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January 2019

Join AIA Seattle's Women In Design committee to tour Raisbeck Aviation High School, where students receive hand-on, project-based learning centered on the aviation industry.

Women In Design – Raisbeck Aviation High School Building Tour

January 10, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Co-located with the Museum of Flight,  Raisbeck Aviation High School was conceived as a response to Highline Public School’s desire to provide student access to engineering professionals, its proximity to the aviation industry, and its education-al vision for hands-on project based learning.  Completed in 2013, explore the school with current students and architect Caroline Lemay.  See how the school is used and discover the path it took to make this project a reality. Address: 9229 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila,…

February 2019

Join artist Taiji Miyasaka to explore the site-specific artwork he created at MadArt Studio, followed by a demonstration and hands-on application of traditional Japanese earthen walls.

Circum-ambience & the Art of Traditional Japanese Earthen Walls (Rescheduled due to weather)

February 13, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

MadArt Studio presents Circum·ambience by Taiji Miyasaka, a professor in the School of Design and Construction at Washington State University. In this exhibition, Miyasaka responds to the various conditions of MadArt Studio by creating three spherical sculptures that independently investigate the light, scale, and atmosphere of the physical space. Though bound by form, each sphere uniquely relates to the studio’s environment through their distinctive material and method of assembly. The largest of these sculptures – a thirteen-foot inhabitable clay and…

March 2019

Women In Design: Bullitt Center Tour – DATE CHANGE

$5
March 8, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Women In Design committee to tour the landmark Bullitt Center, analyzing its impact several years out from its construction as one of the first “living buildings.” Read more

Join the Young Architects Forum for a tour of the latest adaptive reuse project from Weinstein AU, the historic Ainsworth & Dunn Building.

YAF: Ainsworth & Dunn Building Construction Tour

March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Young Architects Forum for a tour of the latest adaptive reuse project from Weinstein AU, the historic Ainsworth & Dunn Building. Read more

YAF: Ainsworth & Dunn Building Construction Tour – SECOND TOUR ADDED

March 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Young Architects Forum for a tour of the latest adaptive reuse project from Weinstein AU, the historic Ainsworth & Dunn Building. Read more

April 2019

SPARC Home Tour #11: The Roost – Artist Live-Work Lofts

April 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join SPARC and Neiman Taber Architects for a tour of a multi-family/mixed-use project with 33 housing units & ground-floor commercial space. Read more

May 2019

YAF: Nexus Tower Construction Tour

May 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum for a tour of the Nexus Tower, a new mixed-use retail and condominium tower in downtown Seattle. Read more

SPARC Home Tour #12: Big Mouth House

May 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

AIA Seattle’s SPARC committee returns for its 12th home tour, featuring the much-anticipated Big House! Read more

YAF: Building Cure Construction Tour

May 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum for a construction tour of Building Cure, a new research incubator in Denny Triangle. Read more

DWB: Bertschi School – Science Wing Tour

May 23, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the new Design & Wellbeing Committee for a tour of the Bertschi School and its innovative approach to integrating wellness into design. Read more

NWW: Wood Product Tour Field Trip

May 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join an intimate group of AIA Northwest Washington members to observe framed and engineered lumber production, a presentation about cedar products, and tour a prototype CLT building. Read more

June 2019

CAE: From Commuter to Community – Bellevue College’s First New Residence Hall

June 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Architecture for Education for a multifaceted tour and discussion of the master planning process for Bellevue College’s residential development. Read more

AIA Seattle’s Housing Task Force presents a tour of built DADUs and AADUs in Seattle: June 15, 2019, 11am - 4pm.

AIA Seattle Self-Guided ADU Tour

June 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us as we showcase innovative ADU designs across the city. Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or just interested in seeing what ADUs can look like in Seattle, this is your opportunity to explore built projects and talk to the architects. The tour is free to all participants. The tour is self-guided. In the week prior to June 15, registrants will receive maps and additional information to help locate each featured ADU. Please register for the tour via the button…

July 2019

UDF: Suburban Renaissance Tour / Kenmore & Bothell, WA

July 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Urban Design Forum presents a tour of Kenmore and Bothell, two Seattle suburbs working to build a more sustainable, urbanized future. Read more

August 2019

WID: Tour – Solis Multifamily Passive House

August 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A guided tour of the Solis Condominiums. As a first of its kind building in Seattle, SOLIS aims to use 80% less energy than a typical multifamily building for heating and cooling. The residential portion of the building is pursuing the rigorous PHIUS+ passive building energy certification standard by the Passive House Institute US. Read more

COTE: Pax Futura Building Tour

August 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Committee on the Environment for a tour of Seattle’s first Passive House-certified multifamily development. Read more

UDF: Curating the Street Level Experience – Graham Baba Architects in Pike/Pine

August 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us as Jim Graham, principle of Graham Baba Architects, shares his vision for breathing life into urban streetscapes as elicited by the firm’s thoughtful work in one of the city’s most dynamic and culturally-exciting neighborhoods. Read more

September 2019

CAE: Hard Hat Tour of Giddens & Lake WA Girls Schools

September 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Architecture for Education for a tour of a unique new girls school. Read more

COTE: Guided Tour of Solis Multifamily Passive House

September 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on the Environment for a tour of the unique Solis Multifamily Passive House development in Capitol Hill. Read more

October 2019

YAF: Construction Tour – 121 Stewart Street

October 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join YAF for a construction tour of the 121 Stewart Street condominium project. Read more

UDF: Waterfront Seattle – A Post-Viaduct, Public Space Megaproject Tour

October 2, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Urban Design Forum welcomes Waterfront Seattle for a walking tour of its vision for a new Alaskan Way, after the viaduct is gone. Read more

November 2019

CAE: Tour of Lincoln High School

November 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Architecture for Education for a tour of the newly-renovated, historic Lincoln High School. Read more

January 2020

WID: Guided Tour of citizenM Hotel

January 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Women in Design for a guided tour and discussion of the fabrication process of CitizenM Hotel. Read more

April 2020

POSTPONED – DWB: Federal Center South Tour

April 16, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:50 am

**This tour is postponed.** Join AIA Seattle’s Design & Wellbeing Committee to learn about the redevelopment/modernization of the existing 1202 warehouse located at Federal Center South completed by ZGF in 2012. The integrated design set a new standard for high-performance, cost-effective, and sustainable workplace environments. Read more

February 2021

YAF: Virtual Building Tour – Federal Reserve Building

February 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Young Architect Forum over your lunch for a “virtual construction tour” of the Federal Reserve Bank Building Read more

April 2021

CAE: Immersive Experience Through Integrated Design – The Louisiana Children’s Museum

April 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Architecture for Education for a special program featuring the Louisiana Children’s Museum, and its unique role in post-Katrina New Orleans. Read more

July 2021

CAE: Burke Museum – An Inside Look

July 23, 2021 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Architecture for Education for its first in-person event back, featuring an inside look at the monumental new Burke Museum. Read more

November 2021

WID: Feriton Spur Park Expansion Site Tour

November 17, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Women in Design committee for a guided, in-person tour of the new Feriton Spur Park expansion in Kirkland. Read more

April 2022

COHO: BLOCK Project Shop Tour

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Homelessness for an exclusive tour of the shop of the BLOCK Project, an innovative architect-led initiative to address homelessness in the Puget Sound. Read more

May 2022

CAE: South Seattle College Tour

May 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Architecture for Education for an in-person tour of several new facilities of South Seattle College. Read more

June 2022

Mass Timber: UW Health Sciences Education Building + Founders Hall Tour

June 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Mass Timber committee for a live, in-person tour of the new mass timber project at University of Washington’s Founders Hall. alongside the UW Health Sciences Building. Read more

July 2022

WID: Fritz Hedges Waterway Park Tour

July 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Women in Design committee for a look at a new waterfront park along the Portage Bay shoreline. Read more

August 2022

YAF: Belltown Adaptive Reuse Tour

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum for an in-person tour of a new adaptive reuse project in Belltown, featuring retail and office uses. Read more

CAE: Design Excellence in K-12 through Progressive Design Build – Panel Discussion and Tour

August 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Architecture for Education for a panel discussion and tour of the new Cougar Mountain Middle School in the Issaquah School District. Read more

September 2022

YAF: Madison & Boylston Construction Tour

September 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum for an in-person tour of the city’s first affordable highrise in over 50 years. **Hardhats and closed-toed shoes REQUIRED onsite. At this time, elevators are only connected to some floors, and uneven surfaces are common.** Read more

October 2022

Tour two working forests just outside of Seattle - one recently thinned, the other about to be thinned. Explore these sites with a forester and learn about climate-smart forest practices and how to balance ecological benefits with timber harvests.

Mass Timber Committee: Sustainable Forestry Tour

October 4 @ 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Tour Location: North Bend, WA Tour Departure Point/Time: North Bend Safeway Parking lot (460 SW Mt Si Blvd, North Bend, WA 98045) at 2:45pm. We will carpool to the forest sites from here as parking is limited at the site. Tour Date And Time: Tuesday, October 4th 3-5pm. Accessibility: This live, in-person forest tour is presented by AIA Seattle’s Mass Timber committee. There will likely be accessibility challenges for the wheelchair bound on the tour due outdoor paths and walkways. There will…

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