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Family Program: We Need Community!
Thursday, January 21, 2021 in General Comments Off on Family Program: We Need Community!

Community centers are public locations where members of a community can gather for group activities. If you got all of your favorite people together in one space, what kind of space would you need? Free RSVP

Seattle’s Secrets: A David B. Williams Lecture Series Thursday, January 21, 2021 in General Comments Off on Seattle’s Secrets: A David B. Williams Lecture Series

The Seattle Architecture Foundation is pleased to announce a three-part lecture series in partnership with David B. Williams. Join us every first Thursday from March through May for this exploration of Seattle history. We’ll learn about the secret histories of Hiram M. Chittenden (Ballard) Locks, Seattle’s legendary seven hills, and its protean shoreline, and how […]

Another Opening, Another Show: Seattle Theater History Thursday, January 21, 2021 in General Comments Off on Another Opening, Another Show: Seattle Theater History

Our theaters offer a very colorful architectural history made even more interesting through the recollections of the architects, the people who worked in and performed in these theaters, and the public who attended shows there. Lawrence Kreisman, who curated the 1981 MOHAI theater exhibition, has us look at the remnants of an early theater industry […]

Unreinforced Masonry: Connecting | Preparing | Preserving Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in General Comments Off on Unreinforced Masonry: Connecting | Preparing | Preserving

Join Seattle Architecture Foundation and the curator of AIA Seattle’s When Seattle Shakes, Mary Waelder, for a conversation that touches on the personal, cultural, and structural consequences of living in a seismic zone. How does living in an earthquake zone impact you? Are you prepared for the next big one? Learn what local preservationists, architects, […]

When Seattle Shakes Curator Talks Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in General Comments Off on When Seattle Shakes Curator Talks

Join us for an evening talk with our exhibition researcher and curator, Mary Waelder. In this exhibit, Mary explores how to align the goals of historic preservation and resilient design by understanding the most effective ways of protecting a city’s historic building stock against earthquakes. The talk will be focused on her research and attendees […]

When Seattle Shakes Curator Talks Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in General Comments Off on When Seattle Shakes Curator Talks

Join us for an evening talk with our exhibition researcher and curator, Mary Waelder. In this exhibit, Mary explores how to align the goals of historic preservation and resilient design by understanding the most effective ways of protecting a city’s historic building stock against earthquakes. The talk will be focused on her research and attendees […]

Why Seattle Shakes with David B. Williams Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in General Comments Off on Why Seattle Shakes with David B. Williams

Unlike many regions in the country, the Seattle area is constantly reminded of its geologic past, present, and future. Whether it is our landslides, our glacier-carved topography, or our three major earthquake zones, this area’s geologic history is young, dynamic, and accessible. In this virtual talk, naturalist David B. Williams will provide an introduction to […]

The Protean Shoreline virtual tour with David B. Williams Tuesday, October 20, 2020 in General Comments Off on The Protean Shoreline virtual tour with David B. Williams

Join the Seattle Architecture Foundation and local author and naturalist, David B. Williams for a virtual tour. More so than most cities, Seattle has shaped itself to suit its needs. Seattle has removed hills, filled tide flats, and created a completely new downtown shoreline. On this virtual walk we’ll explore the last vestiges of the former downtown […]

Iterations: The Dynamics of the Design Process Wednesday, October 7, 2020 in General Comments Off on Iterations: The Dynamics of the Design Process

Iterations celebrates the germination of a design idea and how it’s nurtured over time through the exploration of writing, drawing, modeling, and material studies. These studies serve a myriad of functions, whether they depict the architectural elements employed, represent the building in its site, or serve to test a custom detail or connection. Join us for […]

Baptism by Fire with Maureen Elenga Wednesday, October 7, 2020 in General Comments Off on Baptism by Fire with Maureen Elenga

Baptism by Fire: How a flurry of construction in the wake of Seattle’s 1889 conflagration left us with an architectural time capsule in Pioneer Square like no other.  Join architectural historian and author, Maureen Elenga for a virtual tour of Seattle’s oldest neighborhood and explore how Seattle architects applied the familiar to emerging architectural trends […]