Materiality, a part of our living environment that has been influencing our experience since the beginning of time. Just as the look and feel of a cave wall providing shelter shaped how a cave person may have felt in their living space, the materials used in built structures today, both inside and out, influence our encounters with the spaces we occupy. Come take a journey through history as we learn about materials in the PNW that truly give us a sense of time and space and how everything from technology to sustainability to our own personal tastes have influenced their evolution.

Larry Kreisman, Program Director at Historic Seattle
Anne Schopf FAIA, Partner, Director of Design, Mahlum
Jason Lear, Principal, Batt + Lear
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The Masonry Institute of Washington