According to the unofficial Seattle calendar, summer has landed in the Northwest. There’s been a ton of activity around BUILD World Headquarters and loads of inspiration, events, and all-around good design happening near and far. Here’s what has been hitting our radar lately. Drop a comment and share anything that’s been on yours.
The rock-stars over at FR-EE recently checked in with us and they’ve got some exciting work to review on their website.
-thanks to Daria
Razor-sharp light fixtures designed and manufactured in Seattle. Check out Standard Socket.
-thanks to Darin, Dawna and Brian
Want to see what competing for world-class work really looks like? Check out The Sand Castle: Building a City in the Desert.
-thanks to Jim
Anne E. McGraw’s Blue Prints combine minimalism, information, and beauty.
-thanks to Chris
The construction activity going on this summer at BUILD. We’re living up to our name in spades. More photos of progress can be found on our Facebook page.
Madison Park Remodel
BUILD interview by Novedge.
-thanks to Aurora
Los Angeles vintage signage. In black and white, of course.
-thanks to Rick
Gary Hustwit’s new project, The Olympic City, combines history and haunting photography.
-thanks to Gary
Styling ancient statues.
-thanks to Jerry
Great portfolio by Al Boardman, including Chicago: Five Great Buildings.
The story of Toth Construction as told by the talent powerhouse Invisible Creature.
-thanks to Invisible Creature
Dream Job by Chase Jarvis.
-thanks to Chase
Alastair Parvin: Architecture for the people by the people.
-thanks to Jerry
Architect Rap. Because we’re badass like that.
-thanks to Jody
ARCADE kicked off Issue 31.3 last month with a fantastic event at the upcoming new home of Mad Art in Seattle. As usual, an inspiring community of contributors and collaborators at an engaging venue.
-thanks to ARCADE
[Photo by: David Yousling for ARCADE]
BUILD recently got a peek at the Exotic Metals Forming Company along with the high security sector that builds the F-35 fighter jet. Let’s just say that the facilities made us feel like we’re playing with Lincoln Logs in the architectural world.
-thanks to Andrew
Peter Miller Books, beloved architectural bookstore in Seattle opened in their new location a few blocks north of their original home. Check out their goods, and while you’re at it, peek next door into Suyama Space for the latest art installation.
-thanks to Peter
The 4th Annual S2V Ride is coming up in just over a month. We’re anticipating a great group and will be sharing more details on this year’s charity, jersey design, and other good stuff. Stay tuned.
A list of contributors, collaborators, subjects and other folks you should follow: