Category 'Events'

24
Jan

Sibling House Update – 2015

Events, Grouparchitect, Nonprofit, Pro Bono | Comments Off on Sibling House Update – 2015

Good news for Sibling House in 2015! Sibling House is a network of homes that keep siblings together while in foster care and they have grown recently to include 256 homes totaling 752 children and they continue to grow every day. You can learn more about their organization and how to help at www.siblinghouse.org. Their […]

2
Jan

Distillery Lofts – Tenant Improvement

Commercial, Grouparchitect, Tenant Improvement | Comments Off on Distillery Lofts – Tenant Improvement

The Distillery Lofts in the Westlake neighborhood of Seattle has been the new home for Grouparchitect for about a year now so we wanted to reintroduce our completed space as well as extend an invitation for anyone to come by for a private tour and more in-depth introduction to our work. Our office entry is highlighted with […]

2
Jan

Phinney Ridge Prefab – Module Set

Exciting news on the Pre-fab home front here at Grouparchitect!  The latest collaboration with Method homes is taking shape in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood of Seattle.  This Option series house has been in the works for the last few months, and as detailed in previous blog posts progress has been continuing steadily.  The most exciting part […]

9
Dec

Plateau 120 Renderings

Grouparchitect, In Progress, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Residential, UZDP | Comments Off on Plateau 120 Renderings

Plateau 120, our most recent mixed-use project, is nearing submission for UZDP approval with the City of Sammamish.  The project features 92 residential apartment units, over 14,500 square feet of commercial space. Residential parking is contained underground for 100 cars while surface parking lot provides 89 spaces for the commercial area. The project is located […]

11
Nov

Revista Living

Grouparchitect, Project Announcements, Residential | Comments Off on Revista Living

Você fala Portguese? Excited to receive our first foreign press here at Grouparchitect in this month’s issue of Brazil’s Revista Living! Check out more on the exciting Ballard Remodel project here!

22
Oct

LIV Apartments – Aerial Photos – Oct.

Construction, Grouparchitect, In Progress, LIV Apartments, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Residential | Comments Off on LIV Apartments – Aerial Photos – Oct.

October at the LIV Apartments was a busy month.  The most notable progress on site over the last month would probably be the framing of the North Building, which topped out at its highest point.  This signals the completion of the framing for phase 1 of the project.  The roof and waterproofing will soon follow […]

6
Oct

LIV Apartments – Construction Update – September

Construction, Grouparchitect, In Progress, LIV Apartments, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Phasing, Residential | Comments Off on LIV Apartments – Construction Update – September

September at the LIV Apartments was a busy month.  Trades worked on all aspects of the project from exterior cladding detailing and painting to interior gypsum board and work on unit interiors.  At the West Building, the gateway feature wall takes shape as the composite wood panels are installed and frame the western entrance to […]

26
Sep

LIV Apartments – Aerial Photos – Sept

Aerial Photos, Construction, Grouparchitect, In Progress, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Residential, Uncategorized | Comments Off on LIV Apartments – Aerial Photos – Sept

The month of September brought progress across all areas of the LIV Apartments in Bellevue.  The South Building roof has been installed and progress continues on the window and exterior siding installation.  Interior plumbing and electrical rough in proceed in conjunction to maximize the potential of scheduling trades. Elsewhere, at the West Building, painters have […]

5
Sep

LIV Apartments – Construction Update – August

Construction, Grouparchitect, In Progress, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Residential | Comments Off on LIV Apartments – Construction Update – August

The month of August brought advances to several areas of construction at the LIV Apartments in Bellevue.  Framing across the site continues upward as crews race to beat the oncoming fall weather. The North Building, the largest of the buildings, framing reached to level five of eight.  Construction speed was increased on the project by […]

26
Aug

LIV Apartments – Aerial Photos – August

Aerial Photos, Construction, Grouparchitect, In Progress, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Residential | Comments Off on LIV Apartments – Aerial Photos – August

Since the previous LIV Apartments aerial update last month, the progress on the three phase 1 buildings has continued, and construction broke ground on the East building.  The second phase of the project will include 99 residential units, several large amenity spaces, and two large roof decks. Elsewhere on site progress continues at a fever […]

7
Aug

Laurelhurst Residence – Wine Room

Progress on the Laurelhurst Residence Wine Room progressed quickly once the framing was completed.  Carpenters fabricated several wine racks designed to fit into the various niches and nooks that resulted from tucking the wine room into a difficult corner of the home.  The raw wood of the racks compliment the natural slate floor, and when […]

5
Aug

LIV Apartments – Construction Update – July

Construction, Grouparchitect, In Progress, Materials, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Phasing, Residential | Comments Off on LIV Apartments – Construction Update – July

Construction progress at the LIV Apartments job site has made substantial progress during the month of July, including the groundbreaking of the second phase of the project. The South building continues framing up to level 7 and will soon start the 8th floor wood framing.  Metal decks and exterior work continues the efforts towards topping […]

2
Jul

Make It Right – Fort Peck, Montana

Custom home, Fort Peck, Grouparchitect, LEED, Make It Right, Montana, News, Prefab, Prefab/Modular, Residential | Comments Off on Make It Right – Fort Peck, Montana

Grouparchitect is working with prefabricated modular home builder Method Homes to provide design services for a series of homes destined to be located in Fort Peck, Montana.   Based on the Option Series homes we have previously partnered with Method homes on, these three bedroom and two bathroom homes will serve as residences for a portion of […]

4
Jun

Leilani Gains LEED Certification

Green, Grouparchitect, LEED, Multi-family/Mixed Use, News, Residential | Comments Off on Leilani Gains LEED Certification

The Leilani Apartments, our most recently completed multi-family project, was just awarded LEED Certification.   From the start of the project the design team considered sustainability in all aspects of the project.  Through the selection of responsible materials, using local manufacturers and suppliers, utilizing water conservation measures, and many other improvements, the team aimed at designing […]

13
May

LIV Apartments – Aerial Views – April 2014

Construction, Grouparchitect, In Progress, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Residential | Comments Off on LIV Apartments – Aerial Views – April 2014

We recently got our hands on these images and are excited to share another point of view of the ongoing LIV Apartments. Monthly photos of the jobsite are shot from an airplane from 2 angles to show construction progress from different points of view. The South and North buildings remain active with ongoing concrete formwork […]

2
May

LIV Apartments – Construction Update – Apr. 2014

Construction, Grouparchitect, In Progress, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Residential | Comments Off on LIV Apartments – Construction Update – Apr. 2014

Progress at the LIV Apartments has hit light speed in the month of April.  Wood framing has started to be erected at the west building while progress continues on concrete pours in other areas of the site. The east side of the site is still in the thick of concrete work as several levels are […]

1
May

Laurelhurst Residence – Wine Room Sketches

Custom home, Grouparchitect, Remodeling, Residential, Seattle | Comments Off on Laurelhurst Residence – Wine Room Sketches

Earlier in April, we were excited for the opportunity to work, once again, with great clients on a small wine room renovation to their home.  The previously completed new construction left some room for renovation as the clients grew into the home and developed some ideas of how to improve the home to suit their needs better. […]

1
May

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Late Apr. 2014

Custom home, Grouparchitect, Remodeling, Residential | Comments Off on Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Late Apr. 2014

Progress on the Clyde Hill Residence progressed into late April with a push on exterior elements including finishing the windows and doors, and completing the shingled roof.  The exterior of the home has also been wrapped with building felt in preparation for cement board and cedar strip siding. The redesigned entry now has windows and […]

18
Apr

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Mid Apr. 2014

Construction, Grouparchitect, In Progress, Remodeling, Residential | Comments Off on Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Mid Apr. 2014

The Clyde Hill Residence progresses into April with more work being to the exterior.  The covered porch at the rear of the house has been fully framed and prepared for the future finishes.  New foundation pads have been cast to support the weight of the porch and roof above, and new membrane is being installed […]

31
Mar

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Mar. 2014

Construction, Grouparchitect, In Progress, Remodeling, Remodeling, Residential | Comments Off on Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Mar. 2014

This March has been a busy month for the Clyde Hill Residence as the entryway and entry roof have completed framing, the exterior is stripped of existing cladding, and the interior framing is pushing towards completion.  March also saw the installation of most the windows and exterior doors.  Once this installation is complete work will […]