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Seattle Architectural Foundation

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February 2021

Why Seattle Shakes with David B. Williams

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Unlike many regions in the country, the Seattle area is constantly reminded of its geologic past, present, and future. Whether it is our landslides, our glacier-carved topography, or our three major earthquake zones, this area’s geologic history is young, dynamic, and accessible. In this virtual talk, naturalist David B. Williams will provide an introduction to the city’s geology and how it affects the built environment. This program is inspired by an exhibit, When Seattle Shakes, co-produced by AIA Seattle and…

When Seattle Shakes Curator Talk

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening talk with our exhibition researcher and curator, Mary Waelder. In this exhibit, Mary explores how to align the goals of historic preservation and resilient design by understanding the most effective ways of protecting a city’s historic building stock against earthquakes. The talk will be focused on her research and attendees will have time for a brief Q&A.

March 2021

When Seattle Shakes Curator Talk

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening talk with our exhibition researcher and curator, Mary Waelder. In this exhibit, Mary explores how to align the goals of historic preservation and resilient design by understanding the most effective ways of protecting a city’s historic building stock against earthquakes. The talk will be focused on her research and attendees will have time for a brief Q&A.

April 2021

Join Seattle Architecture Foundation and the curator of AIA Seattle's When Seattle Shakes, Mary Waelder, for a conversation that touches on the personal, cultural, and structural consequences of living in a seismic zone.

Unreinforced Masonry: Connecting | Preparing | Preserving

April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

How does living in an earthquake zone impact you? Are you prepared for the next big one? Learn what local preservationists, architects, and engineers are doing to protect our city’s heritage and communities. Connect the past to the present, prepare for the future, preserve our heritage. (Registration link coming soon!)

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