Architecture

Sunday Video: How Japan Is Building Disaster-Proof Skyscrapers

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https://youtu.be/c5X8OK1V2_c Bloomberg Quicktake highlights how Japanese engineers are designing skyscrapers to withstand disasters like earthquakes and typhoons.

Sunday Video: NYC’s Moynihan Train Hall Opens

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https://youtu.be/VvZhTZxGQjY 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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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https://youtu.be/5yIswZLu_cY 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

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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...