Wondering how to make the most of your budget? Curious about green design or how to plan for your family’s changing needs? Whether your project is a small remodel or new construction — or if you are just curious about the design process — AIA architects can help. Join us at these monthly Saturday morning seminars for an information-packed overview of the design and construction process including budget and schedule, tips for hiring the right team, and how you and your designer can work together to make the most of any project.

Whether you already have an architect in mind or are searching AIA Seattle’s Find an Architect, looking on Houzz, or calling based on a recommendation, it’s important to know what questions to ask and how your architect will benefit your specific project. Visit TopicA to learn more about finding and working with an architect.

AIA Seattle partners with Seattle magazine to highlight exceptional residential design solutions. A full list of past homes can be found here – and look for the AIA Seattle Homes of Distinction every other month in the Shelter section of the magazine, or on seattlemag.com.

For 21 years the Seattle Architecture Foundation has hosted the Architectural Model Exhibit, an opportunity for local architects and designers to connect and share their work with the Seattle community. This year’s theme  – Transparency – encourages entrants to explore the rich interplay between architectural design and civic life.

 

Sanctuary: Design for Belonging presents design ideas from Displaced: Design for Inclusive Cities, a competition seeking game-changing design solutions addressing the global refugee and immigrant crisis in an urban context. Proposals to create opportunity and enhance a sense of belonging are grouped into five functional themes that emerged from the competition entries: Social innovation, Shelter, Resource Hubs, Gathering Spaces and Storytelling.

Design in Public

Seattle Design Festival 2018: TRUST

The 2018 Seattle Design Festival was September 6-21. Read more

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