Seattle Cenral Library
1000 Fourth Ave
Designed by Rem Koolhaas and Joshua Prince-Ramus of OMA/LMN, the Central branch of the Seattle Public Library opened in 2004 in downtown Seattle. The Library creates a civic space for the circulation of knowledge in all media, and an innovative organizing system for an ever-growing physical collection – the Books Spiral. The library's various programs are intuitively arranged across five platforms and four flowing "in between" planes, which together dictate the building's distinctive faceted shape, offering the city an inspiring building that is robust in both its elegance and its logic.
Center for Architecture and Design
1010 Western Avenue
The Center for Architecture & Design is a dynamic public space for exhibits, programs, and conversations that explore design's role in shaping cities. The Center is shared home and place of collaboration for our local hosts: AIA Seattle, Design in Public, and Seattle Architecture Foundation, as well as AIA Washington Council, as well as a place for our partner organizations to convene events and conversations relevant to design and our city.
1501 East Madison Street
Known as greenest commercial building in the world, the goal of the Bullitt Center is to drive change in the marketplace faster and further by showing what’s possible today. Living buildings like the Bullitt Center represent efforts to learn from nature how to exist comfortably and productively in a particular environment, making the least possible demand on resources.
220 Second Ave South
Impact Hub Seattle is a locally rooted, globally connected coworking space located in a historic building in the heart of Pioneer Square, Seattle’s oldest neighborhood. Impact Hubs around the world unite people from every profession, background and culture who have the imagination and ambition to create positive social impact and solutions that work for all. Impact Hub’s educational events and opportunities are designed to connect its members to the ideas, resources and people that are needed to further professional goals or realize a creative vision.