Habitat

Mike Kunnen Gives Seattle a View of the Past

The Magnolia craftsman uses traditional window-making techniques to restore timelessness to classic houses.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne Photography by Will Austin

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do March 22–24

A Last Comic Standing finalist comes to Laughs Comedy Club, a Puyallup band rocks the Showbox, and a Seattleite reads his murderous debut novel.

03/22/2019 By Gwen Hughes

One-Sentence Stories

Sweet Sun, Global Ichiro Fandom, and Busmageddon

Your weekly dose of city news in short.

03/22/2019 By Haley Gray

Character Flaws

History’s Not a Facade

With the Showbox under threat, we look at how other such historic preservations have played out in the city.

09/11/2018 By Stefan Milne

Welcome Lit

Hugo House Returns to Capitol Hill

Two years after the destruction of its eponymous home, the writing center reopens in its new mixed-use building. Can arts and astronomical rent coexist?

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens August 2018

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be featured!)

07/17/2018

Habitat

This Lake Washington Home Belongs on the Mediterranean

How Tuscany—and Pinterest—inspired a Laurelhurst transformation.

07/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Street View

Could the Solution to Homelessness Be Geodesic?

Dome sweet dome.

07/14/2017 By James Ross Gardner

Eye Candy

Architect Tom Kundig Is the King of Cabin Porn

Here are some of his favorite photogenic creations.

05/15/2017 By Allison Williams

Habitat

A Passive Home with a Knockout View in Madrona

How the home of a pioneering Microsoft programmer–turned–climate advocate could lead the way in energy efficiency.

10/25/2016 By Darren Davis

Habitat

A Magnolia Midcentury Home Gets a Second-Story Addition

Axiom Design and Build adds a contemporary new floor to a midcentury home, providing the perfect blend of style and space for an extended family.

04/01/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

Habitat

Blue Dream on Bainbridge Island

Johnson Squared designs a contemporary home with hues, views, and plenty of room for a young family of five.

03/10/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

Slideshow

Slide Show: Get the Colorful Contemporary Look

A contemporary home on Bainbridge Island delivers hues, views, and plenty of room for a family of five.

02/22/2015

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: The Character of Seattle in Literature

Today's picks for civic nerds

02/12/2015 By Darren Davis

Habitat

A Contemporary Ski Cabin Shines in Methow Valley

Cast Architecture designs a Mazama vacation home for year-round adventure.

11/03/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Habitat

Minimalism in a Medina Home

Architecture firm Suyama Peterson Deguchi gives a dream home the less-is-more treatment.

09/01/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Eat. Here. Now.

Humble Pie: A Slice of Utopia

Not even the Space Needle delivers a stiffer shot of Seattle.

08/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

The Explainer

Smith Tower's 100th Birthday

Look who turns 100 this month! A century after Smith Tower became the tallest building on the West Coast, let's look back at the high points — and a few low ones too.

07/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Design Envy

Seattle Modern Home Tour 2014 At a Glance

The annual architecture tour returns with six lust-worthy new specimens.

03/18/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Quote Unquote

Rex Hohlbein Has Designs on Ending Homelessness

The architect is closing his Fremont firm to educate “homed” people on the plight of Seattle’s homeless and bring much-needed empathy to the equation.

03/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson