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The Seattle Architecture Foundation connects people to the architecture, design, and history of Seattle. We provide entertaining workshops, dynamic tours, educational seminars, and enthusiastic community advocacy.

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Designed with younger children in mind (ages 6-11), SAF's family workshops encourage children and their caregivers to explore architecture through hands on activities each month. Workshops start off with an exploration of exciting examples of architecture from around the world and activities that highlight the design process. Then, the kids are off – designing and building their own structures in a whirlwind two hour workshop that culminates in a group p Read More
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Third Thursdays, January - June
Whether you are a newcomer or a lifelong Seattleite, this year’s Design in Depth’s lecture series is focused on solutions for welcoming everyone to our city and providing the tools to navigate once you’ve arrived. Hear from place-makers, architects and other design professionals hat have been involved in planning for Seattle’s Growth. Check out our website for more info Read More
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February 20, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Food connects people and bridges culture gaps. It’s a catalyst for conversations and innovation. This talk will focus on culinary-inspired spaces that support and celebrate diversity. Speakers: Tahmina Martelly, Programs Manager, World Relief Seattle Veena Prasad, Founder, Project Feast Moderator: Catherine Calvert, VIA Architecture GOLD SPONSOR: Hoffmann Construction Tickets Here Read More
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February 27, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Remember When: A Celebration of Seattle’s Past, Present and Future Join us for SAF’s biggest public event to showcase all that SAF does and celebrate and thank our volunteers who help make SAF a great community resource! Meet and reconnect with other SAF volunteers at the Center for Architecture and Design for food, refreshment and fun activities. Free RSVP Read More
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March, 20 6:00 - 7:30 PM
This talk will bring together stories and insights from the masterminds behind some of Seattle’s most iconic places of worship and explores how designers can innovate within an ancient building typology. Speakers: Jake LaBarre, AIA, Miller Hull Partnership LLP Lara Swimmer, Lara Swimmer Photography Daniel Weiner, Senior Rabbi, Temple De Hirsch Sinai Tickets Here Read More
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As Seattle’s population increases, school and business accommodations are becoming increasingly creative. This lecture focuses on the impact of design on where we learn and work and explore creative pursuits. Tickets Here Read More
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May 15, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
It may not be a roof over your head or a hearty meal but many argue that art is essential for healthy communities. At this talk movers and shapers of the Seattle arts & cultural community will share their tactics for inspiring change and engaging with the built environment. Tickets Here Read More
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Everyone needs a break now and then and with hundreds of city parks and vast natural spaces there’s no shortage of things to do in Seattle. For both new and longtime residents, this talk offers fresh perspectives on some of Seattle’s hidden gems. Speakers: Linnea Westerlind, Author, Discovering Seattle Parks Michael Shiosaki, Director of Planning and Development, Seattle Parks and Recreation Tickets Here Read More
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Most Saturdays, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
The CfAD Playlab is a free drop-in Saturday program for youth and families at the Center for Architecture and Design. Each week children and families are invited to explore different architecture and design focused activities and test their skills thinking critically about the built environment. The program is designed for all ages. For more information email us at: [email protected] Read More