The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (DCI) is seeking volunteers for the NE Design Review Board. Board members review projects and evaluate them based upon the City’s design guidelines. A recent example of a design review was the trailer-park-to-townhouses proposal, presented at the Design Review Board meeting on April 11th.
The February 6, 2011 issue of Pacific Magazine in the Seattle Times features a major remodel of a Wedgwood home originally built by Albert Balch. “A Seattle 1940s box is reborn for the 21st century” by Valerie Easton describes how Linda Pruitt of The Cottage Company worked with architect Charlie Wenzlau of Bainbridge Island to make it happen. See the complete article on the Times website for more information and a slide show.