Press Release: Two Weber Thompson projects receive awards at the 2019 Gold Nugget Awards

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”

SalmonSafe and Clean Lake Union receive recognition at King County Green Globes Awards

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”

We’re Hiring! Mid-Level Landscape Architect / Designer

Weber Thompson’s Landscape Studio is looking for our next team member. We are a team of four in an office of over 70 architects, working on developer driven, modern, and sustainable urban projects in Seattle and the surrounding area. We approach projects with an emphasis on making meaningful connections within the urban fabric, innovating with ambitious green stormwater infrastructure, and improving the health, equity and beauty of each environment. Continue reading “We’re Hiring! Mid-Level Landscape Architect / Designer”

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

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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”

Designing a home for The Thinker and other Rodin masterpieces

The WT Landscape team recently completed a one-of-a-kind project that creates a natural home for some of the world’s most iconic sculptures right here in the Pacific Northwest. The Sculpture Garden includes the first three sculptures that are part of a new installation for the LeMay Collections at Marymount, located on the historic grounds of Marymount in Tacoma, Washington. Continue reading “Designing a home for The Thinker and other Rodin masterpieces”

RainBellows Wins 2017 WASLA Merit Award for Analysis and Planning

Weber Thompson’s Conceptual Biomimicry Project, RainBellows, Wins 2017 WASLA Merit Award for Analysis and Planning

Weber Thompson was awarded an American Society of Landscape Architects Washington State Chapter (WASLA) Merit Award in the Analysis and Planning category for RainBellows, a conceptual biomimicry project developed by Weber Thompson’s Landscape Studio in collaboration with Alexandra Ramsden of Rushing and Jennifer Barnes of 55-5 Consulting. RainBellows was one of eight projects to be honored for its excellence in landscape design and planning. Continue reading “RainBellows Wins 2017 WASLA Merit Award for Analysis and Planning”

Doin’ Our Part: Meet the WT SustainabiliTeam

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In celebration of Earth Month, I want to take a minute to introduce the Weber Thompson SustainabiliTeam (WTST), our internal green team. Despite working in ‘Ecotopia’ (the Pacific Northwest), and despite our progress toward well-sited, energy-efficient, water-efficient, lower-toxicity and lower-resource buildings, now more than ever we need strategic thinking and additional effort to continually improve our project portfolio. Continue reading “Doin’ Our Part: Meet the WT SustainabiliTeam”