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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.


Exactly how authentic do we want our outdoor experience to be, and how far do we have to go to find it? How can we protect our natural treasures in the midst of explosive regional population growth? Can we mitigate that human pressure on these environments by leveraging urban wilderness? Wild Tensions: How Design Impacts the Outdoor Experience explores the inherent tensions between our pursuit of the wilderness experiences that are so integral to our Pacif Read More
June 16, 10:00 - 2:00 PM
Join the Seattle Architecture Foundation for a special Family Day celebrating the opening of Wild Tensions: How Design Impacts the Outdoor Experience! Create your own delicious snacks at our trail mix bar, build your own wilderness shelter, learn about the wild lives of animals who live with us right here in the city, and more! And of course, explore the exhibit to learn about our region’s distinctive relationship with the wilderness and outdoor recreati Read More
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: Clayton Beaudoin, Principal, SiteWorkshop Michael Shiosaki, Director of Planning and Development, Seattle Parks and Recreation Zack Thomas, Associate Landscape Architect, PLA, LEED AP ND Read More
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