Category Archives: Current Events

2016 Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day

Gladys Ly-Au Young
Categories: Current Events

I went with Myra from our office to Olympia for Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day on Tuesday, February 2. This is an annual advocacy event organized by Washington Low Income Housing Alliance. Capitol Hill Housing kindly gave us a ride in their van-pool from Seattle to Olympia. The event was very well organized and I […]

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, […]

Chophouse Row courtyard party

Myra Lara
Categories: Current Events

We may be silent here, but not in our office! Last month, our 11th and Pike Interblock Party turned our courtyard into a multi-leveled sea of people. Friends, colleagues, and design-enthusiasts gathered around developer Liz Dunn, our own John Kennedy, and our neighbor-architect Leslie Bain for an informal rundown of Chophouse Row. Thanks to all that paid […]

September is the Seattle Design Festival

Nicole Tsen Lew
Categories: Chophouse Row, Current Events

SKL is a proud sponsor of Design in Public and this year’s Seattle Design Festival. We have a history of involvement with Design in Public. Gladys was on the advisory board that generated the ideas on which Design in Public was founded. Rick was a founding board member of Design in Public. This year, Nicole […]

Chophouse Row site tour

  For our Thursday Crit, John gave SKL and our friends and collaborators from Graham Baba a tour of Chophouse Row. The construction is moving quickly for a late fall opening. We will be hosting an event during the Seattle Design Festival in our office’s courtyard, overlooking the Chophouse Row construction site. Please join us! […]