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April 4, 2017

An Innovation Hub in Central District

Contributed by Karen Chan During Winter Quarter 2017, visiting professor Donald King led a senior year undergraduate design studio of ten students (including an exchange student from Australia) for a mixed-use Innovation Hub in Central District, located on 23rd Avenue and Yesler Way. The project aspired to restore the neighborhood’s African American heritage affected by…


February 14, 2017

AIA Northwest Student Design Awards

The AIA Northwest chapter has just announced the winners of its 2016 Student Design Awards, and we are thrilled to share the news that our students took home both an honor award and a merit award! Congratulations to Katelyn Bristow, Brad Ecklund and Aaron Loomans for their “Canopy in the City” project and Kejia Zhang…


January 24, 2017

ACSA Architectural Education Award

Congratulations to Assistant Prof. Elizabeth Golden and M. Arch ’07 alumnus Ray Villanueva!   They were awarded a 2016-2017 ACSA Architectural Education Award for their Philippines Bamboo Workshop Design-Build project: Food Trip Market Stall.  Details and more images of the project may be found here. M. Arch candidate Buddy Burkhalter was one of the UW students who took part…


January 23, 2017

SIVA Visit

Department of Architecture faculty members Brian Johnson and Kimo Griggs traveled to Shanghai, China in September, where they taught a two week Digital Practice Workshop and presented at a Design Education Summit hosted by the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art (SIVA) with a panel of educators from around the world. The workshop was the brainchild…


January 3, 2017

The Thinking Hand of Bob Hull

Anatomy of a Sketch: The Thinking Hand of Bob Hull This exhibit uses sketches to reveal the design process of Miller Hull founding partner, Bob Hull, FAIA (1945-2014).  The pen was his medium for having a design conversation. Bob drew to make sense of things and he drew for the sheer joy of making marks. Visitors…


October 11, 2016

2015 – 2016 Thesis Awards

We are pleased to announce the recipients of our 2015-2016 Master of Architecture thesis awards: Thesis Prize: John Reynders The Shape of Global Wealth: Slender Towers from New York to Seattle Committee: Jeffrey Ochsner (chair), Gundula Proksch Thesis Citation: Amanda Wolfang Replay Value: Toward an Architecture of Future Narratives Committee: Nicole Huber (chair), Jennifer Dee Thesis Citation:…