Category Archives: Landscape Architecture

Meet the Staff: Michele Richmond

Michele is a member of our Landscape Architecture department and recently became among the first in the nation to receive her SITES AP certification. We learned a little more about Michele by asking her a few questions about her inspirations, … Continue reading

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Doin’ Our Part: Meet the WT SustainabiliTeam

In celebration of Earth Month, I want to take a minute to introduce the Weber Thompson SustainabiliTeam (WTST), our version of an internal green team. Despite working in ‘Ecotopia’ (the Pacific Northwest) and despite our progress toward well-sited, energy-efficient, water-efficient, … 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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Reusing Stormwater Can Release Untapped Benefits

On September 29th, Weber Thompson Landscape Architecture Principal Rachael Meyer was featured in the Daily Journal of Commerce Environmental Outlook special section. Her article, titled “Reusing Stormwater Can Release Untapped Benefits,” suggests that green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) could help mitigate the … Continue reading

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Meet the Staff: Rachael Meyer

Rachael Meyer is Weber Thompson’s new Landscape Architecture Principal. She joined the firm with 13 years of experience creating lush landscapes for residential projects, parks, and public open spaces. Get to know more about Rachael in the Q & A … Continue reading

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WT in search of talented Landscape Architect

Weber Thompson, an award winning architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and community/urban design firm has an opening on our landscape architecture team. Our projects are complex and you will work hard – but you will be alongside a great group … 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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Heartfelt Thanks from Weber Thompson

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Saving Salmon One Building at a Time

Above the fold on the front page of The Seattle Times last Friday, Mark Siegel reported on the harm done by highway runoff to our local wildlife, specifically Coho salmon. Researchers from WSU Puyallup found that two and a half … Continue reading

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The secret ingredient for success: give pedestrians a shortcut

“…Frequent streets and short blocks are valuable because of the fabric of intricate cross-use that they permit among the users of a city neighborhood.”  ― Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities Jane Jacobs’ concept of frequent streets … Continue reading

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