Also join these committees at their upcoming events:

YAF’s ARE Program Discussion | June 26

ShiftBuilding Symposium – Window on Seattle | June 27

SPARC’s Solo Practitioner’s Roundtable | July 4

Mass Changes in Mass Timber | July 10

and YAF + WiD’s Happy Hour | July 11

K-12 Code Requirements will entail a four-hour code discussion focused on the unique code requirements for K-12 educational facilities including fire, occupancy, and 2018 IBC code changes, with case studies. We will illustrate the code requirements, the correct applications and common errors using code illustrations and project examples.

This is the second session in the Code Dependent series

Don’t miss the chance for your work to be featured as an AIA Seattle Home of Distinction in Seattle magazine! Showcase your work to 270,000 readers, 175,000 website visitors, and 50,000 social media followers through Seattle magazine’s print and online articles. Check out the latest Home of Distinction online or in the May 2019 issue. Join us in communicating the value of working with a licensed architect by submitting to the Home of Distinction program by Friday, July 26.

From August 16–25, 2019, the Seattle Design Festival will feature citywide tours, exhibits, outdoor installations, activities, interactive workshops and more. For more information go to

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.

The Shift Building Symposium – Window on Bellingham has been postponed. Stay tuned for new date/info.

Join us August 23 for the 2019 AIA NWW / AGC Scholarship Golf Tournament in Burlington, Washington.

DISCOVER + DISRUPT is a renewed call to balance in the way art functions in a city. Through the art-forward exploration of their own bodies of work, Electric Coffin envisions a world where humanity’s desire for beauty and exploration are met, balancing functional city systems with unexpected moments of whimsy and delight. The exhibit will be in  the gallery through August 31st.

This month in state and local advocacy: updates to Seattle housing legislation regarding ADUs, the Fort Lawton Redevelopment plan; and Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda’s appearance at our first ever City Leaders Breakfast. Read the full June Advocacy Update here.

Design in Public

SDF 2019 Balance

Seattle Design Festival 2019: Balance

August 6–25, SDF will connect designers, community members and civic leaders to explore how we design for Balance. Read more