The Green Futures Lab strives to create habitat and cleaner waterways through the use of floating wetlands. Check out this great video from King County summarizing our Duwamish floating wetland project.
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Google’s exit from big Seattle-area project shows fleeting relationship between tech and communities
“What you’re seeing is just another recalibration of the sorts that have been going on for time immemorial between employers and communities,” said Chuck Wolfe, a multinational urbanism consultant and affiliate professor at the University of Washington. | Geek Wire
UW, Pacific County EDC launch housing partnership
UW’s Livable City Year and program and the Pacific County Economic Development Council are working together to tackle important housing planning issues. | Chinook Observer
Benjamin F. McAdoo’s lasting legacy as an architect and activist
Associate Professor Tyler Sprague and senior architecture student Sierra Miles discuss the Benjamin McAdoo Research Collective, which seeks to share and cultivate appreciation for the work of Benjamin F. McAdoo, the first registered Black architect in Washington. | Seattle Times
Homeless People Need Homes – and Money, Too
Gregg Colburn, associate professor of real estate, discusses the relationship, or lack thereof, between homelessness and poverty, and what he believes is the true cause of homelessness. | Washington Post
Elevating the Spirit: Dean Renée Cheng on Architecture’s Role in Our Lives
Haley Ha, SAM’s Manager of Public Engagement at the Asian Art Museum, spoke with Dean Cheng about her background, why equity matters in architecture, and how architecture can respond to ecological concerns. Dean Cheng participated in the University Lecture of the 2022–2023 series at the Seattle Asian Art Museum. | SAMBlog
New faculty books: How your brain works, cycling around the world and more
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
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
Partnership for equity and inclusion in design and planning schools welcomes a second cohort of early career fellows!
The Dean’s Equity and Inclusion Initiative, a partnership of now over two dozen U.S. schools and colleges of architecture, landscape architecture, planning, preservation, and design, welcomes a second cohort of 17 early career faculty to the scholarly development program.
Homeless in America
The homelessness crisis continues to get worse. Gregg Colburn, assistant professor of real estate, discusses his research on why we see variation in homelessness across U.S. cities. | The New York Times