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In Memory of Norman Pfeiffer, FAIA

The Department of Architecture is saddened to learn of the passing of one its most illustrious graduates, Norman Pfeiffer, FAIA.
Click the link below to learn more about his life, achievements, and impact in the architecture community.
Image Source: Pfeiffer Partners

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UW students win 2023 AIA/ACSA COTE Top Ten for Students Competition

MArch students Andrew Baltimore and Eric Luth were one of ten winning teams in the 2023 AIA/ACSA COTE Student Competition for their submission, Watershed. This project was completed for a 2022 spring research studio with faculty Gundula Proksch and Chris Meek.

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Tyler Sprague wins 2023 ACSA Timber Education Prize

Associate Professor Tyler Sprague was one of five faculty from throughout North America recognized with a 2023 ACSA Timber Education Prize which honors courses that “seek to recognize effective and innovative curricula that create a stimulating and evidence-based environment for learning about timber.” The award was for Architecture 498: Mass Timber Architecture: Material, Structure, and Detail and includes funding for Tyler to further develop the curriculum over the next two years.

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MArch Grad Mike Mora featured in New York Times

Mike Mora (MArch 1994), a partner in Seattle-based Heliotrope Architects, had a recently completed remodel and addition to a landmarked Seattle home featured in the New York Times on September 6. The article titled “A Ship Captain’s House in Seattle, via Norway, Finds New Life” applauds the contemporary yet sensitive addition to the traditional house.

Image Credit: Notion Workshop

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