Temporary Studio

I usually work on location, but recently I have been given the temporary use of a space in a UDistrict building that will soon be demolished to make way for a 21 story apartment building.  It’s been great to spread … Read More

University District Zoning Changes

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Four years ago, the Seattle City Council changed the zoning in the University District to encourage greater density around the new Light Rail Station, which has just opened.  The zoning change greatly increased the value of property in the U … Read More

Balloon Framing Revealed

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Here’s a good example of old style balloon framing.  Click on the image for a better view. Note that the vertical studs go all the way from the foundation to the rafters.  The floor joists are attached to the continuous … Read More

Now That The Smoke Has Cleared

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The combination of COVID-19 precautions and forest fire smoke really limited my photo projects earlier in September, but now things are looking better.  Local architectural documentation projects are now possible, especially outdoor work and empty buildings.  I am not doing … Read More

Year of the Rat

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I’m continuing my “Small Data” project.  For this group, the trail camera was strapped to our back porch, pointed at the top of our fence.  The middle view has been included in the 23rd Juried Show at the Photographic Center … Read More

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