Education

Mixed Bag Bills Could Weaken Growth Management Act

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Late last month, the Washington State Legislature took rushed steps in passing two bills that deal with the Growth Management Act (GMA). One of...

University of Washington’s Draft 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan

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The University of Washington (UW) is deep into its Seattle campus master planning update for 2018. Earlier this month, the university released the draft...

Women Shaping Seattle: An Interview With Rebecca Barnes

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Rebecca Barnes, FAIA is the University of Washington University Architect and Assistant Vice Provost for Campus & Capital Planning. Rebecca was previously the Chief...

What Fitzgibbon Said: ST3 Does Not Interfere With Education Funding

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State Senator Reuven Carlyle has been in a reflective mood lately. Unfortunately those reflections demonstrate a misunderstanding of the funding issues involved and cavalier...
Cherry blossoms outside Ballard High.

We Can Fund World Class Transit And World Class Education

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As a parent who lives in the 36th District, and therefore a constituent of State Senator Reuven Carlyle, I share his concern that Washington...

The Time Is Ripe To Build A School In Downtown Seattle

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Some of us at The Urbanist have discussed highlighting the role of education and improving Seattle public schools as a central plank of Seattle...

Where The Streetcar Ended: Greenwood Walking Tour

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The recent gas explosion ripped a hole in Greenwood’s heart just as it was entering a new era of economic vibrancy. Greenwood’s many vacant...

Seattle’s New Center for Architecture and Design

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Significant growth in Seattle over the past few years has prompted a great deal of attention, and now there is a dedicated place in...