Four organizations that promote architecture and design awareness share the space at 1010 Western Ave. AIA Seattle, AIA Washington, Seattle Architectural Foundation, and Design in Public.
After a long and frustrating search, Hopelink got a 75-year lease from the city for a 2-acre site where it plans to build the Redmond Integrated Service Center.
The former YMCA and a new addition next door will house the 82-room Penrose Hotel, as well as a restaurant and bar.
Plaza Roberto Maestas directly addresses the urgent need for affordable housing and economic opportunity in the Beacon Hill neighborhood and is a model for community-inspired transit-oriented development.
Seattle Design Commission has named the winners of its biennial Design Excellence Awards, which recognize projects that improve the city and the public realm.
A representative from Plus said the firm hopes to break ground in early 2018, following demolition work this summer.
The clinic is proposing to tear down a two-story wood-frame building it acquired in 2012, and build a four-story mixed-use project in its place.
Community House is now planning the Patricia K. Apartments: a six-story building with 53 unit for its clients, above its offices and services on the first two floors.
Design on a living foundation is unique. No two trees are the same. Different species, different growth rates, and various distances apart make each project vary greatly.
The former site of Cafe Minnie’s is now Minnie Flats – an 87-unit workforce housing apartment building.
The owner of the Whitworth Apartments on Capitol Hill is planning a seismic retrofit in advance of new city rules that could require retrofits for unreinforced masonry buildings.
Eastside Prep is planning a new performing arts center, Tali Hall, that will include two four-story buildings that are designed by Public47 Architects and will replace two existing two-story structures.
That two-story barn has been renovated several times, and is now likely the oldest building in South Lake Union.
Seneca has hired BuildingWork to convert the J&M and Metropole Buildings into boutique hotels that will be managed jointly.
The last of the full fire station replacement projects funded by a 2003 levy is taking shape on north Capitol Hill.
Harbor Avenue Campus will contain 15 apartments as well as a design center for Youngone Corp., a manufacturer of sports gear and outdoor apparel.
An eight-story mixed-use building with 113 residential units, retail, office space and 125 parking units below grade is awaiting site rezoning by the City of Seattle.
The long-awaited Spring District is taking shape!
Heidi Maki continues to serve as Treasurer for SMPS Seattle, a professional association for A/E/C industry marketers.
The two-building complex provides housing for families earning 30 to 60 percent of area median income, or $24,000-$49,000 a year.
Museum founder Lindsey Echelbarger says the open layout and high ceilings make the former Edmonds Safeway “a spectacular museum space.”
The training center will be on 4.5 acres near the Duwamish River and Duwamish substation.
Construction begins September 2016 on the Mercy Housing’s Eleanor Apartments in Bellingham. When completed in fall 2017, the housing project will have 80 one-bedroom apartments for low-income seniors.
Located in the heart of downtown, the Penrose project includes the historic renovation of the existing 3-story YMCA Building as well as a 4-story addition.
Billy Frank Jr Place Groundbreaking – affordable housing for homeless population coming to downtown Olympia
The historic Plymouth Church sanctuary renovation included the complex task of installing a $2 million pipe organ.
1164 URM buildings are on the City of Seattle’s list of structures that may require seismic upgrades.
The 1970s building is 38 percent more efficient after a big renovation.
The 4th affordable housing project for Yesler Terrace is out for bid.
Historic dining hall receives structural restoration and renovation after earthquake and flood damage.
SSF worked with The Berger Partnership, City of Seattle and UW on this trail project through the arboretum.
SSF supported Food Frenzy’s efforts to feed hungry children again this summer.
A candid article comparing the 2011 earthquake in Japan with a possible Cascadia Subduction Zone event.
Tarragon, Ankrom Moisan, Compass Construction and SSF just completed an 88-unit market-rate project on Capitol Hill.
University VW/Audi wins the 2015 Associated Builders and Contractor’s (ABC) award for Electrical and Communications.
US BioTek wins the 2015 Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Health Care Award.
This mixed-use project adds 193 apartment units and a PCC to the Columbia City neighborhood.
Swenson Say Faget has extensive experience with micro housing projects on Capitol Hill and the U District.
Formerly called Bay Vista, Pearl on Oyster Bay provides 80 units of senior housing.
Swenson Say Faget provided structural engineering for bridge designs that are part of this $8 million new multi-use trail for Seattle Parks and Recreation.
Frans Chocolates new manufacturing and headquarters facility in Georgetown.
Got Books? Swenson Say Faget joined forces with Hilliard’s Beer to create a new Little Free Library to support Architects Without Borders.
Site demolition has begun for this new 15-story mixed-use project in Portland.
This $68 million seismic renovation improved safety of the market facilities without changing the market’s character.
We are pleased to again work with Food Lifeline to feed hungry children this summer!
Swenson Say Faget recently completed a 21,000 SF renovation of the BMW Northwest Dealership in Fife.
SSF was the structural engineer for the $3 million upgrade of this 1926 Neoclassical, historic building.
The Epstein Opportunity Center is open! This is the first of several projects slated for the Yesler Terrace neighborhood.
A new timber pavilion supported by a 3-sided stone wall for the Japanese Garden in the Rainier Beach Neighborhood.
Swenson Say Faget provided structural design for this Queen Anne home renovation.
This project expanded an existing 16-bed facility to 52 beds.
Freeway Motors’ University Volkswagen/Audi Expansion is well underway and due for completion in May 2015.
This $41 million mixed-use project includes 114 units of affordable housing, a child development center, a community center and limited retail and office space.
We are pleased to announce several promotions and an addition to our team!
A stunning renovation of a 1968, 14-story affordable senior housing facility for ABHOW,
Swenson Say Faget hired 3 new team members to assist with increased work load
Due to the limited construction window in AK, this seismic upgrade / renovation project will span 4 summers.
Dubbed “The Barnstorm Project”, one of Vashon’s original barn structures has been transformed into a 4,100-square-foot home for the owner of Macrina Bakery.
AIA Seattle Honorary Membership recognizes those not otherwise eligible for AIA membership who have contributed notably to achievement of the mission and goals of AIA Seattle.
Construction started June 27, 2013 on Fire Station #20 at 2800 15th Ave. W. in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood.
After 50 years as a structural engineer in Seattle, founding principal at Swenson Say Fagét, Gary Swenson will retire next month.