Category Archives: DJC

Power up for the 2017 Seattle Design Festival

Design in Public will offer a free Sneak Peek of the 2017 Seattle Design Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at 1010 Western Ave. in Seattle. Festival staff and organizers will provide an overview of this year’s festival, … Continue reading

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From Austria with love: James Bond returns to Spectre mountaintop

This winter, coming to the top of the Gaislachkogl Mountain, you will be able to experience a new James Bond cinematic installation. This iconic location, located next to the ICE Q Restaurant in Sölden, Austria was used in the 2015 James Bond movie, … Continue reading

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Save your PARK(ing) spot for September

In past years, PARK(ing) Day parklet pop-ups have included streets lined with art studios, bowling alleys, mini golf courses, bubble gardens, urban farms, and places to lounge and relax.  Seattle has participated in the international PARK(ing) Day event since 2007. … Continue reading

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What’s in store for the mall?

The Mall of the Future Will Have No Stores  After decades of building, designing, and studying, CallisonRTKL has blueprints for the malls of the future.  “What we know for sure is that the mall of the future is not a … Continue reading

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Appreciating brutalism, even if it isn’t beautiful

Some brutalist buildings are being saved. Some are being mourned. Recently in the DJC:  Brutalism being banished but not all think it’s ugly For all the Brutalist buildings that go down without a fight, a few get a loving farewell. … Continue reading

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