Architecture

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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...

The Urbanist Podcast: Architectural Scrabble with Mike Eliason of Larch Lab

As founder of Larch Lab, a design studio and think tank devoted to climate adaptive architecture and urbanism, Mike Eliason holds a wealth of...

To Meet Housing and Sustainability Goals, Seattle Must Streamline Land Use Code

Few things perfectly encapsulate the problems of planning like a city’s land use code. Unlike the building code, which dictates the life safety requirements...

Housing Notes: Woodland Park Camp Removal, Northgate TOD, 45-Story Towers, and Data Dashboard Confessionals

On Thursday, Mayor Bruce Harrell promised the imminent release of housing data dashboard that will show his administration is on course to meet a...