Principal Gladys Ly-Au Young and her son, Kaiea, are on their way to Tanzania for construction of a vocational school. She and Kaiea will aid local teams learn new methods for building the school and residential buildings planned for Hope Village. Before take off, both Ly-Au Young’s were able to fundraise and purchase educational and […]
West facade of Sunset Hill Residence in Seattle.
The entire ceiling is now installed. Lights studies by Integrated Design Lab were made to ensure the slat configuration and thus daylighting was comfortable for reading and working in both overcast and sunny conditions.
The wood ceiling is ready to go up! This will be a gently curving ceiling that filters light. You can see more updates through the KCLS website here. The library is expected to finish early this spring.
As COP21 is underway in Paris, Curbed asked various architects on how the profession, practice, and discipline can help to fight climate change. You can read the whole article here. Gladys’s extended features is below. Borrowing from Jared Diamond’s book “Collapse”, the four stages of collapse due to climate change can be represented as followed: […]
Westside School’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is this Saturday, August 29th starting at 11am! Stop by and tour the school! Westside School 10404 34th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98146
View into the new and improved meeting room – full height and clerestory windows bring in a lot more light than before! All existing windows will be enlarged along the perimeter to bring in more light. A ceiling is added in the existing, double-height volume to not only house all the new mechanical systems the […]
Little details for little humans. Remember those Glulam arches we salvaged? Here they are as benches for the kiddos to wait for their parents! A warm and comfortable reading nook under the stairs. I’m sure this will go well with them… An undulating wall separating the lobby from the school wing without sacrificing daylight and […]
John and Gladys in discussion during our recent site visit to Westside School
Chophouse Row is open for business!