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  • Studio Visit: Olson Kundig Architects

    The studio crit remains a crucial part of the culture at this Seattle-based firm, which stops work once per week to gather for a group critique, even as it has grown from two to nearly 100 people.

  • Aedas Consultancy Firm Settles in Seattle

    Architecture and design consultancy firm Aedas opens its second office in the U.S. in Seattle.

  • Earth Day is Every Day

    Denis Hayes, CEO of Seattle's Bullitt Foundation, talked to ECO-STRUCTURE about the client side of a Living Building Challenge project.

  • Gathering Spot

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation converts an asphalt parking lot into a LEED Platinum campus that aims to offer a more natural site.

  • Product: Graypants Drum Scrap Light

    A suspension light fixture handmade from salvaged cardboard by the Seattle-based studio.

  • Seattle's Parking Wars

    A regulatory reform package in Seattle seeks to curb parking subsidies and disable NIMBYism, but not everyone is buying it.

  • Architecture Students Compete to Design the Most Cutting-Edge Workspace

    ‘Washington City Paper’s’ Lydia DePillis talks about a few of her favorite entries from the 30x30x30 workspace design competition, featured at the 2012 AIA National Convention and Design Exposition.

  • Steven Holl, Agent of Enlightenment

    2012 AIA Gold Medalist Steven Holl has never compromised on his design philosophy—even when his clients have no idea what he's talking about.

  • 'The Washington Post' Calls for Washington High-Rise Designs

    'The Washington Post' asked a number of D.C. architects to reimagine the city without a restrictive Height Act—and opened a call to readers to submit their own designs.

  • Perkins+Will Addition Brings More Life to Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Phillip Kennicott writes in ‘The Washington Post’ that architecture firm Perkins+Will’s $1.1 billion addition to Johns Hopkins Hospital is on par with their other work. In his review of the hospital, Kennicott compliments the firm’s efforts to bring cheer to the dismal facility. But the new lively...