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2019 AIA Safety Assessment Program (SAP) Evaluator Training
Thursday, September 19, 2019 in General No Comment

Post-Disaster Safety-Assessment Program (SAP) training provides architects, engineers, and building officials and inspectors with the knowledge to provide evaluation of facilities, buildings, and infrastructures in the aftermath of a disastrous event. This full day, in-person, all-hazards, training course will include the SAP Building Evaluator Manual. Attendees will receive two field manuals from the Applied Technology […]

Mass Timber: Wood Framing Subcontractor Presentation Thursday, September 19, 2019 in General No Comment

Mass Timber  is an emerging market locally, and the Mass Timber committee is bringing in a presenter with a growing portfolio in installing wood framing to share their experience installing new building products. This presentation will focus on lessons learned from the jobsite regarding materials, connections, and approaches that will provide the best value to […]

Dr. Astrid Bahr and BauHaus Journal Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in General No Comment

AIA Seattle’s International Architecture Forum (SIAF) in partnership with Goethe Pop-up Seattle welcomes Dr. Astrid Bähr, research associate at Berlin’s Bauhaus-Archive, for a talk on architectural and design photography and the renewed significance of the bauhaus journal. To celebrate the 100th birthday of Bauhaus, Bähr revisits the journal as significant written testimony of this iconic […]

Brown Bag Lunch with Francis Janes of ILFI Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in General No Comment

In lieu of the regular committee meeting, Women In Design will host Francis Janes of the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) for a presentation and Q & A on the latest updates to the JUST Program. Everyone is welcome to attend, even if not a member of the Women In Design committee. This is a […]

Neighborhoods for All: Revisiting Single Family Zoning + HH Monday, April 15, 2019 in General No Comment

Cast aside your political comfort zones and join the conversation regarding increased access to the single family areas of Seattle. Members of the Seattle Planning Commission will present an in-depth history and analysis of single family zoning in Seattle along with a series of proposals for how to enable more Seattle citizens to access housing […]

Understanding Homelessness, Lecture 3 Monday, April 15, 2019 in General No Comment

Understanding Homelessness is a lecture series presented by AIA Seattle’s Committee on Homelessness (COHO) that invites homeless service providers to talk about their experiences working both with and for those in our community that are living without permanent shelter. Architects often see homelessness through the lens of housing, but by providing first-hand accounts from service […]

Call For Proposals: 2019 Seattle Design Festival Monday, March 25, 2019 in General No Comment

2019 is the year of Balance. From August 6–25, the Seattle Design Festival (SDF) will connect designers, community members and civic leaders to explore how we design for Balance. We invite you to collaborate with SDF 2019: Balance. Download the Call For Proposals KEY DATESApril 20 – Design JamMay 8 – Design JamMay 5 – […]

What Architects Need to Know About Trees Monday, March 25, 2019 in General No Comment

Too often existing trees are unnecessarily removed from site redevelopments, or new trees are not given adequate consideration during design due to site constraints. Learn from a master arborist with decades of experience in development and construction how to properly accommodate trees. Gain practical knowledge and tools that will help you to successfully retain trees […]

Ask An Architect: Navigating Your Building Project, hosted by Windermere Ballard Monday, March 25, 2019 in General No Comment

Dreaming about a home design project and not sure where to start? Wondering how to make the most of your budget? Curious about green design or how to plan for your family’s changing needs?R Whether your project is a small remodel or new construction — or if you are just curious about the design process […]

Because it Rains Opening Night Reception Friday, February 1, 2019 in General No Comment

Join us for the Opening Night Reception for “Because it Rains,” the latest exhibit @ the Center for Architecture & Design. Recipient of AIA Seattle’s 2018 Emerging Professionals Travel Scholarship, Laura Bartunek Assoc. AIA explored the concept of rain as a creative catalyst within design. Rain, so often approached as a universal foe to be […]