Photo by Benjamin Benschneider
A new initiative will extend green standards beyond buildings to guide sustainable design, construction and maintenance of landscapes, such as the one found at Novelty Hill Januik Winery in Woodinville.
"Higher education projects invigorate neighborhoods"
Community college expansions in Portland and Bremerton were designed to complement their surrounding neighborhoods.
By EDWARD VAIVODA JR. and BEN HUFFORD
Yost Grube Hall Architecture
"How to survive the great public bid crisis"
Bidding projects during the winter will avoid a lot of bid escalation.
By SANDRA MATSON
Matson Carlson & Associates
"Green standards coming for site development"
The Sustainable Sites Initiative seeks to expand green practices beyond buildings.
By DEB GUENTHER
"Collaborative design helps hospitals put people first"
Bringing the team together early in the design process can improve building efficiency, reduce construction costs and limit resource consumption.
By LESLIE JONSSON
"Harborview expansion has complicated mechanics"
The hospital’s Ninth & Jefferson Building will have a centralized heating and cooling plant with two distinct ventilation systems.
By DAVID MALONE
University Mechanical Contractors
"Is the A/E/C industry ready for process reform?"
Higher quality at lower cost can be achieved using sustainable design, building information modeling and integrated practice delivery.
By ERIC ANDERSON and MARK WAGNER
Special to the Journal
"UW lab showcases innovative cooling technology"
Sustainability, efficiency and research function inspired designs of the chilled beam system for the UW Medicine Phase 2 project.
By GEOFFREY P. MCMAHON and PETER STRUPP
"Piers in distress? Throw them a Lifejacket"
Galvanic cathodic protection systems fight corrosion in steel-reinforced concrete piles.
By DOUGLAS L. LENG
Corrosion Restoration Technologies
"Creating a grand boulevard from the Mercer Mess"
The $130 million project will widen Mercer Street into a two-way boulevard while Valley Street will be reworked to resemble an intimate European street.
By MIKE KIMELBERG
"Tiny urban lots are full of challenges and rewards"
'Pocket' sites are now feasible for development with the right design approach.
By JOHN WHITLOW
"Designing places for people to meet"
To draw neighbors together, designers are creating spaces and situations to encourage and promote interaction.
By RAY JOHNSTON
"Digging a tunnel? Watch out below for risks"
A good risk management strategy for underground projects should include risk avoidance, geotechnical investigation and specialized contract provisions.
By RICK SMITH and MARK HAVEKOST
"Apartments designed to withstand the test of time"
Developers can be held in higher regard if they look beyond the bottom line to create place-making communities.
By JAMES CUTLER and JOHN SU
Special to the Journal
"An extreme engineering challenge in Kirkland"
Core Design helps build a home in weeks for “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.”
By JIM OLSEN
"Going extreme green!"
From the moment Daimon Doyle of Doyle Custom Homes signed on to build the “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” project in Kirkland, he was determined to give the Chapin family a home that met the highest standards of green building possible under the rigorous schedule imposed by the show.
By PAM WORNER
Green Dog Enterprises
A&E Perspectives 2007 team
Section editor: Benjamin Minnick
Section design: Jeffrey Miller
Web design: Lisa Lannigan
Advertising: Matt Brown
Surveys: Shawna Gamache, Jon Silver,
Margie Slovan, Katie Zemtseff, Lynn Porter
Associated Builders and Contractors
of Western Washington (www.abcwestwa.org)
Baylis Architects (www.baylisarchitects.com)
BCE Engineers, Inc. (www.bceengineers.com)
Bush, Roed & Hitchings, Inc. (www.brhinc.com)
CADD Northwest, Inc. (www.caddnw.com)
Cary Kopczynski & Company (www.ckcps.com)
CDi Engineers (www.cdiengineers.com)
Core Design (www.coredesigninc.com)
Coughlin Porter Lundeen (www.cplinc.com)
David Evans and Associates Inc. (www.deainc.com)
ESA Adolfson (www.esaassoc.com)
Hutteball & Oremus (www.hoarch.com)
Jacobs Associates (www.jacobssf.com)
Lane Powell (www.lanepowell.com)
Northwest Wall & Ceiling Bureau (www.nwcb.com)
PCS Structural Solutions (www.pcs-structural.com)
Peter A. Opsahl Structural Engineering, Inc. (www.paostructural.com)
Quantum Consulting Engineers (www.quantumce.com)
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt (www.schwabe.com)
Shannon & Wilson, Inc. (www.shannonwilson.com)
The PPI Group (www.theppigroup.com)
University Mechanical Contractors, Inc. (www.umci.com)
Zipper Zeman Associates, Inc. (www.terracon.com)
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