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The Modern List Seattle
May 11, 2008, 11:06 pm
Filed under: The Modern List Seattle

It’s time to get a few newly discovered and recently remembered items up on the blog. Last Friday evening the University of Washington held their annual Headlines Exhibit which highlights dozens of architectural projects that will soon be in construction. It’s a rare view at the design process and a great way to keep a pulse on what is coming Seattle’s way. It only runs for two weeks so get over to the UW and check it out. There are many more recommendations for Seattle at The Modern List and, as always, give us a shout if we missed anything.

2008 UW Headlines Exhibit from May 9 to May 25
College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 3949 15th Ave NE, 224 Gould Hall

[crappy photo by BUILD llc]
To you smaller architectural practices out there – this annual exhibit needs you. When first started, the exhibit was a good spectrum of northwest firms doing local work. Gradually the exhibit is getting consumed by the big sweat-shop design firms doing high rise projects in distant places. It’s losin its soul – so cowboy up next year.

Stumptown Coffee on 1st Hill, 1115 12th Ave

Café Press on 1st Hill, 1117 12th Ave, 206.709.7674
Some nice industrial interior design and a rack of cool magazines at the front.

Poco Wine Room, 1408 east Pine Str, 206.322.9463 by Department of Design

The Bernard in lower Queen Anne, Denny & Warren Ave N by Weinstein A|U
kudos to the developer and architect for doing something lasting and sharp.

[Photo by BUILD llc]

Fix design showroom, 570 1st Ave S, 206.838.3838
Newly remodeled, they rep cabinets, plumbing fixtures and all the cool stuff that goes along.

Joule restaurant, 1913 N 45th Str, 206.632.1913

[Photo by The Seattle PI]

Carnitech Headquarters at Pier 91 by Patano + Hafermann Architects
Some of you may have noticed this clean, modern piece of architecture going up between Queen Anne and Magnolia. Nice job to Chris and Laura of Studio PH on the completion.

[Photo from http://www.studioph.com]

Standard Home 1108 Pike Street, 206.464.0850
Beautifully restored Scandinavian and mid-century modern furniture.

Seva Home, 900 Lenora Street #116, 206.323.9920

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the apartment building in lower queen anne is called the Bernard Apartments, by Weinstein A/U. Cheers!

Comment by Nick Williams

Ah, – of course something that well put together is by Weinstein. I knew I recognized those clean lines. Thanks for the scoop Nick.

Comment by Andrew

hey, we got our board in for the headlines exhibit… it’s the one with 8 million images. haven’t been to see the exhibit, but i had heard there was a proliferation or corporate bores.

Comment by mike




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