Seattle

The DIY passive house

When Clayton Binkley and Adrienne James began designing a Scandinavian-summer-home-inspired residence in Seattle, they weren’t trying to build a passive house. Binkley, a structural engineer at Arup, and James, an…

Profiles in design: Structural specialist Kristen Strobel

Starchitects aside, we hear little about the individuals whose cumulative decisions shape the built environment. To peer behind the curtain of today’s design field, we’re asking engineers, architects, policymakers, and…