This year’s recipient of AIA Seattle’s Emerging Professionals Travel Scholarship, Garrett Nelli Assoc. AIA traveled to LA, New Orleans, rural Alabama, Haiti, Spain, and Italy to catalog how the built environment can proliferate positive societal change. In the Public Interest showcases six innovative architectural practices redefining the role and responsibility of the architect in order to meet the needs of a broader public. Related programming: The Changing Nature of Practice panel discussion, May 24.

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.

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.

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.

We are a small office that supports flexibility, creativity, leadership and the professional development of all of our staff, and we offer a competitive salary and benefits package. It is our policy to seek employee diversity by providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals. For more detailed information see the job listings on our Job Board:

Membership and Volunteer Manager – Deadline June 1, 2018

Program and Project Coordinator – Deadline June 11, 2018

While immigrants and refugees face many challenges in their new urban lives such as language, access to services, employment, housing and cultural barriers; they also bring new energy to our cities and economy. Their success is our success. Displaced: Design for Inclusive Cities calls upon designers of all disciplines to apply the power of design thinking to the urgent need to welcome, support and empower urban immigrants and refugees. Find the full Competition Resources Brief and more information here on the Design in Public website.

Design in Public

Installation Power of Consequence by Signal Architecture + Research & Equinox Studios COG at the 2017 Seattle Design Festival Block Party

Seattle Design Festival 2017: POWER

The 2017 Seattle Design Festival was September 9-22. Read more

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