Thursday, 4 June, 2020

John Feit's architectural career spans 25 years, five cities, and both US coasts. He has been fortunate to work at AIA National Firm Award practices as well as an ASLA Landscape Firm Award winner. The same passion he maintains in design exploration is evident in his embrace of the heterogeneous landscapes of the Western United States, which he has photographed and explored by bicycle, foot, and telemark skis. Equally lured by urban landscapes, he is a frequent visitor to the world's great cities as well as those in the Pacific Northwest, both of which he has extensively written about. John is an avid reader of architectural, cultural, and economic history, and is an environmentally and ethically inspired vegetarian. He lives on Capitol Hill, Seattle, with his partner of 25 years, Emiko as well as the occasional foster cat(s).
An important part of my advocacy for lidding Interstate 5 includes letting folks know about successful lid projects around the country. Lid I-5's co-chair Scott Bonjukian often refers to Dallas's Klyde Warren Park (KWP) as the gold standard of freeway lid parks. After a brief visit this past Monday,...