Category Archives: Seattle lifestyle

Hazel Wolf K-8 School – Where ‘biophilic’ design bonds children with nature

Hazel Wolf K-8 School is DJC Building of the Year for 2016 and a beautiful example of how natural elements like living walls and rain gardens can be integrated into school spaces.  Check out this great article by Laura Kazmierczak … Continue reading

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Are you willing to pay more for your green apartment?

Green apartment construction is blossoming, yet renter survey shows $560 rent premium is 5 times higher than most would pay The following post is by Nadia Balint for RENTCafé and Yardi Matrix. The number of new green-certified apartments expected to rise by 32% … Continue reading

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PARK(ING) DAY PLUS+ starts today!

PARK(ing) Day Plus+ has expanded to two days and 50 parks!  What is there to see? Which projects you’ll visit? Check out the full project list and map below to see where the pop-up parks are in your neighborhood. Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17 … Continue reading

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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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This weekend! Design In Public’s Block Party: Map the Square

The designers are setting up for Seattle Design Festival’s Block Party: Map the Square street fair.  If today’s sneak peak is any indication, it’s going to be full of great design! Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11, 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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