Also join these committees at their upcoming events:

UDF’s A New Urbanist, a Historiam and an Urbanist – Single Family in Seattle | September 18

Honor Awards Early Bird Deadline | September 19

AHC’s Fall Happy Hour – Seattle | September 19

SPARC’s Ask An Architect | September 21

and SIAF + DRT’s Happy Hour | September 24


AIA Northwest Washington (NWW) serves our members in North Puget Sound, supporting and promoting the design profession through educational programs and other activities. Check here for their latest updates.

Join us for the AIA Northwest Washington 2019 Design Awards to celebrate the best architectural designs available from the AIA members in Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and San Juan Counties.  October 3 at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal.

On October 7, AIA Seattle will present a full-day continuing education forum focused on the design and delivery of higher education environments. The planning task force is convening a series of lightning talks and case study presentations from a variety of disciplines focused on design for learning and higher education. Keynote speaker Michael Cotton of Snøhetta New York will be kicking off the forum.

Seattle Architecture Foundation’s 22nd Annual Architectural Model Exhibit, Symbiosis, brings the work of local architects and designers to the public, forging a deeper understanding of the design process and the built environment of Seattle. Symbiosis explore the positive products and constructive outcomes of interdependence, and to imagine how the work of architects and designers can incorporate disparate entities together in an impactful whole. The exhibit will be in  the gallery through November 23.

This month in state and local advocacy: This month in state and local advocacy: Seattle makes bold moves on climate; Mayor Durkan announces Housing Seattle Now; and the Central City Connector Streetcar project moves forward. Read the full August Advocacy Update here. 

Design in Public

SDF 2019 Balance

Seattle Design Festival 2019: Balance

August 16–25, SDF will connect designers, community members and civic leaders to explore how we design for Balance. Read more


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