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High-rise living planned for Federal Way

The DJC recently reported that developers want to build two mega mixed-use projects in Federal Way near the transit center. To read the stories, click here and here. Here’s what Patrick Doherty, Federal Way’s economic development director and a SeattleScape … Continue reading

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Mag: OSKA among world’s ‘Top 10’

Seattle’s own Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects has made national magazine Fast Company’s list of the Top 10 most innovative architecture firms in the world. Bird’s Nest OSKA is in pretty good company on the list, which gives the No. … Continue reading

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Seattle A/E firms still moving and shaking

Two regional projects by local architects got ink today: GreenMuze has an article on Vancouver’s Convention Centre (note the spelling if you don’t already know which Vancouver I’m talking about), designed by Seattle’s LMN Architects.  The design includes Canada’s largest … Continue reading

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Koolhaas: It’s the end of an era

"Library Side East" by Stephen L. Rosen Rem Koolhaas, who designed the Seattle Central Public Library, and more recently the CCTV Building in Beijing, told the Wall Street Journal that money is scarce for megaprojects, even for him. “I don’t … Continue reading

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The crash as Seattle’s perfect storm?

In this month’s Atlantic, Richard Florida talks about the America that will emerge from the rubble of the current recession. Too bad he hasn’t spent more time in the Rainy City, or we might have gotten our own cover, like … Continue reading

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