2018 Passive House Northwest Conference: The Future and Value of Passive House Design

I recently had the opportunity to represent Weber Thompson at Passive House Northwest’s (PHnw) 9th Annual Conference in Olympia, WA. PHnw is a community of architects, builders, developers and policymakers who champion passive house construction, an uber-energy efficient means of building. Weber Thompson was a proud sponsor of a policy roundtable discussion on Passive House for Affordable Housing and Equity. Continue reading “2018 Passive House Northwest Conference: The Future and Value of Passive House Design”

Honoring Earth Month: A Recycling Refresher for Weber Thompson

Last month, in preparation for Earth Month, the Weber Thompson SustainabiliTeam (WTST) office operations crew put their talents together and created a rap about waste sorting to the tunes of Hamilton. Yes, you read that correctly. To re-energize the WT staff, the office operations team took over the bi-monthly all office meeting and rapped (or should I say wrapped?) about compost, trash and recycling. Continue reading “Honoring Earth Month: A Recycling Refresher for Weber Thompson”

How do you raise $1.1 million to fight homelessness in a single night?

Photo credit: HRV Media

Believe it or not, with the Swing Dance, the Lindy Hop, and a little bit of Tango… On the evening March 10th, Plymouth Housing Group held their ninth annual Seattle Dances!—a glitzy fundraiser that packed Fremont Studios with a sold-out crowd of over 600 guests and exceeded their one million dollar goal by a sweet $100,000, setting an all-time record for the night. Continue reading “How do you raise $1.1 million to fight homelessness in a single night?”

Leading Landscape Designs: The 2018 UW Out/in/Front Exhibit

(Photo courtesy of Roxanne Glick)

On Tuesday January 23rd, the Weber Thompson Landscape Studio attended Out/in/Front : Landscape Leading. Hosted jointly by the University of Washington Department of Landscape Architecture and the UW/LA Professional Advisory Committee, Out/in/Front is a bi-annual event exhibiting the range of work presently underway in the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading “Leading Landscape Designs: The 2018 UW Out/in/Front Exhibit”