Building the Future

This spring Professor of Architecture, Ken Tadashi Oshima was named as a Fellow of the Society of Architectural Historians. Learn about his path to architecture and the role that the humanities have in the built environments field.

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Dean Cheng at AIA '22

As one of the keynote speakers, Dean Renée Cheng discussed how architects impact America’s big cities today, diversity in the field, the role of architecture in public safety, and much more.

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  • Building the Future

    August 12, 2022

    This spring, Harris and Oshima were named Fellows of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH). This honor is given to those who have distinguished themselves by a lifetime of significant contributions to the field. Their contributions may include scholarship, service, teaching, and stewardship of the built environment.


  • New faculty books: How your brain works, cycling around the world and more

    August 12, 2022

    Books on shelves

    H. Pike Oliver, affiliate instructor of real estate at UW, and co-author Michael Stockstill new book, “Transforming the Irvine Ranch: Joan Irvine, William Pereira, Ray Watson and The Big Plan”, talks about the history of the University of California campus and its impact on the development of the city.


  • UW expert says the housing market is the key factor causing homelessness

    August 2, 2022

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    In this interview with KUOW, Gregg Colburn, associate professor of real estate, discusses his new book "Homelessness is a Housing Problem" and offers insight into how Seattle's homelessness crisis might be addressed. | KUOW

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