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More stories about Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

  • Seattle Cop Becomes Drywaller For Undercover Labor Bust

    An undercover operation has resulted in charges against a Washington State drywall contractor for underpaying and threatening workers.

  • Stabilizing a Brick Exterior

    Unstable brick is tied to the floor framing with standard hold downs, threaded rod, and compression plates

  • Stabilizing a Brick Facade

    something about brick and the Paul Revere Apartments

  • Reinvent the Toilet Fair - High Tech Sanitation for the Future

    Bill Gates hosted the Reinvent the Toilet Fair in Seattle where 8 prototypes of a hygienic, waterless, energy-producing toilets of the future were showcased.

  • Face to Facebook

    Some architects have embraced social media and telecommunications, but others struggle to discern the actual benefits.

  • Open-Joint Siding

    In the Seattle area, where I work, we get a lot of rain. From the mid-90s to the mid-2000s, there were many high-profile cases of water damage caused by improperly detailed siding, mostly on condos and other multifamily housing.

  • Border Lines

    Light plays a critical role in meeting both the design and security requirements for U.S. land port of entry stations.

  • Is Rain-Screen Siding Worth the Effort?

    It's good insurance against problems caused by wind-driven rain, but experts wonder whether the additional cost is necessary.

  • Project Serves New Home Buyers

    SEATTLE— A cafeteria worker at Microsoft, a woman who works for a nonprofit organization, and a couple with a teenage son have become new home buyers.

  • Quinn Leaves Seattle, Joins Enterprise

    Adrienne Quinn has resigned as director of the Office of Housing in Seattle and will become vice president for public policy and government relations at Enterprise Community Partners.