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The tale of the dramatically respectful renovation of a true midcentury-modern masterpiece | The Seattle Times
With meticulous attention to detail and history, architect and architectural historian Marvin Anderson updates and restores a Webster Point home originally designed by Lionel H. Pries, who was on the faculty in the UW's Department of Architecture.
Department:Architecture  College:Built.Environments  !UWitM  2019  regl  Seattle.Times  Pries.Lionel 
3 days ago by uwnews
Why do all new apartment buildings look the same? | Curbed
A wave of sameness has washed over new residential architecture. U.S. cities are filled with apartment buildings sporting boxy designs and somewhat bland facades, often made with colored panels and flat windows. Richard Mohler, an associate professor of architecture at the UW, is quoted.
Mohler.Richard  Curbed  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Architecture  College:Built.Environments 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Is the greenest building one that’s already built? A UW professor investigates | The Seattle Times
In “Building Reuse: Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design,” Kathryn Rogers Merlino, director of the University of Washington's Center for Preservation and Adaptive Reuse in the College of Built Environments, challenges preconceived ideas of what green construction really means.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl  Rogers-Merlino.Kathryn  College:Built.Environments  Department:Architecture 
10 weeks ago by uwnews
We should be reusing buildings, says UW professor | KOMO Radio
Most of us recycle paper, cans and bottles, but one UW professor wants more developers to recycle buildings. Kathryn Rogers Merlino, professor of architecture at the UW, is interviewed.
Rogers.Merlino.Kathryn  Department:Architecture  College:Built.Environments  !UWitM  2018  regl  radio  KOMO 
11 weeks ago by uwnews
Even an icon needs a little work occasionally. Case in point: Seattle's Space Needle — it's never looked better | Los Angeles Times
One of America's most iconic towers, the Space Needle, recently got a reboot. Victor Steinbrueck, a UW architecture professor who died in 1985, is widely credited with developing the Needle's three legs that slope into the elevator bank, then bifurcate and cup the saucer-shaped restaurant and observation deck.
Steinbrueck.Victor  Department:Architecture  College:Built.Environments  !UWitM  2018  natl  Los.Angeles.Times 
october 2018 by uwnews
New UW building is among greenest on campus, but falls short of cutting-edge efforts elsewhere | The Seattle Times
As the UW plans major new buildings on the west side of campus, environmentalists are calling on it to step up its green building practices. Chris Meek, associate professor of architecture at the UW, Mike McCormick, UW associate vice president of capital planning and development, Claudia Frere-Anderson, director of the UW's Sustainability office, and Daniel Schwartz, director of the UW's Clean Energy Institute, are quoted.
Seattle.Times  regl  !UWitM  2018  development  Life.Sciences.Building  Meek.Chris  Department:Architecture  PopHealth.Building  Gates.Foundation  Schwartz.Daniel  Frere-Anderson.Claudia  McCormick.Mike  Clean.Energy.Institute 
september 2018 by uwnews
5 architectural approaches that are shaping the way we live | The Seattle Times
As with every single other thing about Seattle, there’ve been some developments in residential design since 2008. Architects and UW associate professors Rick Mohler and Elizabeth Golden are featured.
Golden.Elizabeth  Mohler.Rick  Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl  College:Built.Environments  Department:Architecture 
september 2018 by uwnews
Target comes to U. District | KUOW
Target is building a new store in the University District. Louisa Iarocci, associate professor of architecture at the UW, is interviewed.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  radio  Department:Architecture  Iarocci.Louisa  College:Built.Environments 
july 2018 by uwnews
How Seattle's appetite for construction is creating a growing waste problem | Seattle Magazine
Seattle's fervor for continual renewal is fully visible in the constant demolition and construction throughout the city. Less obvious is the environmental impact of the building and construction process. Kate Simonen, a UW professor of architecture, is quoted.
Seattle.Magazine  !UWitM  2018  regl  Simonen.Kate  Department:Architecture  College:Built.Environments 
may 2018 by uwnews
Hidden layers of history uncovered by demolition of Rainier Square | KIRO
When the downtown Seattle shopping center from the 1970s known as Rainier Square was recently demolished, layers of the city’s history that haven’t been seen for decades were suddenly revealed. Jeffrey Karl Ochsner, professor of architecture at the UW, is quoted.
Ochsner.Jeffrey  Department:Architecture  College:Built.Environments  !UWitM  2018  regl  KIRO 
january 2018 by uwnews
Opinion | Neighborhood coalition threatens to make Seattle less affordable | The Seattle Times
"We agree with (Seattle’s Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda) that the best way to do so is to build more housing close to transit, schools, jobs, parks and services, and to require some of this housing be affordable," writes Paul Chapman of Welcoming Wallingford and of Microsoft, and Rick Mohler or Welcoming Wallingford and an associate professor of architecture at the UW.
Mohler.Rick  Department:Architecture  College:Built.Environments  !UWitM  2017  Seattle.Times  opinion.analysis 
december 2017 by uwnews
Jack Christiansen's designs were ‘grand scale' sculpture | Daily Journal of Commerce
John V. (Jack) Christiansen, a pioneer in designing thin shell concrete structures and a UW professor from 1984 to 1987, died Aug. 16 on Bainbridge Island. He was 89. Tyler Sprague, a UW assistant professor of architecture, is mentioned.
Sprague.Tyler  College:Built.Environments  Department:Architecture  Daily.Journal.Commerce  !UWitM  2017 
august 2017 by uwnews
A win for the Sammamish Heritage Society: Providence Heights named an Issaquah landmark | Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter
In the demolition permit appeal for the Providence Heights campus by the Sammamish Heritage Society, the entire property was named a city of Issaquah landmark in a unanimous vote by the Landmarks Commission on July 27. Tyler Sprague, UW assistant professor of architecture, is mentioned.
College:Built.Environments  Department:Architecture  Issaquah.Reporter  !UWitM  2017  Sprague.Tyler 
august 2017 by uwnews
What is the 'Seattle style' in architecture? | seattlepi.com
This might not surprise you but over the years the Seattle style has not fallen all that far from the architectural tree. David Miller, professor of architecture at the UW, is quoted.
Department:Architecture  College:Built.Environments  !UWitM  2017  seattlepi.com  Miller.David 
july 2017 by uwnews
‘This is going to be a wild ride’ for the design team | Daily Journal of Commerce
"As architects, the responsibility of finding an appropriate solution that links tradition and modernity was both daunting and exhilarating," writes David Miller, professor of architecture at the UW.
Miller.David  Department:Architecture  Daily.Journal.Commerce  !UWitM  2017  College:Built.Environments 
june 2017 by uwnews
Quirky Bothell shopping village may give way to new housing | Q13
The need for new homes continues in our region. But that means some old and beloved locations may fall by the wayside. Richard Mohler, an associate professor of architecture at the UW, is quoted.
Mohler.Richard  !UWitM  2017  Department:Architecture  College:Built.Environments  Q13 
june 2017 by uwnews
America's train stations: An architectural explainer | CityLab
Long before America had a distinct sense of buildings as corporate branding, rail lines were busy laying the very track of the idea. Jeffrey Karl Ochsner, professor of architecture at the UW, is quoted.
Ochsner.Jeffrey  !UWitM  2017  Department:Architecture  City.Lab  College:Built.Environments 
june 2017 by uwnews
Eric's Heroes: The man who gave us the Fremont Troll | KOMO
Who was it that possessed the perverse audacity to look at a dark patch of dirt under the Aurora Bridge and imagine a peculiar form of immortality? Steve Badanes, a UW professor of architecture and the creative mind behind the famous Fremont Troll, is featured.
KOMO  !UWitM  2017  Department:Architecture  Badanes.Steve 
may 2017 by uwnews
Challenging the whiteness of American architecture, in the 1960s and today | LA Times
"This book tells the story of how I got a free Ivy League education.”
That's the arresting opening sentence of Sharon Egretta Sutton’s “When Ivory Towers Were Black." Sutton is a professor emeritus of architecture at the UW.
Los.Angeles.Times  !UWitM  2017  Sutton.Sharon  Department:Architecture 
april 2017 by uwnews
Seattle landmarks face gold rush, World’s Fair combined | MyNorthwest.com
At a meeting later today at City Hall, the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board is likely to vote on whether or not the building that houses Mama’s Mexican Kitchen in Belltown meets the criteria to be protected along with other city landmarks. Jeffrey Karl Ochsner, a UW professor of architecture, is quoted.
Ochsner.Jeffrey  !UWitM  2017  KIRO  Department:Architecture 
january 2017 by uwnews
Amazon’s Spheres: Lush nature paradise to adorn $4 billion urban campus | The Seattle Times
Long before they’re completed, Amazon’s eye-catching buildings draw a lot of curiosity. The glass domes are a central focus of the company’s effort to transform the city’s urban core. Gundula Proksch, associate professor of architecture at the UW, is quoted.
Proksch.Gundula  Department:Architecture  !UWitM  2017  Seattle.Times  amazon 
january 2017 by uwnews
Rick Mohler | U District upzone offers a host of welcome benefits | The Seattle Times
"The proposed upzone of the University District provides many benefits too often missed in the public discussion," writes guest columnist Rick Mohler, associate professor of architecture at the UW.
Seattle.Times  Mohler.Rick  Department:Architecture  !UWitM  2016  development 
december 2016 by uwnews
Local projects win preservation awards | Daily Journal of Commerce
A UW Department of Architecture program is among the winners of the 2016 John D. Spellman Awards for historic preservation. The class helped revitalize King County's historic downtowns through its Storefront Studio program.
Daily.Journal.Commerce  !UWitM  2016  Department:Architecture 
november 2016 by uwnews
Tyler Hemstreet | From the Helm: Outsider perspective might help solve complex downtown issues | The News Tribune
"Opinions on the present and future of downtown Gig Harbor run the gamut," writes columnist Tyler Hemstreet. A team of 10 University of Washington graduate students and seniors in architecture, planning and landscape architecture surveyed the area and proposed ideas for it.
students  !UWitM  2016  TNT  Department:Architecture  Department:Landscape.Architecture 
november 2016 by uwnews
A teardown a day: Bulldozing the way for bigger homes in Seattle, suburbs | The Seattle Times
Home demolitions have altered residential neighborhoods across King County, as small bungalows are replaced by large, boxlike houses that on average cost about three times as much. Rick Mohler, associate professor of architecture at the UW, is quoted.
Mohler.Rick  !UWitM  2015  Seattle.Times  Department:Architecture 
august 2016 by uwnews
What department stores say about America's changing income classes | CS Monitor
Coach has announced a step away from department stores, which have cut their budgets – and their consumer appeal – as America's incomes and habits shift into new types of purchasing. Louisa Iarocci, associate professor of architecture at the UW, is quoted.
Iarocci.Louisa  Department:Architecture  !UWitM  2016  csmonitor 
august 2016 by uwnews
Moving history: Weyerhaeuser building hauled to new home | The Everett Herald
Everett’s historic Weyerhaeuser Office Building has a new home. The building's architect, Carl F. Gould, was the founder of the University of Washington’s architecture program.
!UWitM  2016  Everett.Herald  Gould.Carl  Department:Architecture 
july 2016 by uwnews
Opinion | Seattle neighborhoods need to embrace land-use changes | The Seattle Times
"Some claim that we must protect on-street parking for existing homeowners and equate car ownership with livability. Urban mobility, not car ownership, makes cities and neighborhoods livable," writes Rick Mohler, an associate professor of architecture and affiliate fellow of the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the UW.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2016  Mohler.Rick  Department:Architecture  Department:Runstad.Real.Estate 
june 2016 by uwnews
Healing garden opens at Seattle VA hospital | KIRO-TV
Veterans have a new place at the VA hospital in Seattle to heal their body, mind and soul. It's all thanks to the public's support, and the hard work of students from the UW's Department of Landscape Architecture.
!UWitM  2016  KIRO  Department:Architecture 
june 2016 by uwnews
Unlocking the segregation mystery of a Seattle theater - Local News | MyNorthwest.com
The Moore Theatre may have a deep dark past of segregation. Jeffrey Karl Ochsner, professor of architecture at the UW, and Quintard Taylor, professor of history at the UW, are quoted.
OchsnerJeffrey  Taylor.Quintard  Department:Architecture  KIRO  race  Department:History  2015 
december 2015 by uwnews

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