Mary Lund Davis entered UW in 1942, during World War II. Her male classmates were all called to serve. Studying and learning alone removed a support network, but may have enabled freer thinking. In 1946 she became the first female architect in Washington State.
A house with several names, the Richard Foster House in Wilton, CT is also known as the Spaceship House, the Round House, or the Circambulant House. How does one come up with such an interesting design?
It is easy to associate Modern style with expansive and expensive houses, or landmark municipal buildings; but at least one local Seattle architect broke that and several other invisible barriers. His name was Benjamin McAdoo.
On Saturday, October 12, Bryce and his team in collaboration with 360modern, will unveil the next phase of The Pass Life: two modern homes unlike any other available in a mountain community in the state. These aren’t townhomes or lofts, they’re fully detached single family homes with 2-3 bedrooms and 2-3 baths designed with a modern aesthetic that incorporates the stunning natural views surrounding the homes.
A city is defined by its people, but individual architects inspire changes others can’t see. Ralph Anderson was an architect who saw the value in the historic and the potential of the future. Even if you don’t realize it, if you’re familiar with Seattle, you’re familiar with his work.
When it comes to furniture design, Arne Jacobsen is known for simple chairs with effective designs.