AIA Seattle joins powerful community voices raised to condemn the murder of George Floyd and the broader system of racism, violence, injustice and inequity that it represents.
Now, more than ever,architects must examine our roles to determine how we change our profession and its structures to achieve racial justice. Read our statement here. Find our Racial Justice Resources Page here. Join AIA Seattle, Diversity Roundtable, NOMA NW, Planning in Color, and UW College of the Built Environmentas we convene a series of action- and outcomes-oriented discussions about the role of architects and their peers pursuing racial justice. June 30’s discussion was robust – stay tuned for the follow up sessions.
AIA Seattle’s 2020 ADU Tour has been moved to an online format – the ADU Showcase. This Showcase highlights ADUs designed by AIA Seattle member architects. Each ADU is uniquely designed based on local regulations, site conditions, family needs, and client preferences
We are accepting applications for attached or detached ADUs to showcase on our website. You can find more info here and access the submittal form to submit your project. Stay tuned for the online showcase!
Save the Date for this year's virtual festival - August 15-23!
2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the Seattle Design Festival. This year’s festival theme, About Time, ponders our past, present, and future, and seeks opportunities to act during this unique moment in time. More information can be found here on the Design in Public website. Mark your calendars – Seattle Design Festival will be August 15 – 23, 2020.
AIA Northwest Washington serves our members in North Puget Sound, supporting and promoting the design profession through educational programs and other activities.
AIA Northwest Washington (NWW) serves our members in North Puget Sound, supporting and promoting the design profession through educational programs and other activities. Check here for their latest updates.
We hope we can gather for a Closing Party for this exhibit - as it has been extend into the summer. Stay tuned for more information as we have it!
“Proactive Practice,” the next exhibit @ the Center for Architecture & Design, examines how architects self-initiate projects to nurture vibrant and adaptive communities. Due to current events, the reception has been postponed – stay tuned here as we know more.
AIA Seattle believes our world needs the visionary and integrative thinking of architects and designers, and that design solutions can positively impact our communities. Guided by our values of excellence, advocacy, integrity, equity and stewardship, we prepare our profession to lead, and deploy design to make a difference, so that we are all able to do our best work in a culture of design the fosters equitable, resilient, thriving communities. Read about the planning process, member feedback and our mission, vision, values in our new strategic plan.