Category Archives: 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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Nexus breaks ground in Seattle’s East Village

It’s not every day that you see Blaine Weber digging in the dirt in downtown Seattle. But on March 14th he grabbed a shovel and joined the Nexus team at a ceremonial groundbreaking to kick off the start of construction … Continue reading

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We Are HDC: Our part in providing more affordable housing

The African proverb ‘it takes a village’ was turned sideways last week at the annual Housing Development Consortium (HDC) Celebration Luncheon. Playing off a prime time TV series, the event presented “We Are HDC” as the theme to represent the … 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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It Takes a Village

In the summer of 2016 Weber Thompson started with a simple idea: to design, build, and donate basic shelter for a family in need through the Low Income Housing Institute’s (LIHI) Tiny House program. How hard could it be for … 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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Meet the Staff: Bernadette Rubio

Bernadette Rubio, NCIDQ, LEED AP recently took the helm as Weber Thompson’s Interior Design Principal. Learn more about her background and inspirations in this Q & A. What is your Name & Title/Role? Bernadette Rubio, Interior Design Principal You were … 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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