Posts Tagged ‘Seattle’

Paper cranes – origami for Japan

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux1ECrNDZl4g

Make a crane or many and send to:

Students Rebuild
1700 7th Avenue
STE 116 # 145
Seattle, WA 98101

The Bezos Family Foundation will donate $2 per crane to Architecture for Humanity’s Japan relief fund. Via archdaily.

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Coast Modern – preview of the upcoming documentary film

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

These stills were shot during the filming of Coast Modern, a documentary film about West Coast modern house architecture, spanning from LA to Vancouver, by Vancouver filmmakers Gavin Froome and Mike Bernard. The film “speaks with the architects and their patrons and asks if Modernism’s time has finally come or did it never really go away.” It is currently in the editing phase and is set to be completed this coming fall.

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Guest house by Paul Hayden Kirk in Seattle

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

Flickr photos by Ken McCown, a designer and professor of architecture and landscape design. This is a beautiful Japanese-influenced guest house by architect Paul Hayden Kirk (1914-1995) at the Bloedel Reserve in Seattle. It seems to be halfway between a Case Study house and a traditional Japanese farmhouse.

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