Category Archives: Design and Art

Love you Sound Transit, but please do these things

Sound Transit does many things really well, so consider this criticism from a friend. On-time-or-better completion? Check. Beating budgets? Check. Creating the new backbones of the region? Nice stations? Check and check. But a few very fixable things would make … Continue reading

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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

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Perseus II: A new icon for the Greenwood neighborhood

Today, Seattle artist Miguel Edwards’ new moving 30-foot-tall kinetic sculpture is being installed at the corner of Northwest 85th Street and First Avenue West, in the Greenwood neighborhood.  Dubbed ‘Perseus II,’ the sculpture is situated just east of the new 105-unit Janus … Continue reading

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