It’s official. Summer’s over. School’s back in session, which means the holidays are approaching at a rapid pace.  We’re staying busy and inspired around these parts, and want to take a minute to share what’s been keeping us invigorated and engaged. Check out the latest to hit our radar, and let us know what’s been on yours.

Winnipeg Skating Shelters by Patkau Architects.
-thanks to db

Clever and slick adapted water towers.
-thanks to Alex

Sharp design and super-sharp web design over at Post Typography creative studio in Baltimore.
-thanks to Tina

Stylish and functional Alphabet Shelves by Saporiti.
-thanks to Andrea

The only iPad dock you’ll ever need.
-thanks to cc

A pretty sweet accessory for the world traveler.
-thanks to db

Architects are the best at everything. Even quilting.
-thanks to CHS

What self-respective urbanist doesn’t love a good alley? Check out a local project that highlights the beauty and function of these urban backroads.
-thanks to Daniel

Exposing youth to architecture? We’re all for it. Check out the Halloween Model-Making workshop for kids hosted by Seattle Architecture Foundation.
-thanks to SAF

The newest co-working workshop space is to emerge out of Seattle opens its doors this fall. Bonus: Classes on 3D printing, among other things.
-thanks to Brandon

This week, the Seattle Art Museum launches elles:pompidou, an exhibit which covers 100 years of women artists from the Pompidou collection in Paris. The works will be on exhibit October 11 – January 13.

Moment Magnitude opens October 13th at the fresh new Frye Museum in Seattle.
-thanks to Charlie

The Hovding provides some serious fashion-forward bicycle safey.

Hot shots by a new architectural photographer to set off our radar. Check out Lara Swimmer’s razor-sharp work behind the lens.
-thanks to Lara

MIT is changing the game. Featuring a recent interview subject of ours for ARCADE Mag, Nadar Tehrani.
-thanks to Makerhaus

In conjunction with the Seattle Art Museum’s upcoming exhibit (mentioned above), catch  PechaKucha 39 : Women Who Rock this Thursday at the museum.

Developing Community Through Design Lecture Series hosted by Seattle Architecture Foundation.
-thanks to SAF

Space.City Unlimited Means Fall Lecture Series kicks off Thursday with Mauricio Rocha from Mexico City. Tickets here or jump on twitter to snag a couple of free tix.

Most recent interview with Chicago’s John Ronan for ARCADE Magazine is now available in print and web. Check it out.
-thanks to ARCADE

Speaking of ARCADE, their website is revamped as of last month, complete with a design-saturated events calendar. Check it out.
-thanks to ARCADE

Cheers from Team BUILD