Staff Spotlight: Keith Golde

This winter, intern Keith Golde joined the DA+ project staff, and he has been an invaluable addition. By way of introduction, here are a few...

August 10, 2017

Creative Crossroads: a Block Party for Designing Minds

At DA+, we are always looking for ways to strengthen the design community. One way we have done this is by creating a design "hive," . . .

June 29, 2017

Artisanal Microlobby: Artist Mya Kerner

As clear summer days become more frequent, Seattleites are treated to breathtaking views of the snow-highlighted mountains around us. At 1148 NW Leary, those views have come inside to occupy our Artisanal Microlobby! . . .

June 7, 2017

Periscope House

DA+ collaborated with clients moving up from California on this compact and surprising new home on the Olympic Peninsula. An active couple that enjoys the outdoors, they dreamed of a house...

May 22, 2017

DA Lab: Inside the Envelope

Like many firms, we have in-house professional development sessions aimed at pushing ourselves to learn, try new things, and seek inspiration from more sources. Sometimes we bring in a guest expert...

April 14, 2017

Look Before You Leap: a Feasibility Study for The City Church

Office space for a growing startup in an old warehouse? A church in a former auto repair garage? Adaptive re-use is a terrific way to give old buildings new life, but it's harder than you may think!

March 8, 2017

What’s your GPA? DeForest Architects in Residential Design Magazine

Check out the first 2017 issue of Residential Design Magazine for a personal account from John DeForest about working from a distance! RD is a new...

February 22, 2017

Virtual Reality: Collaboration just got better!

Those who were able to join us for our Open Studio last month got a sneak peek at technology that we believe will change the way designers and clients work together. Here is more of the story…

January 19, 2017

Holiday Bonspiel

Sheet, stone, house, counter… While these terms could easily refer to the work we do on a daily basis, in this case they refer to the sport of curling. For the DeForest Architects’ Reindeer Games this year,

December 22, 2016

Collaboration Next: From Hands-on to VR Holodeck

Local. Remote. Real. Virtual. Combining community engagement and cutting edge technology is creating new opportunities for close collaboration wherever it finds us. John and Melissa recently led a workshop...

November 23, 2016