Architecture

How to Crush a Housing Project The Seattle Way

One saga demonstrates the difficulties developers face in getting infill projects permitted, even after reforms meant to encourage them. The City of Seattle permitting process...

Northgate Sees First Highrise Proposal, but It Rides on Contract Rezone

Twin eleven-story towers are in the works for Northgate Terrace, a strip-mall style office park a quarter mile southeast of Northgate Station anchored by...

Annual Seattle Design Festival Kicks Off August 20

It's time to get ready for the 12th annual Seattle Design Festival, which will be held August 20-26 at locations across the city. This...
Downtown bellevue skyline from the Northwest

Scope Out Bellevue’s Skyline of Tomorrow

Buried behind a storm of mammoth projects are yet more potential development proposals in Downtown Bellevue. While these projects don't possess the scale of...
Downtown Bellevue Construction

Downtown Bellevue Anticipates a Wave of Mega-Projects

Among the many projects up for consideration in Downtown Bellevue, a significant faction stands out for the sheer scale of its developments. These projects...

What Do We Want From Our Next Seattle?

What do we want this city to be? And who do we want it to belong to? In a recent essay published by the New...
Downtown Bellevue's skyline

Rapid Buildup Fuels Downtown Bellevue Skyline

Since 2018, a deluge of construction projects in Downtown Bellevue has been completed and begun to form Bellevue's adolescent skyline. This spree has been...

Midweek Video: Are Shipping Containers Overrated As A Building Method?

Shipping container homes have become all the rage in recent years. But they're not necessarily as practical as they might seem when it comes...