Behind the scenes
Lara Swimmer has been photographing the architectural landscape of the Pacific North-west for the last decade. Her work has captured some of the most significant buildings to transform the region, and her images of the Seattle Central Library are no exception. This little jewel of a book captures...
Codes: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
No matter the type of project, one thing is clear: lighting energy codes are not going away. Designers must learn to communicate with regulatory agencies as they seek a balance between efficiency and creativity.
The lighting program for the Seattle Public Library offers a model for efficiently illuminating a building dedicated to the experience of engaging books.
Barrier Motors, bellevue, washington
challenge How does one create and maintain a lighting scheme that showcases luxury automobiles, while educating the client about the importance of quality lighting? This was both the challenge and inspiration for Seattle-based lighting firm Studio Lux in its design for Barrier Motors' Mercedes Benz...
Jeffrey Miller to New Firm
On April 1, 2004, Jeffrey I.L. Miller exchanged his role as director of lighting design at NBBJ for the same title at Affiliated Engineers. He will be based in the company's Seattle office. Miller brings over 25 years of architectural lighting design experience to Affiliated's Pivotal Lighting...
North Coast Electric Company Acquires Alexanders' Contractor Lighting
As part of their market expansion,
SEATTLE - Seventy-five of the city’s most down-and-out homeless alcoholics are off the streets and living in a bold new development by the nonprofit Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC).
The State of HFAs
SEATTLE - The discussion about affordable housing needs to change, according to Kim Herman, executive director of the Washington State Housing Finance Commission (WSHFC).
From a Historic Home, a New Project Rises
SEATTLE - The Pantages Apartments started with the saving of one landmark house and grew into significantly more.
Seattle: Residents Pass Housing Levy to RaiseFunds
Seattle residents give more than lip service to affordable housing.