Monthly Archives: December 2014

Westside School construction update

Myra Lara
Categories: Construction Updates

Looking from inside the existing church nave to the entry side of the school. The library would be in this location. Looking at the entry: the future placement of an arch-shaped clerestory window, to illuminate the auditorium/library hallways, and the glass-clad lobby.

SKL Principal Gladys Ly-Au Young, juror in this year’s Portland AIA Honor Awards

Myra Lara
Categories: Current Events, Lectures & Juries

Gladys Ly-Au Young acted as juror for this year’s Portland AIA Honor Awards. She, along with Jonathan Drefous, a partner with New York-based CDR Studio Architects, and Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne, found the projects to be lacking not only the “Keep Portland Weird” vibe, but also lacking a synthesis of social responsibility, […]

36 Hours in Seattle

Myra Lara
Categories: Press

Recently, two of Rick Sundberg’s renowned buildings have been featured in the NYTimes’ “36 Hours in Seattle.” David Laskin recommends visiting both the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience and the Frye Art Museum. After boarding the water taxi from West Seattle’s good eats back to Pier 50, he suggests to “hoof […]