Tailored to reflect the deep interdisciplinary collaboration that distinguishes architectural practice in our region, this four-part series will focus on project management and delivery from conception to completion, emphasizing the fundamentals of collaboration, communication, and client care every step of the way.
Named for civil rights leader Whitney M. Young Jr., this award distinguishes an architect or architectural organization that embodies social responsibility and actively addresses a relevant issue, such as affordable housing, inclusiveness, or universal access.
Congratulations to Karen L. Braitmayer FAIA on receiving the 2019 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award.Nationally recognized for her leadership and advocacy for civil rights for people with disabilities, Braitmayer has smashed physical and social barriers for herself and for others. By promoting equity and inclusion through her consulting work and education efforts, Braitmayer has created a more inclusive and just environment for all.
Winners of AIA Seattle's Honor Awards for Washington Architecture 2018 were announced at Benaroya November 5. Thank you to our jury, Honor Awards Committee and attendees for a great night of design dialogue!
This year AIA Seattle chapter the 68th annual Honor Awards for Washington Architecture to celebrate excellence in design. From 115 submittals, the jury chose 13 award winners from three categories – built, conceptual, and research & innovation. 2018 was also the first year of the Young Voices Selection (YVS), a program to engage and elevate the voices of young designers through direct participation and representation in the Honor Awards selection process.
Author Marc Vassallo explores the design of small urban housing.
Join us and author Marc Vassallo at Little House in the City: Designing Small Within City Limits to explore the design of small, urban houses and backyard ADUs as a smart response to two demographic trends: the shrinking size of households and the growing popularity of city living – followed by a group conversation on the pros and cons of small city houses.
Join us @ the Center for an exhibit tour with Graphic Art Curator, Cleo Barnett (December 12) and Research Curator, Mayumi Tsutakawa (January 24).
Sanctuary: Design for Belonging presents design ideas from Displaced, a competition seeking game-changing design solutions addressing the global refugee and immigrant crisis in an urban context. The exhibit focuses on five functional categories for fostering belonging: Social Innovation, Shelter, Resource Hubs, Gathering Spaces, and Storytelling.
Join us for an exhibit tour by our Graphic Art Curator, Cleo Barnett (December 12) and Research Curator, Mayumi Tsutakawa (January 24).
AIA Seattle's Advocacy Update Enewsletter delivers advocacy information right to your inbox.
In this issue of our monthly Advocacy Update: Voting is now open for the 2021 ICC; AIA Washington Council reacts to the midterm election results; Seattle hearing examiner rules in favor of MHA; and more; plus upcoming events and opportunities to get involved in state and local advocacy issues.