What is on the city's short- and long-term housing agenda as we enter this pivotal period in our city?
Join Matt Hutchins AIA and Andrew “Ace” Houston AIA of AIA Seattle’s Public Policy Board for a review of current and proposed policies related to housing in Seattle. Discussions will focus on current initiatives, what’s missing, and how AIA Seattle can help drive the agenda. More information and registration for this virtual event here. Join us 12-1pm October 26
This course is meant to provide a framework for better understanding and using the Land Use code for projects in Seattle.
Join us online November 30 and December 1, 2021 (12-2pm each day) for Decoded | Seattle Land Use Roundup. Participants will learn how to navigate the Land Use Code and find relevant information for their projects, while also learning about potential constraints and where Land Use Code overlaps with Building Code. Examples and a case study will be explored to help facilitate these learning objectives.
Melissa begins her time with AIA Seattle + Seattle Design Festival today, September 13.
Please join us in welcoming Melissa to AIA Seattle + Seattle Design Festival! We are excited to be working alongside Melissa, as we navigate a “new normal” in our region and profession. Melissa K. Neher comes to our organizations most recently from her role as Executive Director of Architects Without Borders Seattle, an organization formed by a dedicated group of volunteers who came together under the umbrella of AIA to provide access to design to underserved communities. Read full bio and message here.
Honorees are nominated by their peers and selected by the Fellows & Honors committee each spring. AIA Seattle is delighted to recognize these recipients for their exceptional contributions to the profession and our community.
AIA Seattle is proud to return to in-person celebrations of our individual awardees, showcasing their tremendous achievements as part of the Honor Awards program. We will be unveiling our winners here and in social media in the lead-up to our Honor Awards Live Event launch. We are eager to showcase the diversity of professionals who make our region’s design community so purposeful and beautiful. Congratulations to our Gold Medal Awardee: Anne Schopf FAIA!
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.
As AIA Seattle reflects on our pursuit of racial justice, we are committing to a process of transparency in what measurable actions we are taking. As a member-led organization, we are establishing this evolving list for the sake of mutual accountability — so you may see what we are doing, and tell us where we should be moving in the future.
We know there is hard work to be done to achieve Racial Justice. We’ve compiled an evolving list of Racial Justice Resources. we’ve found helpful in this work.
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, stewardship, and collaboration, 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 that fosters equitable, resilient, thriving communities. Read about the planning process, member feedback and our mission, vision, values in our strategic plan.