Record Store Installation at [storefront] / Olson Kundig Architects

11:00 - 25 December, 2011
© Tim Bies
© Tim Bies

Olson Kundig Architects is an experimental work place for their community collaborations, pro‐bono design work, philanthropic and volunteer work, and for design research and the development of design ideas. Since its inception this summer, has served as an artist’s working studio, a dancer’s stage, a non‐profit’s arts education on workshop and outreach hub, a design festival’s pop‐up space, and more. Record Store is the latest and current iteration of . More images and architects’ description after the break.

AIA+2030 Professional Series: Prepare for the New Energy FutureTM

07:00 - 22 December, 2011
Courtesy of AIA Seattle
Courtesy of AIA Seattle

AIA Seattle, the Seattle Chapter of American Institute of Architects, with partners BetterBricks, the City of Seattle, and Architecture 2030 present AIA+2030 Professional Series: Prepare for the New Energy Future at Seattle City Hall.

Bertschi School Living Science Building / KMD Architects

12:00 - 1 December, 2011

Architect: KMD Architects Location:  Seattle, Washington Project area: 5,225 sqf Construction cost: $930,000 (est.) Project Year: 2011 Owner/Tenant: The Bertschi School Photographs: Benjamin Benschneider

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Jim Olson: Architecture for Art Exhibition

04:00 - 5 October, 2011

The Museum of Art at Washington State University is organizing ‘Architecture for Art,’ the first comprehensive exhibition devoted to the career of Jim Olson, one of the Northwest’s most significant architects and founder of the internationally recognized Seattle-based firm, Olson Kundig Architects.

The exhibit, which is open from now until December 10th, will serve as a retrospective for Olson’s 45-year career, highlighting his residential legacy, including his own homes-an apartment in downtown Seattly and his cabin on Puget Sound-as well as his public design work, which encompasses the Lightcatcher Museum in Bellingham, Washingtom, St. Mark’s Cathedral and the Pike and Virginia Building in Seattle, and the Noah’s Art Exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  More information on the event after the break.

1100 First Street / Krueck & Sexton Architects

01:00 - 21 September, 2011
1100 First Street / Krueck & Sexton Architects, Courtesy of Prakash Patel
Courtesy of Prakash Patel
  • Architects

  • Location

    Washington, DC, USA
  • Architects

    Krueck & Sexton Architects
  • Mep Engineer

    Flack + Kurtz
  • Structural Engineer

    Tadjer Cohen Edelson Associates, Inc.
  • Client

    Tishman Speyer
  • Area

    355000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Prakash Patel

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Barcode House / David Jameson Architect

01:00 - 7 August, 2011
Barcode House / David Jameson Architect, © Paul Warchol Photography
© Paul Warchol Photography
  • Architects

  • Location

    1749 18th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009, USA
  • Architects

    David Jameson Architect
  • Project Architect

    Alex Stitt
  • General Contractor

    The Ley Group
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

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zHome / David Vandervort Architects

10:00 - 12 June, 2011
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Situated in the Issaquah Highlands just east of Seattle, zHome is envisioned as a ten unit, net zero energy and net zero carbon town home community. The 0.4-acre site is part of a larger parcel located at the entrance to the Highlands neighborhood. The larger parcel was planned as a combined project including the zHome site along with a mixed-use project that is being constructed by the YWCA.

Building 2345 / Höweler + Yoon Architecture

01:00 - 10 June, 2011
Building 2345 / Höweler + Yoon Architecture, Courtesy of  höweler + yoon architecture
Courtesy of höweler + yoon architecture
  • Architects

  • Location

    Anacostia Foot Center, 2041 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20020, USA
  • Architect

    Höweler + Yoon Architecture
  • Project Team

    J. Meejin Yoon, Eric Howeler, Carl Solander, Liz Burrow, Parker Lee, Daniel Sullivan, Dan Smithwick, Eric Maso
  • Structural Engineer

    MGV
  • Mechanical Engineer

    MepTech
  • Civil Engineer

    CAS
  • Contractor

    FEI Construction
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of höweler + yoon architecture

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Anacostia Library / The Freelon Group Architects

01:00 - 3 June, 2011
Anacostia Library / The Freelon Group Architects, © Mark Herboth
© Mark Herboth
  • Architects

  • Location

    Washington, DC, USA
  • Architect

    The Freelon Group Architects
  • Associate Architect

    R.McGhee Associates
  • Civil Engineer

    Delon Hampton & Associates
  • Mep Engineer

    Setty & Associates, Ltd.
  • Landscape Architect

    Lappas + Havener
  • General Contractor

    Forrester Construction Company
  • Area

    22000.0 sqm
  • Photographs

© Mark Herboth © Mark Herboth © Mark Herboth © Mark Herboth +11

The Lacey / Division1

01:00 - 10 May, 2011
The Lacey / Division1, © Debi Fox Photography
© Debi Fox Photography

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Cascadia Center for Sustainable Design and Construction / Miller Hull Partnership

08:30 - 3 May, 2011
© Miller Hull Partnership
© Miller Hull Partnership

Slated to be one of the most ambitious green buildings in North America, the Cascadia Center for Sustainable Design and Construction will be the world’s most energy-efficient commercial building reinforcing the city of Seattle’s commitment to be at the forefront the green building movement. This exciting new building is planning to achieve the Living Building Challenge (version 2.0), as described by the International Living Building Institute.

The mixed-use building will serve as the future headquarters of the Bullitt Foundation as well as provide office and commercial space for leaders in the green building industry. Thursday, May 4th, at the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, a free community event will present the Cascadia Center. Further details can be found here.

Architects: Miller Hull Partnership Location: Seattle, Washington, USA Project Team: PAE Consulting Engineers, Point32, Schuchart Construction

Urban Design Forum to Discuss Seattle's Civic Square Development

13:00 - 23 April, 2011
© Foster + Partners
© Foster + Partners

This coming Monday, April 25th the Urban Design Forum presents the opportunity to hear discussion about the stalled Civic Square development and other “interim use” sites in downtown Seattle. Sean Canady from GGLO, Robert Smith from Foster + Partners and City of Seattle representatives will be present.  The Seattle Civic Square project, which completes the final phase of a ten-year civic masterplan, provides a vital new focus for Seattle’s civic life, reinvigorating the south downtown area for the whole city’s benefit.

Struggling Cities, Exhibit of Japanese Urban Projects in the 1960s

08:30 - 22 April, 2011
Original model of Arata Isozaki’s Cities in the Air, 1960
Original model of Arata Isozaki’s Cities in the Air, 1960

The internationally touring exhibit ‘Struggling Cities’ focuses on the proposals of urbanization by Japanese architects in the 1960s including:

High Bridge ARTLAB / in situ studio

01:00 - 27 March, 2011
High Bridge ARTLAB / in situ studio, Courtesy of   in situ studio
Courtesy of  in situ studio
  • Architects

  • Location

    Washington, DC, USA
  • Architects

    Matthew Griffith, with Will Lambeth and David Birge
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of  in situ studio

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GGA Offices / Group Goetz Architects

01:00 - 20 March, 2011
GGA Offices / Group Goetz Architects, Courtesy of  group goetz architects
Courtesy of group goetz architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    2900 K St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
  • Architect

    Group Goetz Architects
  • Project Team

    Lewis J. Goetz, FAIA, FIIDA (Principal-in-Charge), Mansour Maboudian, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP (Principal, Director of Sustainable Design), Rina Li, LEED AP (Senior Designer), Amber Kwansiewski (Project Designer), Laura Madge (Designer)
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Engineer

    CS Consulting Engineers
  • Leed Coordinators

    Gweneth Kovar, LEED AP (Designer), Gweneth Kovar, LEED AP (Designer), Joseph Siewers, LEED AP (Architect)
  • Contractor

    Dietze Construction Group
  • Developer

    Carlyle Group
  • Area

    16000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of group goetz architects

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Ansel Adams Gallery / Group Goetz Architects

01:00 - 17 March, 2011
Ansel Adams Gallery / Group Goetz Architects, Courtesy of  group goetz architects
Courtesy of group goetz architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    Washington, DC, USA
  • Architect

    Group Goetz Architects
  • Project Team

    Lewis J. Goetz, FAIA, FIDA (Principal-in-Charge), Aleksandar Jocic, Derick Williamson
  • Structural Engineer

    Brandes & Cassagnol Engineers, PC
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Engineer

    CS Consulting Engineers, Inc.
  • Lighting Design

    Coventry Lighting
  • Art Consultant (Exhibition Design) And Graphics

    Cynthia Reed, LTD.
  • Consultant

    HBW Group
  • Area

    3600.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of group goetz architects

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Foley and Lardner / Group Goetz Architects

01:00 - 14 March, 2011
Foley and Lardner / Group Goetz Architects, Courtesy of Group Goetz Architects
Courtesy of Group Goetz Architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    N.W. Washington DC, USA
  • Project Team

    Lewis J. Goetz, FAIA, FIIDA (Principal-in-Charge), Mansour Maboudian, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP (Principal, Director of Sustainable Design), Amber Kwansiewski (Project Designer), Laura Madge (Designer)
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Engineer

    KTA Group Engineering
  • Lighting Consultant

    MCLA
  • Structural Engineer

    Tadjer Cohen Edelson Associates, Inc.
  • Art Consultant

    Jean Efron Associates
  • Project Manager

    Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Contractor

    Hitt Contracting
  • Audio/Visual Consultant

    11 Communications Group
  • Area

    210000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Group Goetz Architects

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American University School of International Service / William McDonough + Partners and Quinn Evans | Architects

01:00 - 10 March, 2011
American University School of International Service / William McDonough + Partners and Quinn Evans | Architects, © Prakash Patel/William McDonough + Partners
© Prakash Patel/William McDonough + Partners
  • Architects

  • Location

    American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20016, USA
  • Architects

    William McDonough + Partners and Quinn Evans|Architects
  • Design Mechanical Engineer

    Taylor Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineer Of Record

    GHT Limited
  • Structural Engineer

    McMullan Associates
  • Civil Engineer

    Delon Hampton & Associates
  • Daylighting Consultant

    Loisos + Ubbelohde Associates
  • Leed Consultant

    Sustainable Design Consulting
  • Fire Code And Suppression Consultant

    PEG
  • General Contractor

    Whiting-Turner
  • Client

    American University
  • Area

    75000.0 ft2
  • Photographs

© Prakash Patel/William McDonough + Partners © Prakash Patel/William McDonough + Partners © Prakash Patel/William McDonough + Partners © Prakash Patel/William McDonough + Partners +15