Nov. 15, 2001
A Special Section of

A&E Surveys


"A peek into the architectural process ,"
By Peter Sackett
AIA Seattle

"Orchestrating Belltown’s rebirth,"
By Val Thomas
Val Thomas Inc.

"Mechanical moxie: Innovations at the new Opera House,"
By Norm Brown
CDi Engineers

"Preserving a church gets personal,"
By Heather Ayres,
ABS Consulting/EQE

"Delivering the goods in a tight economy,"
By Judsen Marquardt,
LMN Architects

"Don’t overlook moisture — the silent threat,"
By Kevin Hayes,
APA — The Engineered Wood Association

"The changing face of retail design,"
By Stan Laegreid,
Callison Architecture

"Preserving affordable housing by design,"
By Donald I. King and Donna J. Brown,

"A cap over troubled waters,"
By Brad Broberg, Special to the Journal

"Controlling stormwater the natural way,"
By Curtis Hinman,
Washington State University

"Achieving design certainty through collaboration,"
By Jeff Bates,

"Getting a project off the ground,"
By Greg Krape and Justin Hill,
MulvannyG2 Architecture

"Head and shoulders above Sea-Tac," By Michele Shamshiri,
URS Corp.

"High-rise homes with all the right stuff,"
By Blaine Weber,

"So you’re in it for the money,"
By David Stone,
FMI Corp.

"What you need to know about your competitors,"
By Jerry Guerra,

"Beyond the urban core: Learning from the pioneers,"
By Benjamin D. Conwell,
The Quadrant Corp.

Architecture & Engineering

Featured Stories...

Small housing: A Northwest mini-trend
Ashland, Ore., already well known for the quality of its Shakespearean theater performances, may soon become well known for its “small is better” approach to quality housing developments. Click here to read more.

Waterway Esplanade
Thea’s Landing: Downtown Tacoma’s new urban housing
A key to the transformation of downtown Tacoma and its waterfront into a people place is not just bringing in the people, but keeping them there. The city of Tacoma asked a speculative housing developer to help it create a livable downtown by starting along the Foss Waterway. Click here to read more.

Friday Harbor House
Hospitality industry draws on refuge and prospect
Designed by GGLO, select hospitality destinations illustrate how refuge and prospect welcome and inspire us. More than a home away from home or a relocated office, they create an indelible experience and memory that connects us to a place.
Click here to read more.

Telenor headquarters
Designing a one-building ‘city’ on a Norwegian fjord
Designing a new headquarters for Telenor challenged architects to express the company’s vision for providing workers with the foremost creative working environment in Scandinavia — democratic, inspiring, technologically advanced, and sensitive to environmental issues. Click here to read more.

Museum of Glass cone
New museum will have Tacomans glassy-eyed
Designed by acclaimed Canadian architect Arthur Erickson, the Museum of Glass has a superb site on Tacoma’s Thea Foss Waterway, once the industrial heart of the city.
Click here to read more.

Stadium High School
Rebirth of a Commencement Bay chateau
Under a school district construction program that is more extensive than Seattle’s, historic Stadium High School in Tacoma is poised to undergo an $80 million renovation.
Click here to read more.

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