Saturday, 31 October, 2020
Last week, the Washington Department of Commerce released a report about the future of the Interbay Armory site. After months of deliberation, their blue ribbon advisory panel proposed to move the National Guard to North Bend, convey...
The City issued permits on January 17th for another new tower in Belltown, but this one was a little different. The developer, Sustainable Living Innovations (SLI), will prefabricate much of the tower off-site and assemble it into...
It has been nearly two years since Mayor Jenny Durkan directed the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections to fast-track pre-approved designs of backyard cottages. At the time of the announcement, the Mayor’s Office stated, "The City...
As summer turns to fall, so turns our lives from a season of sunny exuberance to one of cool reflection. Vacation is over and it's time to get serious. So it is with the American Institute of...
Article Note: This is the first installment of a two-part series on laneways, see Part 2. “We need an approach that will see our cities repurposed by getting more from less: a re-timetabling rather than the grand engineering projects of...
A few months back The Urbanist wrote about The M, the first new highrise proposed for the U District since the upzone was approved. In the next few month at least three more proposed highrises will come before the...
Officials at the Port of Seattle have been geeking out recently with snazzy renderings for two new airport projects at Sea-Tac. The latest drawings unveiled Thursday shed more light on how a new $660 million international arrivals facility (IAF) connecting...
If you’ve ever driven on US-101 through Downtown Los Angeles, you’ve seen Geoff Palmer’s Renaissance-style apartments. Marketed under ostentatious names such as The Medici, The Orsini, and The Visconti, they are frequently noted for their facades’ unnecessary...