Saturday, 31 October, 2020
From August 15th through 23rd, festival participants can engage with online events, virtual design challenges, and socially distant outdoor installations. Back in fall of 2019, when the Seattle Design Festival (SDF) organizers chose...
We know two things are true: we need more housing—1.8 million more people are expected to move to the Puget Sound region before 2050—and our region is falling behind our climate goals, as evidenced by the fires...
https://vimeo.com/67658001 Paper City by Maciek Janicki on Vimeo. Just in time for the holidays, a beautiful video of a snowy, paper city.
The Urbanist is kicking off its new weekly scavenger hunt series with a call for readers to search out examples of "missing middle" housing in their communities. Recently as I was walking through...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OLsIvyF-i8?list=PLsRNoUx8w3rNRSzbPthIfXujQDamkHt3Z] Our Disposable Architecture by TEDx Talks on YouTube. A look at how our modern architecture has turned into throw away architecture, which lacks durability and integrity. This by extension has serious economic, health, environmental, and social consequences.
Progress on active alleys continues in Pioneer Square. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has recently wrapped up work on the next upgrade phase of Nord Alley. Pioneer Passage, a block north, remains under construction. Longer term visions suggest...
https://youtu.be/xov7Ao_fPwQ Europe is awash in great streets. But what makes them so great? And what can other cities learn from these streets?
John Feit, President of PPUNC, provided a brief overview of the Pike/Pine Conservation Overlay District. The overlay district deploys an incentive program to encourage building character preservation in the Pike/Pine area of Capitol Hill, while allowing for growth that is balanced and...