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Join SDF + the Seattle Architecture Foundation (SAF) for light food and beverage as we explore the transformative power of architectural design in fostering CommUNITY.
CommUNITY, SAF’s 26th Annual Architectural Model Exhibit, invites us to reflect on architecture as a catalyst for interaction, connections, and community, and as the carving of space where diverse communities converge and thrive. Each year, SAF’s Annual Architectural Model Exhibit celebrates the creativity of local and international designers and firms by connecting audiences to the process of architectural design. Through physical and digital models, architectural renderings, and other displays, this exhibit unveils how innovative architecture and design shape our everyday lives.
This year’s exhibit is curated by SAF’s Exhibit Committee of community members and features projects that use the power of curiosity to explore design’s role in bridging our communities. What happens when we highlight collective and collaborative narratives of the built environment? Curiosity opens our minds to challenge the status quo, expand knowledge, develop new relationships, and make new discoveries. We invite you to bring that open mind to our Seattle Design Festival Mixers, a new feature of the festival this year.
Event is free, registration is required.
Transportation + Parking:
We encourage attendees to take advantage of public transit options and plan your trip. The Center for Architecture and Design has ground level entrance. The Center is located a short walking distance from Union Station (buses and light rail), Colman Dock (ferries and water taxi), and most major bus lines. We encourage guests to utilize transit when visiting the Center. Paid Parking Garages are available nearby, and for parking of two hours or less, limited pay station street parking is available.
SDF + SAF strongly encourages masking to demonstrate community care!