parks and open space, Seattle lifestyle | Comments Off on OK Ice Cube!

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

Posted in Architecture, Building Green, Construction, Engineering, Planning | Comments Off on Why choose Living Building Certification?