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.
Category: In the Media
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
The obvious answer everyone is ignoring
The research from Gregg Colburn’s new book, Homelessness is a Housing Problem, is featured in a recent article in The Atlantic.
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
Cause of homelessness? It’s not drugs or mental illness, researchers say
As more cities search for explanations and solutions to homelessness, leaders look to data. Gregg Colburn, assistant professor of real estate, is quoted. | Los Angeles Times
What Do We Want From Our Next Seattle?
Architecture graduate students provide options for dense and diverse housing. | The Urbanist