2013 Award of Honor: Cleveland Civic Core
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2013 Award of Honor: Cleveland Civic Core
AIA is not just for architects. If you work in the design and construction field, offer products or services to architects, or are just interested in great design, AIA Seattle is the place for you. In a world where disciplinary boundaries no longer matter, AIA Seattle sees the Allied Member program as an important bridge between architecture and allied fields.
AIA Seattle opens the door to relationships with over 1800 architects and design professionals in Puget Sound. As an Allied Member, you can solidify those relationships by participating in committees and events, and accessing all the services and discounts of architect members. Allied Members are also recognized on our web site and in our publications, and are a valuable resource for our community.
AIA Seattle is an important public voice for great design. Membership gives you an influential and respected platform to engage in civic dialogue about urban design, sustainability, and the regulatory environment that shapes our places.
Enjoy hundreds of dollars in discounts on events, classes, job listings, and documents, and access to members-only programs.
Building Measurement Services
Moss Adams LLP
Moss Adams will be a nationally recognized, industry-focused tax, accounting, and consulting firm serving successful middle-market businesses, not-for-profit and governmental enterprises, and high net worth individuals.
Kenneth Huber 206-789-2413
Snap-Tex NW Inc.
Snap-Tex is the industry-leading acoustical stretched fabric mounting system for walls, ceilings and other interior surfaces. Engineered for superior function and design flexibility, Snap-Tex brings acoustic control to interior architecture without sacrificing aesthetics.
Tim Retynski 206-394-9595
Echelon Home Products
Echelon Home Products is a distributor of luxury appliances in the NW. Our fully functional training studio and knowledgeable staff can provide information and training for all design and building needs. Bosch, Thermador and Gaggenau brand home appliances.
Vanessa Henning 206-284-8400
Bradlee was founded in 1982 with a vision to establish a pre-eminent luxury home appliance distributor. Over the past three decades, we have procured the very finest in kitchen and laundry appliances, showcased in our three regional training and education centers. Brands represented are Sub-Zero, Wolf, Franke, Best, Abbaka and ASKO.
Leslie Morison 206-623-9414
Zimmer Gunsel Frasca Architects LLP
We transform the needs and aspirations of our clients into inventive, engaging built environments. We listen; we are collaborative and passionate about our work.
Mark Ormiston 425-746-3188
Definitive Audio, Inc.
For 33 years, providing the finest in electronic home entertainment. From the very beginning, back in 1975, the aim of Definitive Audio has remained resolutely unchanged: To provide the people of the Pacific Northwest with a choice of the world's finest electronic entertainment products.
Andrew Stouppe 206-467-0054
TRINITY / ERD
For over 20 years, Trinity|ERD has maintained its reputation as one of the most experienced, innovative and knowledgeable building envelope consulting and engineering firms in North America. We provide services including building envelope investigation, design / specification, testing, construction observation, litigation support, and system / product development to a wide variety of clients. With three offices and a full-service testing laboratory to support our clients, Trinity|ERD is able to provide whole roofing and waterproofing solutions to a range of issues related to the exterior building envelope.
Building Measurement Services
Steve Cramer 206-328-7410
2-D As-Built Floor Plans
We are a professional building measurement company using proprietary laser-to-pen tablet technology to produce extremely accurate architectural as-built floor plans.
Bob Lockwood 253-272-0404
Hewitt Cabinets has been providing fine custom cabinetry to contractors, designers and homeowners in the Puget Sound region since its founding in 1958. Whether you prefer the classic look of beaded or square flush inset cabinets, the traditional look of overlay face-frame cabinets or the contemporary style of frameless cabinets Hewitt delivers the most elegant design and highest quality available.
Keith Cash (Student Allied) 206-730-2771
Abacus Fine Carpentry
Abacus Fine Carpentry is a small, quality-oriented woodworking team that specializes in various finish carpentry projects including installation of: window and door trim, crown, chair, baseboard moldings, decorative-beam ceilings, interior doors, wainscoting, and kitchen and bath cabinetry as well as construction of custom built-in furniture, decks, porches, stairs, and fences.
Danny Belcher (253) 268-0524
Gall Construction Co., Inc. serves owners, architects, and developers with a commitment to teamwork and quality. Through innovation, integrity, experience, enthusiasm, and personal commitment, Gall Construction provides value-added services to our clients.
Brian Fouts, Ahbleza Pattison and Christie Jacox 206-587-4000
JTM Construction | JTM Construction is a Seattle-based general contractor building the future in the Pacific Northwest. Through integrity, innovation, experience, and personal commitment, JTM Construction provides value-added services to our commercial building clients. Our people deliver client-focused construction from project concept to completion, building relationships on trust, performance and reliability.
Elisabeth Black 206-789-5553
Method Homes (Pre Fab)
Method Homes is a custom manufacturer of precision-engineered prefab structures, all built by master craftsmen. Our quality is unmatched, as is our portfolio of modern prefab homes. Whether you require a purpose-built structure to meet the growing needs of your business, a stylish cabin, or a superb, full-sized family dwelling, Method can deliver.
Christopher Murdoch 425-519-7399
PCL Construction Services
The PCL family of companies is a group of independent construction companies which carry out diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $5 billion, making them the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in the United States.
Richard Nord 206-304-6061
RGN Construction LLC
RGN Construction takes great pride in consistently providing quality craftsmanship, superior construction management, and exceptional customer service while incorporating value engineering every step of the way. We follow time-tested budget, schedule, and quality procedures to ensure success. RGN has an innovative and reliable team, whose vast product knowledge, experience and meticulous attention to detail gets the job done right. With RGN, you can be sure that your project will be completed with integrity, pride, and total commitment.
Connie Petersen 425-392-3551
C. Petersen & Associates
C. Petersen & Associates can provide your business with focused direction for long-term growth and change. We thrive on providing market-driven strategies that gain market share for you.
Perry Spring LEED AP 360-316-9600
Spring Ecological Enterprises
Heather Beaulieu (425) 702-6620
Rafn Company is a leading commercial general contractor in the sustainable building industry in the Puget Sound region. Founded in 1978 Rafn pioneered the negotiated referral based business model that allows them to work as true partners with the developer, architect, and consultant team on all of their work.
Tony Mercado (425) 943-4474
Pella Corporation is an innovative leader in creating a better view for homes and businesses by designing, testing, manufacturing and installing quality windows and doors for new construction, remodeling and replacement applications.
Rob Kuemper (425) 284-4000
S.D. Deacon Corp. of Washington
The focus of our company is on service, teamwork and communication. Our culture is one of support, humility and encouragement of personal growth. We value open-mindedness and encourage change as a way to improve. We are driven by the entrepreneurial spirit of our people, who in turn are supported by the resources of our company. Everyone is encouraged to pursue his or her passion, to learn and to grow. It’s difficult to predict the future, but we’ve enjoyed the last 30 years and look forward to finding out where the future will lead.
Jeff Lancaster (206) 905-7850
RSM Design is an award winning international design studio focusing on the seamless integration of graphic design, identity and architecture. We identify needs by uncovering opportunities that engage the audience and bring meaning and purpose to design solutions. The studio’s work bridges context, communities, and cultures to create environments that enrich human experiences and transform places to destinations.
Dale W. Nussbaum - Landscape
Allworth Nussbaum is a group of landscape architects, construction professionals, and maintenance specialists with a passion for creating beautiful residential landscape.
Mark Olson - Glass - 425-467-5599
Unique Art Glass
Mark creates his designs with careful attention to architecture, interior design, and function, often collaborating with architects, designers, and other craftsmen. He strongly believes in the quality of his craft and the honesty of its construction. In 1989 Mark created Unique Art Glass and continues to produce works for many Northwest homes, churches, and businesses. Mark’s work has been published in trade magazines, brochures and most recently the Greater Puget Sound area magazine Pacific.
David Shuler - Staircase Design - 206-587-5354
Seattle Stair & Design
For over 30 years our skilled craftspeople have fused old-world traditions with modern techniques to put the finishing touches on the continent’s finest homes. We work with owners, builders and architects to create unique staircases that perfectly complete each space. Whether you crave the classic romance of a grand stair with fine columns wrought in hand-rubbed Hawaiian Koa, or the bold statement of a spiral staircase rising in glass and steel, we can help you realize your vision. In our 10,000 square foot studio, we design and build staircases for residential and commercial projects at the highest levels of technical mastery.
Julie O'Farrell 206-992-3650
O'Farrell Design: Color & Landscape
Julie is a designer, contractor, and colorscapist. She has created a lavish portfolio of work – everything from private perennial gardens, containers, and water features to elaborate landscaptes touting beautiful stone and ironwork, luscious flowers, foliage, and enviable curb appeal.
Susan Devine - 253-604-6600
James Dugan - 253-752-9862
Parametrix helps our clients deliver some of their most significant projects. Whether it’s improving our region’s infrastructure, restoring natural habitat, or designing a vision for the future, people depend on us for innovative ideas — engineering, planning, and environmental solutions that make a positive, lasting difference.
Affiliated Engineers - 206-256-0800
Organized in twelve offices, AEI is known for leadership, collaboration, and coordination in a collection of affiliated disciplines integrated in comprehensive support of our clients’ goals. We characterize our continuing growth as organic, not an objective but the outcome of successful practice. Just as our project solutions are driven by client vision, our growth reflects the needs of our client base.
Joseph Glaser - 206-787-8975
With more than twenty years of experience, DCI Engineers is committed to providing responsible and innovative civil and structural engineering services from six offices in the United States. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, the firm also has offices in Spokane and Everett; Portland, Oregon; San Diego, California; and Austin, Texas. DCI Engineers is licensed in all 50 states, as well as in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada.
Michael Jewsbury - 206-215-8299
Derek Beaman - 206-292-1200
Magnusson Klemencic Associates - Structural & Civil
Magnusson Klemencic Associates provides structural and civil consulting engineering services to architects, owners, developers, contractors, and others, with enhanced expertise in seismic, wind, and vibration Engineering, building renovation/change-of-use, sustainable designs, and blast protection.
Cory Hitzemann 206-343-0460
Coughlin Porter Lundeen, Structural/Civil/Seismic Engineering
Coughlin Porter Lundeen's philosophy is rooted in providing quality service to our clients. Detailed design and comprehensive project management are the benefits we consistently bring to the table.
Lund Wright Opsahl LLC - structural engineers
Lund Wright Opsahl (LWO) is the collaboration of principals Marjorie Lund, Michael Wright and Peter Opsahl, three structural engineers with solid reputations for design excellence locally, statewide and on a national level. LWO is a woman owned business. We provide a balance of innovative structural design with tried and true engineering that gives our clients constructible, sustainable, and cost effective solutions to meet their goals. Our current work includes commercial, institutional, industrial, and adaptive reuse projects. For further information visit us at lwo-se.com.
Paul Robinett 206-575-9700
Hermanson Company offers our clients the best in mechanical construction. We take pride in the quality of our engineering, project management, shop fabrication and field installation of Sheet Metal, Pipe and Plumbing systems. Our customers trust that Hermanson Company’s construction work is excellent – and that our dedication to providing a high quality product is paramount.
John Smith PE, SE 425-369-9179
Collons + Smith Structural Engineers
We provide the following structural design services to architects, building owners, developers and general & specialty contractors: Structural design of new buildings; Building renovation engineering, including seismic evaluation and upgrade; Post-tensioning engineering for repair and specialty installations, bonded and unbonded; Construction engineering for general & specialty contractors.
Thomas Wampler - Structural 206-973-5403
Engineers Northwest Inc., P.S.
Structural engineering services for new structural design, remodels and additions, seismic studies and retrofit, building assessments and residential.
Michael Eshelman - Mechanical 206-622-3321
FSi consulting engineers
FSi consulting engineers has provided mechanical engineering and fire protection design since 1985. Clients seek out FSi for creative thinking and innovative, sustainable, and practical design solutions for complex functions and facilities. FSi brings specialized expertise in sustainable design and the LEED process, and design of mechanical systems for educational, public, industrial, winery, and institutional facilities.
Virginia Andersen - 206-295-9098
Meeting your every workspace need. Looking for a full-service, national office furniture dealership who can handle your project from concept to completion and then some? Look no further — look to OM Workspace.
Allison Mills - 206-622-1608
Inform Interiors is a supplier for the best in modern furnishings and lighting for commercial and residential projects. Inform has a dedicated contract sales person and an experienced and knoledgeable residential furnishings team. Locally owned, Inform Interiors has eleven years of service to the Seattle A&D community.
Wick Temple 800-423-3531 X5311
Hafele America Company
Hafele a highly-regarded partner in architecture, woodworking and property development. Häfele's comprehensive hardware technology supply solutions include: furniture fittings, architectural hardware and Dialock, an electronic locking system.
David Ketchum 360-679-0345
Airside provides heliport design, consultation, code and specification services to architects and related professionals. Airside also proives heliport operating manuals, safety audits, and airspace reviews.
Amy Tovel, Marketing Coordinator 425-497-0616
Ichijo USA Co., LTD
As a subsidiary company of a major Japanese home builder, Ichijo Komuten (Tokyo Japan) Ichijo USA is offering custom designed homes and new development with quality and super entergy efficient technologies in the greater Seattle area.
Trond Bodal 206-216-4836
Servco Pacific Insurance
Servco Pacific Insurance offers a full range of property, casualty and marine insurance products, risk management services, traditional and loss–sensitive insurance programs and employee benefits consulting.
Julie Faust 206-695-2424
Kyle Haakenson 206-285-2208
We are workplace furnishing professionals focused on sourcing what's next for commercial spaces from across the globe. We take a solution not brand-based approach delivered by our team of credentialed interior designers who work with creative efficiency to serve the A&D community.
Mark Garff ASLA, LLA 425-822-5242
The Watershed Company
The Watershed Company provides assessment, enhancement, and planning for wetlands, streams, shorelines and wildlife habitat. An environmental consulting firm with nearly 30 years in natural resources evaluation, critical area mitigation and restoration design, sustainable landscape architecture, and environmental planning, we serve public, commercial, and private clients from our Seattle, Washington, office.
Andy Rasmussen 206-322-1732
Weisman Design Group Inc PS
We are a landscape architectural firm in Seattle, Washington offering a broad range of design and planning services. Established in 1983, we consistently deliver exciting and innovative projects satisfying clients within the public and private sectors.
Amber Hardwick - 206-622-1400
Green & Yalowitz, PLLC
Attorney representing architects and other members of the construction community in contract negotiations, claim prevention, and dispute resolution including defense of professional negligence claims.
Joe Hornstrom 602-321-9243
Since 1952, McNICHOLS is the worldwide leader in providing Perforated Metal, Expanded Metal, Wire Mesh and other Designer Metals, as well as a full line of Grating and Flooring Products.
Elsa Gomez 305-479-1474
At Geiger, we have a clear vision of our place in the world of tomorrow. In it, the culture of disposability and waste is unthinkable. Social, economic and environmental drivers affect decision making in equal measure. And businesses demand environmentally sound products not only because they make good economic sense, but because they make good human sense.
For our part, Geiger is building an infrastructure that preserves and enhances economic vitality and environmental health across all of our activities, today and tomorrow. Guided by the "Perfect Vision" initiative established by our parent company Herman Miller, Geiger has committed to a set of dramatic sustainability targets, all directed toward a single aim: zero environmental footprint by 2020. It's an aggressive goal and every day, Geiger moves closer to making it real. Here is where we are today.
Otto Greule 206-250-3397
Creating a visual narrative of the built environment, clarified by brilliant light.
Otto Greule Photography
Gracia Jarvis - 425-361-1562
Vertical Visual Solutions
We've built a reputation for providing the height of quality and innovation in architectural signage and environmental graphic systems. As your trusted partner, we will help you create the most effective Vertical Visual Solution for your corporate, retail, education, healthcare, municipalities, or multi-family living markets.
Joanne Barker 425-885-6360
The Complete Line
We offer a wide variety of products such as architectural, engineering, graphic art supplies, office furniture, computer and printer accessories along with thousand of quality office products.
Lawrence Ginsberg 425-869-7300
Marina Costanzo 425-896-7300
The Arcadia Group is a leading single source supplier of architectural building products, including curtain wall, storefront, entrance, window and interior framing. Arcadia's architectural business development team maintains products that comply with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Core & Shell Rating System. Arcadia is also supporting the fast-growing trend toward Building Information Modeling technology by making BIM models of its products available for building design and construction teams.
John Scott Miller - 360-527-0119
Technical expertise and a commitment to excellence make Cascade Joinery an ideal partner for builders throughout the country seeking to incorporate heavy timber, timber framing, log work or crafted timberwork in distinctive homes and buildings.
David Markley 425-883-4131
Transportation Solutions, Inc.
TSI provides specialized consulting services in transportation planning, traffic operations, and design throughout the Pacific Northwest. Services can range from a simple traffic impact analysis for a small commercial development to environmental impact statements for the phased development of a medical center or University.
Karl Niedermann 928-300-2760
Our replacement windows combine the best materials, precision engineering and time-tested construction methods so you receive customized windows that last a lifetime - GUARANTEED!.
You choose the style, the frame color and glass options from our entire replacement window selection.
Student Allied Members
Stephen Trigueiro, University of Washington
Jerry Tao, University of Washington
Christian Van Wassen, University of Washington
Gabriel Besser, Academy of Art University
Jennifer Janousek, University of Washington
Megan Addison, University of Oregon
Sara Vernia, University of Oregon
Cameron Wu, University of Washington
Richard Maneze, University of Washington
Katherine Sistek, University of Washington
Jena Restad, University of Washington
Daniel Novak, University of Washington
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