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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Seattle’s New Center for Architecture and Design

Significant growth in Seattle over the past few years has prompted a great deal of attention, and now there is a dedicated place in...

Sunday Video: Northwest Geology

How did the unique landscape of the Puget Sound region come to be? Nick Zentner of Central Washington University has the answers in this...

What We’re Reading: Out Of Scale

Little choice: Hundreds lined up this past weekend for affordable housing that they might not get. Future competition: BMW is testing a carsharing service that could...

Tony, Dawna, & Nietzsche

I first saw him at 14th and Jackson, chatting with some NightWatch pals. It was 6:45, long before the 9pm entry time for that...

Washington State Supreme Court Rules On Local Zoning Control Initiative

Proponents of a Spokane "community bill of rights" lost their case on appeal to the Washington State Supreme Court earlier this month. Backers of the proposal...

Urban Hubs Need A CLT Boost

This is the second in a two-part series on cross-laminated timber; read the first here. I've proposed creating a cross-laminated timber (CLT) bonus by adding 35...

O’Brien And Johnson Appointed To PSRC Executive Board

Last week, Seattle City Councilmembers Rob Johnson and Mike O’Brien were appointed to the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) Executive Board. The duo will bring...

Seattle’s 400-Foot Wide Stroad

If Seattle were a 400-foot wide road (the widest street option available on StreetMix.net), it’d look something like this: That’s 27 lanes primarily for cars...