Lower Rainier Vista & Pedestrian Land Bridge
April 27, 2017 – Today, as part of the 2017 American Institute of Architects Conference on Architecture, Rodrigo Abela will join a panel of designers and architects to discuss the National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Orange County Convention Center.
The panelists will share project takeaways applicable to the specific interests and needs of those working in the field of architecture and design. These pertinent lessons include achieving the client’s vision of creating column-free space; providing civil, structural, and environmental solutions for responsible management of the water table; managing multi-stakeholder input from the Smithsonian, federal and DC agencies; and what it takes to design the most sustainable national museum ever built.
April 27, 2017 – Jennifer Guthrie will present “Get Local! Get Dirty!” at Water Boot Camp on Saturday, April 29 from 1–4:30pm at the Belltown Community Center along with Drew Gangnes from MKA in Seattle and June Grant, Principal from Blink!Lab Architecture based out of Oakland, California.
Water Boot Camp is brought to you by Growing Vine Street, a community-based non-profit that has been advocating, raising awareness, and engaging with nature in an urban setting since 1995 led by Buster Simpson and Don Carlson.
April 26, 2017 – GGN is pleased to be a founding sponsor of the year-long workshop series, Drawing in Design, at the University of Washington, College of Built Environments. The final lecture in the series for this academic year is on Friday, April 28 at 5:30pm in Gould Hall Room 322, “Drawing to Understand,” by Teresa Galí-Izard. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Teresa Galí-Izard is a landscape architect and architect from Barcelona, Spain, where she is principal of ARQUITECTURA AGRONOMI, currently teaching at the University of Virginia. In the last 20 years she has been involved in some of the most important contemporary landscape architecture projects In Europe including TMB Park, Coastal Park, the new urbanization of Passeig de Sant Joan in Barcelona, and the Sant Joan Landfill restoration, which won the European Urban Public Space award