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Pristine Paul Hayden Kirk midcentury modern home asks $550K

Located in Kent, this home lets trees become the walls

The many hues of that triangular building on East Olive Way

Ivey Studio is known for hosting bars with bold paint jobs, but its history is much longer

The Turner-Koepf House—known as Beacon Hill Garden House—is up for landmark status

The nomination follows a community-led preservation effort

Paul Thiry and Ray Eckmann: Two unusual men behind an unusual building at 45th and the Ave

You might know it as the American Apparel building—or vacant space

Milton Stricker-designed townhouse listed for $655K in Columbia City

The Angeline Townhomes were designed by the Frank Lloyd Wright protégé

See the Sheraton Seattle’s 24th annual Gingerbread Village

The yummiest collection of houses in Seattle is back

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8 Pacific Northwest works by Robert Reamer

From forest lodges to Art Deco towers

2018 AIA Seattle Honor Awards celebrate adaptability

The annual awards celebrate the best of Seattle’s design community

Seattle moves forward with I-5 lid study

Imagine downtown without an I-5 shaped hole on one side

First of two Valdok buildings opens in Ballard

The multifamily complexes are named after one of the previous property owners

Seattleite dresses as ‘exclusive box living’ for Halloween


Architecture firm imagines a forested future for downtown Seattle

A biophilic reimagining of public space adds greenery and streams

Ralph Anderson home with stunning views listed for $2.5 million

Plenty of open-air gathering spaces wrap around this Mercer Island house

Saint Nicholas School for Girls has led many artsy lives

From a posh prep school to Lakeside to Cornish to Gage Academy

KCTS explores why so much new Seattle construction looks the same

Inside Hardie panels and investment models

See Seattle from 500 feet through the Space Needle’s rotating glass floor

Called the Loupe, the new floor gives a view not just of the people milling about below, but the inner workings of the building.

The College Inn is the last off-campus relic of the 1909 Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition

The Tudor Revival building is, according to legend, inhabited by ghosts

Ralph Anderson home built for Jim Whittaker listed for $1.3 million

Two local legends combine for one incredible house

Mt Zion Baptist Church becomes a Seattle landmark

The historic church is officially recognized by the city

The Seattle Tower is a gorgeous exercise in Art Deco flamboyance

Formerly known as the Northern Life Tower, this building was a big deal when it was constructed in the 1920s.

McGraw Square gets a rain-themed makeover

The revamped park has new seating and more staffing

Node delivers modern, sustainable, modular prefab homes

These prefabs can stay small—or expand as needed

See inside seven Seattle-area modern homes this weekend

The modern homes will be opening their doors to visitors on a self-guided tour.

Peek inside Facebook’s new Seattle office on Westlake

Another open office in South Lake Union

Architects’ midcentury home lists for $1 million in Magnolia

This house was loved and renovated by architecture firm Malboeuf-Bowie

AIA Seattle exhibit shows how architects can serve the public good

Garrett Nelli explores architecture’s responsibility to the public—and provides avenues for getting involved

Taco Time-travel back to the ’90s at the weird glass Taco Time in Wallingford

The history of the equally beloved and maligned Seattle landmark.

Contemporary home by Bob Aujla is a slice of the 1970s

This Broadview abode is built around views

A midcentury Ralph Anderson home wraps around a courtyard

Listed for $1.14 million, this Bellevue home brings the outdoors inside

The many lives of the Ballard Carnegie Library

It may not be vast, but it contains multitudes

Amazon Spheres in Seattle: everything we know

When do they open? What’s inside? How can you visit?

Designs for Midtown Center—and its public plaza—go to review

The 23rd and Union project is in early design guidance

West Edge tower almost finished at Second and Pike

See inside the mixed-use, Tom Kundig-designed building

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Amazon builds greenhouse spheres in Seattle

What’s in them? How can you get inside?

UW Station wins national AIA Honor Award

‘They have made descending deep into the earth pleasant’

New Tacoma sculpture garden highlights works of Auguste Rodin

Including a cast of his iconic sculpture "The Thinker"

Sheraton’s 25th gingerbread village explores Seattle’s past and future

Local architects run wild with gingerbread architecture

AIA Seattle announces 2017 Honor Awards winners

Featuring projects from 18 local architects and firms

Look inside Madison Centre, Downtown’s newest office tower

The 36-story tower is packed with amenities.