Sunday Video: How Japan Is Building Disaster-Proof Skyscrapers

0 Bloomberg Quicktake highlights how Japanese engineers are designing skyscrapers to withstand disasters like earthquakes and typhoons.

Sunday Video: NYC’s Moynihan Train Hall Opens

1 Julian (JBtrainman) takes viewers on a short but comprehensive tour of the new Moynihan Train Hall expansion of New York City’s Penn Station, which...

Seattle Design Review Boards Seek Applicants

Are you passionate about increasing housing affordability in Seattle? Or maybe you want to have a say in how your neighborhood develops? If so,...

West Design Review Board Withholds Approval for 323 Homes Atop Queen Anne Safeway

In 1994, Councilmember Jim Street proudly predicted Queen Anne would be effectively off limits to new development thanks to the interventions of anti-housing activists...

Spatial Justice and Environmental Sustainability Distinguish AIA Seattle’s 2020 Award Winners

The 70th annual Honor Awards showcase Seattle's flourishing architectural design community. I'll always hold a soft spot in my heart for the old Burke Museum...

City Unveils Site Plan for Green Lake Community Center Redevelopment

On Monday, Seattle Parks and Recreation (Parks, for short) released a preliminary site plan for the new Green Lake Community Center as part of...

Sunday Video: Why Are There So Many Strip Malls?

1 Dave Amos walks through the history of strip malls, how they are designed, and how they are being adapted.

Passive(haus) Aggressive Incentives Could Jumpstart Green Building

As Seattle’s economy adapts to the crisis of the global pandemic, our city still faces pressures of a growing population. Articles have littered the...