The renovated Kingsgate Library is celebrating its reopening on Saturday, April 30th, at 9:30am. The original KCLS library opened in 1973. We started design work for its renovation in 2013. Saturday will be the first day it is reopened to the public since its closure last year for construction. Please join us in celebrating. The […]
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 […]
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, […]
We like our new home.
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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
The library meeting was a success! Thanks to all for their feedback. Here is a quick visual tour of the building.
SKL and friends at a secret music benefit for CENTRUM’s Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Program
Jeremy’s house was featured in the Pacific Northwest Magazine last weekend. Read the article here.