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Riverview elementary school designed by NAC Architecture won 2012 Grand Prize design award by National School Board Association given to the top K-12 project in the country.
Jim Duncan Hon. AIA Seattle and Hon. AIA Washington Council, board chair of Sparling for 20 years, retired on April 24.
A home designed by Gary Gladwish AIA was featured in the Seattle Times' Pacific NW Magazine.
McKinstry hired Jamie Pedersen as Vice President General Counsel and Heidi de Laubenfels as the Director of Communications and External Relations. Ron Johnson was named Vice President of Facility Services, Mike Locke was named Vice President of Energy and Scott Thomson was named Vice President of Business Development, Construction.
Aimee Collins of Freiheit & Ho Architects was named president elect of the Interior Design Association (IIDA), Northern Pacific Chapter.
Turner Construction was recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal with the Corporate Citizenship Award for Economic Opportunity.
Jerry Gropp AIA wrote a piece for the Mercer Island Patch.
Tom Kundig FAIA of Olson Kundig Architects is profiled in the newly released book "GLOBAL ENDS towards the beginning" by Ken Oshima and also in Issue 05 of The Lab Magazine.
Designed by Perkins+Will, Institute for Systems Biology Corporate Headquarters, located in South Lake Union, earned LEED Platinum certification. This is only the second laboratory project to earn LEED Platinum.
Catherine Benotto AIA, ASLA, LEED AP, a Weber Thompson Principal in charge of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, has been named to AIA's Sustainability Design Assessment Team for downtown Springfield, IL.
Several member firms earned design awards at the 2012 AIA Spokane Design Awards: Integrus Architecture earned an Honor Award and a Citation; Balance Associates, Architects earned an Honor Award; and NAC Architecture earned a Merit Award and a Citation.
Hardware Store, the latest installation by [storefront] Olson Kundig Architects is now open. [storefront] is curated by Kirsten R. Murray and Alan Maskin and designed by Alan Maskin and Garin Schenk. The public is invited to email their favorite images of hardware from around the world.
Lopez Cottage by Sullivan Conard Architects is featured in the April 2012 issue of Cabin Life magazine.
Wendell Lovett FAIA celebrated his 90th birthday on Saturday, April 7.
Brian Runberg AIA and Runberg Architecture Group were profiled in the April 6-12 edition of the Puget Sound Business Journal.
Two projects by member firms were awarded Honorable Mentions at the 2012 AIA BIM Awards: Institute for Systems Biology by Perkins+Will and BNBuilders for Delivery Process Innovation and Central Washington Hospital Expansion Project by HDR Architects for BIM Excellence.
Tom Lawrence AIA of Lawrence Architecture had an entry in the AIA National Photography competition selected for a Judges' Special Commendation Award, his fourth such award and his twelfth photo included in the Rizzoli Architecture calendar.
Scott Wolf FAIA's FAIA submittal was deemed a "Best Example" by AIA National for Object 1.
Interface Engineering launched QuickEUI, a new interactive energy performance software.
Several member firms are featured in Mountain Living's 2011 Top Mountain Architects & Interior Designers: Balance Associates, Architects; Bohlin Cywinski Jackson; Bosworth Hoedemaker; The Miller Hull Partnership; Olson Kundig Architects; and Suyama Peterson Deguchi.
The USGBC awarded LEED Gold certification to the College Activities Building on The Evergreen State College's campus in Olympia designed by DLR Group.
University of Arizona's Sixth Street Residence Halls, designed by NAC|Architecture, were recently certified LEED Platinum.
Futurewise honored GGLO with a Livable Communities Awards for their involvement with the Yesler Terrace.
Applications are available for Tour of Architects fall tours. Contact Liz Gadbois.
"Timbercity" the exhibit by 2011 AIA Seattle Emerging Professional Scholarship winner Joe Mayo Assoc. AIA received a mention in Northwest Home.
Designed by Weber Thompson, A la Mode Pies café/bakery was awarded First Place in the Hospitality category at the 13th Annual Northwest Design Awards sponsored by the Seattle Design Center.
MulvannyG2 Architecture hired Tibor Nagy AIA to the firm's headquarter office in Bellevue as a Senior Associate.
The AIA's Design for Aging Knowledge Community selected Atria Senior Living's Tamalpais Creek in Novato, California designed by GGLO as a recipient of 2011's Design for Aging Review Merit Award.
DCI Engineers won the Reverend Mark Matthews Service to Children Award from Childhaven for supporting the Seattle nonprofit in its work with abused and neglected children.
Several Member Firms were honored during the Seattle Design Center's Northwest Design Awards. FINNE Architects won for Most Innovative Design Component, Whole House More than $400,000, and Bathroom Design. Castanes Architects won for Individual Contemporary Room. Olson Kundig won for Exotic Retreat, Whole House Less than $400,000, and Modest Budget, Big Impact.
MulvannyG2 Architecture added Senior Associate Max Steele to the firm's headquarter office in Bellevue.
AIA architect Don Bazemore Sr. passed away February 17. His family would like to extend an invitation to his memorial service on Saturday, March 17, 2PM @ East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 South East 32nd St. Bellevue, WA.
The UC Riverside School of Medicine Research Building, designed by SRG Partnership, was awarded a Special Mention for sustainability in R&D Magazine's international 2012 Laboratory of the Year competition.
The Seattle office of Perkins+Will hired Brodie Bain AIA for the new position of Campus Planning Director.
GGLO announced the promotion of 11 employees: Beth Dwyer AIA, LEED® AP and Mark Sindell ASLA, LEED® AP to Principal; David Cutler AIA, NCARB and Ted Panton AIA to Senior Associate; Alicia Daniels Uhlig NCARB LEED® AP to Senior Associate, Director of Sustainability; Hal Eden AIA, Amy Hartwell AIA LEED® AP, Lindsey Clibborn IIDA LEED® AP, and Kevin Reed AIA NCARB LEED® AP to Associate; Tracy Ring PHR to Director of Human Resources; Barry Hohstadt to Director of Information Systems.
Wood Harbinger earned an award from the American Council of Engineering Companies for relocation of Boeing's 767 production line at the Everett manufacturing plant.
Representative Hans Dunshee was awarded the William M. Polk, FAIA Award for Legislative Excellence from the American Institute of Architects Washington Council (AIA|WA).
Don Horn AIA, David Guthrie AIA, and Stephanie Pure were appointed this past February by the Seattle City Council to the Pike Place Market Historical Commission.
Rico Quirindongo AIA was reappointed by the Seattle City Council this past February to the Historic Seattle Preservation Development Authority Council.
Gladys Ly-Au Young AIA, John Kennedy AIA and Rick Sundberg FAIA are now practicing as Sundberg Kennedy Ly-Au Young.
Olson Kundig's submission to the NYC AIDS Memorial Park Competition was awarded an honorable mention. The Charles Smith Wines Tasting Room is featured in the article "The 10 Best (and Best-Looking) Destination Wineries in the World" in the February issue of Details magazine. And Kirsten R. Murray AIA recently served as juror for the AIA Orlando Design Awards program.
MulvannyG2 Architecture rehired Paul Biondolillo, RDI, Senior Associate, to the firm's headquarter office in Bellevue.
EHS Design hired interior designer Brett Dearing with 17 years experience and broad portfolio of work in retail, education, hospitality, library, and corporate sectors.
Erica Loynd, AIA, LEED AP of DLR Group received the 2011 Bill Strong Award for Volunteer Excellence from the Seattle Architecture Foundation.
Weinstein A|U hired a new intern, Kate Weiland, who is a recent MArch graduate of the University of Washington.
Tibor Nagy AIA, co chair of the Architect's Networking and Resource Group, has been offered a position at MulvannyG2.
[storefront] Olson Kundig Architects' latest installation, Mushroom Farm (a collaboration with CityLab7), is featured on The New York Times Style Magazine blog. The Tom Kundig-designed project, The Pierre, is featured in the book "Architecture Now! 8" and Olson Kundig Architects is featured in "Design Dossier: Architecture for Kids."
Weinstein A|U Architect + Urban Designers LLC announced the promotions of Matt Aalfs, AIA, LEED AP and Sarah Shults as new Principals in the firm.
Pen and ink sketches by Roger H. Newell AIA were exhibited in the Seattle Athletic Club lobby. The felt pen wash and ink drawings reflect his European travels and participation in local boat festivals.
Brian Brand AIA, principal architect with Baylis Architects, began a one-year term in January as chair of the Bellevue Downtown Association board of directors.
DCI Engineers named Roger Heeringa president of the company and Mark Aden vice president.
GeoEngineers hired five people in its Puget Sound offices. Darrin Farmer, Geoff Garrison, Cindy Tingley, Jon Bolton and Cody Gibson.
KPFF Consulting Engineers hired Tom Whiteman as a senior bridge engineer in Seattle.
Christopher Patano AIA will be chairing the new 2012 Student Design Awards Program for AIA Washington Council.
EHS Design, Inc. added three staff members: Roberto Ramirez and Megan Murdock, LEED AP as Intern Architects and Danielle Nevils, Associate IIDA, LEED Green Associate as Interior Designer.
Several member firms and CAPs were recognized by the Seattle Design Commission as part of the 2010-2011 Design Excellence Awards: Schacht Aslani Architects for Fire Station 30; Mithun for Summit Slope Park; Callison and GLY Construction for Block 101 Alley Vacation Public Benefits; and KPFF Consulting Engineers, Berger Partnership, and Runberg Architecture Group PLLC for Swale on Yale.
Mark Shapiro AIA, a principal at Mithun, is one of eight urban development and design leaders selected from around the country to serve as faculty for the Urban Land Institute's 2011-2012 Rose Center Fellowship cities.
Sparling is pleased to announce the promotions of five staff members: Tim Janof, PE, LEED AP to Principal, Spencer Bahner to Associate Principal, and Tara Damschen, Michael White, PE, and Scott Rose to Associates.
Sullivan Conard Architects' Clam Shack is featured on the cover and page 37 of the February 2012 edition of Cabin Life Magazine.
The Seattle Design Commission honored several public projects designed by member firms: Fire Station 30 by Schacht Aslani Architects, Summit Slope Park by Mithun, Block 101 Alley Vacation by Callison,and Swale on Yale In the Works Award with contributions by Runberg Architecture Group.
Robert Shrosbree, FASLA, of Site Workshop, passed away due to complications related to a brief battle with cancer. For nearly three decades, Bob enthusiastically shaped places for people, leaving his mark on projects all over Seattle, throughout the Pacific Northwest and abroad. A former AIA Seattle board member, Bob was a founding member of AIA Seattle's Public Policy Board. The full obituary is here.
Heliotrope's North Beach Residence won an Interior Design Magazine "Best of the Year Award."
Washington native Steven Holl FAIA was awarded the Gold Medal by AIA National.
Gary Barber AIA has taken on the chairman's position for the Library Steering Committee for the City of Renton.
Daniel Toole Assoc. AIA presented his winning competition entry for the Cavin Fellowship on public TV in France.
Isla McKetta was appointed to the board of Richard Hugo House.
Kirsten R. Murray AIA of Olson Kundig recently served as juror for the SW Washington State AIA awards program.
Several member firms were honored at the 2011 Northwest and Pacific Region AIA Design Awards in Tokyo, Japan. Honor Awards were presented to: NAC Architects for The Cathcart Site; Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects for Grand Teton Discovery and Visitor Center, Port Townsend Residence, and Waipolu Gallery House; Weinstein A/U LLC for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Patient House; and Olson Kundig Architects for Art Stable. Merit Awards went to ZGF Architects for Port of Portland Headquarters; Weinstein A/U LLC for Kenmore City Hall; and Workshop AD for Colman Triplex. Citations went to: ZGF Architects for the Washington University Institute for Wine and Food Science and LMN Architects for PACCAR Hall, Foster School of Business. Awards to Perkins + Will Architects and Heliotrope Architects were announced in enews previously.
The DLR Group-designed MUSE School held ribbon-cutting ceremonies on November 7 at its new 22-acre zero-waste Malibu Canyon campus in California.
ORB Architects was honored with a Design Excellence Award, Small Business, from the Society of American Military Engineers' Seattle-Mt. Tacoma Posts for their Military Family Housing project at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska.
Jim Olson AIA of Olson Kundig lectured at the Palm Springs Art Museum in November on "Architecture for Art."
MulvannyG2 Architecture hired Keith Martin as their new global director of information technology.
DLR Group appointed Christopher L. Narramore, PE as a Senior Associate and Karen A. Montovino as an Associate.
Gary Swenson, founding principal at Swenson Say Fagét, will retire in December.
The American Institute of Architects 2012 National Convention Education Advisory Committee has accepted DKA Architecture's Rick Browning AIA's submission, "Active Outside the Practice: Architects in their Community" for presentation as part of the AIA 2012 National Convention and Design Exposition to be held in Washington, D.C.
Perkins+Will was honored with two 2011 AIA Northwest and Pacific Region Design Awards at the AIA NWPR Conference in Tokyo, Japan for University of Washington School of Medicine Phase 2, Seattle, Washington and Sammamish Library, Sammamish, Washington. Heliotrope Architects was recognized for Suncrest Residence and for the unbuilt Greenlake Passive House project.
FINNE Architects won two awards--the Architecture Single Residence category with the Eagle Harbor Cabin and in the Residential Property Interior Category with the Lake Forest Park Renovation--from the 2011 Americas Property Awards in London in association with Bloomberg Television and Google.
David Frum AIA of Clark/Kjos Architects was nominated to the board of the Academy of Architecture for Health starting Jan. 2012 and was asked to serve on the Academy's awards jury.
Chris Haas of Sparling is speaking in Houston as part of the AIA+2030 Professional Series.
MulvannyG2 Architecture took First Place in the 'External Newsletter' category and won an overall 'Best in Show' award for its e-newsletter, ReThink Architecture, at the 2011 Zweig Marketing Letter Excellence Awards.
Dorothy A. Johnston, Executive Director of AIA Seattle, 1973-1985, passed away on October 25. Read the full obituary online.
Tom Kundig FAIA of Olson Kundig Architects lectured on his recent work at the Royal Academy of Art in London on October 13 (podcast here), and was a featured speaker at the Monterey Design Conference held October 7-9. Kirsten R. Murray AIA lectured at Mississippi State University's School of Architecture on October 21 as part of the Harrison Lecture Series, and at Virginia Tech's School of Architecture and Design on October 13.
Weber Thompson promoted Amanda Keating AIA, LEED AP BD+C to Senior Associate and Myer Harrell AIA, BD+C to Associate.
Jim Duncan, Chairman of the Board and Principal of Sparling, joined the Board of Directors of Benaroya Hall.
Candela's Denise Fong will speak at the IES Annual Conference in Austin, TX.
DLR Group appointed Scott Kruse, AIA, and Tom O'Neil, AIA, LEED AP as Senior Principals and named Ron van der Veen, AIA, LEED AP, and Bill Judge, CCCA, LEED AP as Principals. Lawrence (Larry) Yuan, AIA, NCARB joined as the firm's Asia Region Leader.
Sullivan Conard Architect's Olympia Residence is featured in the Fall 2011 edition of LUXE interiors + design.
Petersen Elementary School in Scappoose, OR, designed by DLR Group, earned LEED Gold certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
DLR Group has added several new professionals to its integrated design practice: Cassie Alexander, interior designer; Aaron Asis, intern architect; Denny Burke, intern architect; Tim Ganey, architect; Joel Gragg, marketing professional; Bernt Johnson, structural designer; Thomas Schubert, electrical designer; and Erik Turner, mechanical designer.
The Beverly Hills Unified School District Board of Education selected DLR Group to modernize Beverly Hills High School campus.
Robert A. Smith Assoc. AIA has a new position with LMN Architects.
Several member firms won Best of Competition at the IIDA's INawards for interiors: DLR Group was Best IN Public, CollinsWoerman was Best IN Healthcare, Mithun was Best IN Hospitality, and NBBJ was Best IN Concept. In addition, DLR Group received an Honorable Mention for Best IN Hospitality.
The National Museum of the American Indian on the Mall in Washington, D.C., has become the first Smithsonian museum to achieve LEED certification. Johnpaul Jones FAIA of Jones & Jones Architects, Landscape Architects and Planners, was lead design consultant for the project.
MulvannyG2 Architecture hired Bernadette Rubio, NCIDQ, LEED AP, Associate, and Amanda Baker, CIDA, Associate, as well as rehiring Jo Garst, LEED AP BD+C, Associate.
atelierjones' urban agriculture work was just published in the October 2011 Hong Kong's Perspective: Architecture, Interiors and Design magazine.
DCI Engineers is one of eight firms featured in the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce Environmental Outlook.
Mark D'Amato of DCI Engineers was named Engineer of the Year by SEAW.
Dr. Sharon Sutton FAIA was honored at the Women of Color Empowered Luncheon for their notable achievements in environmentalism.
Dave Matthews AIA is now a Senior Associate at The Portico Group.
MulvannyG2 Architecture promoted three people to new leadership roles in its Bellevue office: Russ Hazzard AIA to Regional Practice Leader; Ted Caloger AIA to Regional Practice Leader; and Jenny Li to Regional Design Leader.
Tod Moore, RCDD, CIS, CDCD, Principal at Sparling presented on the "Forging Innovation" panel at the California Health Facilities Forum.
DLR Group's design for Marysville Getchell Campus in Marysville, WA, was named the The Council for Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) 2011 James D. MacConnell Award winner.
See Jonathan Junker Assoc. AIA and graypants on Apple's website.
Mithun recently promoted Brendan Connolly AIA, to Partner; Roger Gula AIA, to Principal; Erin Christensen AIA to Associate Principal; and Lynn McBride AIA, to Associate Principal.
Jim Olson FAIA of Olson Kundig Architects is featured in a retrospective exhibit on his work, "Jim Olson: Architecture for Art," at the Museum of Art, Washington State University. The exhibit runs until December 10.
Peter Dobrovolny AIA, Dave Cutler AIA, Perry England, David Walsh AIA, and Cassandra Delaune were appointed to the new Seattle 2030 District Board of Directors.
Basel Jurdy, Principal at Sparling, presented on acoustics in healthcare at the 2011 Washington State Society of Healthcare Engineering Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition.
Walter Schact AIA of Schacht Aslani Architects will be serving as the AIA Washington Council representative to the Washington Architects & Engineers Legislative Council (AELC) and as the architect representative to the Governor's Capital Projects Advisory Review Board.
Amanda Sturgeon AIA presented at On the Path to Sustainability: Fostering Healthy Built and Natural Environments and The Blue Frontier: Water Technology and Innovation in Buildings.
Brian Court AIA and Craig Curtis FAIA of the Miller Hull Partnership were mentioned in "Seattle Building Aims to Be a 'Green' Giant" article in the August 31 issue of Architectural Record Daily.
Erin Doherty AIA was recently re-appointed by the Seattle City Council as member of the Pioneer Square Preservation Board.
Outpost designed by Tom Kundig FAIA of Olson Kundig Architects is featured on the cover of Entre Muros, the design magazine of Mexico City's newspaper Reforma. In addition, his project Studio Sitges project appears in the September issue of Architectural Digest.
Susan Jones FAIA, of atelierjones will be a juror for the New City Design Awards in the City of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada this fall.
Robert Shrosbree of SiteWorkshop was elevated to the 2011 ASLA Council of Fellows, based on completed works that have advanced at the art, stewardship and social responsibility of landscape architecture.
The University of Oregon announces the selection of Johnpaul Jones FAIA, cofounder of Jones & Jones Architects & Landscape Architects, as the 2011 Pietro Belluschi distinguished visiting professor in Eugene for the fall term.
The Lake Forest Park Renovation and the Eagle Harbor Cabin by Finne Architects were featured in the new book, Country House Architecture and Design, published by Braun Publishing, Switzerland. The Eagle Harbor Cabin was also selected as a 2011 Winner of the Marvin Architect Challenge Design Contest.
Susan Jones FAIA, of atelierjones, will be an AIA Honor Awards juror for the AIA Western Mountain Region Awards, AIA Arizona, and AIA Washington State Civic Design Awards this year.
Tom Kundig FAIA of Olson Kundig Architects will be the special lecturer at two events in South Africa sponsored by the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction and the Department of Architecture, University of the Free State.
ZGF's Seattle office added seven new employees: Craig Rizzo, Melissa Eby, Beth Stroshane, Julie Cronk, Scott Blakemore, Thayer Wild, and Adrienne Watkins.
TIGHT URBANISM, Alley architecture in the U.S., Australia, and Japan. A new book by Daniel Toole Assoc. AIA is now available for purchase.
Coffman Engineers will receive a 2011 International/National Relief Partners Award from the Inland Northwest Chapter of the Red Cross.
Modern Views by Studio/216 is an official selection for SIFF's "Films on Architecture and Design.
The Miller Hull Partnership opened a new office in San Diego.
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