Will Seattle retrofit (URM) buildings to make them safer in earthquakes?

Dan Say was interviewed by KOMO TV for this informational update pertaining to the City of Seattle’s pending URM Policy. The Department of Construction and Inspections says there is a high likelihood that Seattle will experience another quake similar to the 2001 Nisqually event which damaged a large number of the city’s unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings.

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SAF event on adaptive reuse / / 04.06.16

Seattle Architecture Foundation will hold a program titled “Recycled Cities|Adaptive Reuse” at 6:30 p.m. April 19 at Impact Hub Seattle, … read more +

Fire Station 20 Wins SDC Award / / 04.26.17

Seattle Design Commission has named the winners of its biennial Design Excellence Awards, which recognize projects that improve the city and the public realm.

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