Category Archives: Affordable Housing

“Rad Row House”: A Musical Celebration of Affordable Housing Week

The Weber Thompson office is full of talented, passionate individuals who care about the issues surrounding our city. Last month a few of these individuals stepped up to help us participate in the Housing Development Consortium’s (HDC) 2017 Affordable Housing … Continue reading

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Arbora Court: A dream decades in the making begins to come true

A little over three years ago, Bellwether Housing invited Weber Thompson to partner in the design and development of a piece of land owned by University Christian Church (UCC). In collaboration with Compass Alliance Housing, Bellwether Housing has been helping … Continue reading

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Explore Our Impact Initiatives for 2017 & Beyond

This week we sent out a newsletter highlighting our 2017 Impact Initiatives.

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Seattleites are Generally Optimistic About Seattle’s Future

During the Seattle Design Festival Block Party, Weber Thompson hosted an interactive VR experience called SEAtopia. The SEAtopian world looks to a future cast through the lens of science fiction to frame the inherent challenges influencing contemporary urban design and … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground at Arbora Court

On September 20th, Weber Thompson joined Bellwether Housing, members of the University Christian Church congregation, public officials, and community members to celebrate the groundbreaking of Arbora Court. Years in the making, this new affordable family housing project will be home … Continue reading

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Small but Mighty: Making a Big Impact with Tiny Houses

As Architects and designers in Seattle, we see how a demand for housing in our city is affecting cost and availability, and contributing to an increase in homelessness. According to the 2016 “One Night Count” there were 10,047 people homeless … Continue reading

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From paper to reality: Watching Raven Terrace come to life

I recently had the pleasure of attending the grand opening for Raven Terrace, which marks the second completed low-income, multifamily building in Seattle’s Yesler Terrace neighborhood. While the completion of great multi-family projects is work as usual here at Weber … Continue reading

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Closer to Home: bringing more affordable housing to Seattle

On Thursday, October 8th, Weber Thompson team members and guests attended Bellwether Housing’s annual Closer to Home fundraising breakfast at Benaroya Hall. After some early morning mingling and coffee, the program began with opening remarks from Doug Daley, Bellwether’s new … Continue reading

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A home for all: Supporting affordable housing in King County

Five Weber Thompson staff and five guests joined 700 others in support of affordable housing at the Housing Development Consortium’s 7th annual member celebration luncheon. The HDC is a non-profit organization whose mission we strongly support: to promote collaboration and … Continue reading

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Housing affordability | WT staff adopt families | Terry Thomas inspires local artist

The Terry Thomas inspires local artist Lisa Daniels, a local artist who creates paintings inspired by architectural spaces, toured The Terry Thomas a couple of months ago. Many details caught her eye and she decided to do multiple paintings. She … Continue reading

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