Last month WT geared up to participate in another Bike Everywhere Month. Following tradition, the office broke up into teams of eager riders who were ready to start clocking some miles. Team ‘Frank Lloyd Riders Captain,’ Stephanie Farrell, shares her perspective as a first year team captain. Continue reading “A Fresh Perspective on Bike Everywhere Month”
Judges for the 2019 Gold Nugget Awards have named two Weber Thompson projects as award winners in its 56th annual competition, which honors design and planning excellence and draws entries from throughout the United States and internationally. DATA 1’s Landscape received the Grand Award in the ‘Best Landscape Architecture for a Community’ category, and Arbora Court received a Merit Award in the ‘Best Affordable Housing Community – over 60 dwelling units per acre or more’ category. Continue reading “Press Release: Two Weber Thompson projects receive awards at the 2019 Gold Nugget Awards”
Weber Thompson is at the AIA National Convention in Las Vegas this week, and Director of Sustainability, Myer Harrell, will be part of a panel discussion, “Discovering the Rosetta Stone: Translating Research for Design Decision-Making.” Continue reading “#A19CON: Discovering the Rosetta Stone: Translating Research for Design Decision-Making”
Once again Weber Thompson’s house band gave it their all for the Housing Development Consortium’s Affordable Housing Week Theme Song competition. ‘Our House’ – an ode to the 80’s hit – is a goofy tribute to our belief that housing is a basic human right; that we must work together with our neighbors and fellow citizens to be dreamers, to imagine a future with housing for all. Continue reading “Congrats to the 2019 Affordable Housing Week Theme Song Winners, Path with Art!”
ARMATURE (Terry Thomas Transcended) was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2019 eVolo Magazine Skyscraper Competition. This project was conceptualized during the Terry Thomas 10th anniversary celebration and was the result of a collaborative effort within the office.
This week I’ll be attending my ninth Living Future unConference, and on Friday morning, May 3rd, I’ll participate in the panel discussion, “Exploring the Value Proposition of Biophilic Design.” Continue reading “Exploring the Value Proposition of Biophilic Design”
Cedar Speedster, a new 3-story heavy timber, 30,000 SF mixed-use retail-office building in Fremont located at 401 N 36th Street, is nearing completion in July of this year. The cedar-clad building’s name is a nod both to the neighborhood’s role in the region’s timber industry and to George Pocock, a local boat builder whose handcrafted cedar rowing shells were nicknamed Cedar Speedsters among University of Washington crews. Continue reading “Press Release: Strong Lease-up at Fremont’s New Cedar Speedster Mixed-Use Building Leaves Only one Leasable Retail/Office Space Remaining”
Imagine a world if…all the water was clean enough for salmon to thrive, orcas to live long lives and all humans were safe from pollution; a place where children can swim without fear of toxins in water that is so clean and clear it’s the color of turquoise ice. Continue reading “SalmonSafe and Clean Lake Union receive recognition at King County Green Globes Awards”