CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle

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CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southeast Washington Bellevue Blog-Oct-2014 CenturyLink Monroe Seattle Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Throwback Thursday: Seattle's Space Needle


One of the most iconic building in the Unites States is the Space Needle in Seattle Washington. Construction began in 1961 and was completed on December 8th, 1962. For this week’s Throwback Thursday we bring you The Space Needle Story! throwback thursday Construction history

Net-Zero Community Completed In Seattle

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This community is located in Seattle, WA and was created in collaboration with the architecture firm Julian Weber Architects. ‘. The latter is also the first net positive home in Seattle, and the first passive home built by Dwell.

Seattle Rebuilds Seawalls With an Eye Toward the Future

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When Seattle looked to rebuild its 100-year-old Elliott Bay seawall in the downtown, planners knew it had to be stronger and better, but it didn’t necessarily have to be taller

Video: Fly Seattle's SR 99 Tunnel

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This video captures the ongoing construction of the interior roadways, safety systems and other elements that will carry and safeguard drivers passing beneath downtown Seattle in the new SR 99 tunnel. The drone enters at the tunnel’s north end, near Seattle Center.

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Seattle’s first vertically-oriented middle school breaks ground


It may not rise to the heights of the 30-story school building made famous in the Wayside School children’s books, but the new Cardinal Union building will be Seattle’s first vertically-oriented middle school once it completes in 2018

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TBM 'Bertha' May Begin Excavating Again Under Seattle This Fall

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"Bertha" could begin excavating under Seattle again in November. Infrastructure

Bertha Now 70 Percent Complete in Seattle

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Seattle Crane Cable Accident Under Investigation

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Washington's State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) has opened an investigation into Tuesday's crane accident in Seattle. Compass General Construction runs the site at Western Avenue and Blanchard Street.

TBM Bertha Completes 1.7-Mile Tunnel Bore in Seattle

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Cross the finish line over two years late, the tunnel-boring machine Bertha completed it's 1.7-mile journey on April 4

TBM 'Bertha' Finally Rolling Along on Big Seattle Tunnel Job

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Bertha, the world’s largest-diameter tunnel-boring machine, sits at a low point in its 9,000-ft bore under downtown Seattle

What Salmon Safe in Seattle Means for Construction

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A thriving economy and influx of businesses spur construction in downtown Seattle


Construction in downtown Seattle is booming. The Downtown Seattle Association’s Mid-year Development Guide estimates there are more buildings under construction in this metro’s downtown area now than at any time in the past 11 years At least one construction project has broken ground each week, on average, since the start of 2016.

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Owners of Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Seattle receive the Franchise of the Year Award

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Vinnie and Mary Kay Sposari, owners of Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Seattle, recently received the Franchise of the Year Award and Top Gun honors from the Mr. Rooter Plumbing corporate office at the Dwyer Group 2016 International Conference.

VIDEO: Removal Ongoing of Bertha from Seattle Tunnel

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Bertha Reaches Halfway in Seattle Tunnel

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Expedia Announces Plans For New Headquarters In Seattle

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Expedia''s new home features spectacular views of downtown Seattle, Mt. Expedia Announces Plans For New Headquarters In Seattle appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Far West Washington Workforce Training/Skilled Workforce Bellevue Blog-April-2015 Expedia Seattle

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Seattle Lowrise Zones Now Have a Passive House Incentive to Add Floor Area

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On July 6 th , the Seattle City Council passed a number of revisions to the low-rise zone land use code, including adding Passive House as a way to achieve floor area ratio (FAR) bonuses. Share this: Architecture Greenbuild laws and regulations LEED Seattle Urban planning

1933 Seattle Building Remade into Smart Buildings Center

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A Seattle Seawall Rises With Shaking and Salmon in Mind

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While the saga of the tunnel-boring machine dubbed “Bertha” has dominated headlines, another controversial but crucial project is progressing right next to the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement work

'World's greenest' office building seeks tenants in Seattle


Seattle’s Bullitt Center read more. Architects Energy-Efficient Design Sustainable Design and Construction Building Owner Contractors Designers Engineers Office Building Codes and Standards

Sedge of cranes return to roost in Seattle?

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Plus, the Census Bureau recently announced that Seattle is the fastest growing big city in the country. That’s right, I said “sedge.” ” That’s the name for a group of cranes (the bird kind)…you can look it up.

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Update: Seattle Concrete Drivers Approve New Labor Deal

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A full week after union drivers at CalPortland walked off the job and other Local 174 Teamsters in the sand and gravel industry prepared to do the same, all are now back to work after a deal was reached between the union and the five companies involved in bargaining

Video: Drone's Eye View of Seattle's SR99 Tunnel Build

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Now take a video tour of what's really been happening underground with Bertha, the Alaskan Way Viaduct boring machine. Learn the whole Bertha truth as she helps build the underground double deck highway tunnel

Stone34 building completes Seattle’s Deep Green Pilot Program

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Building partners met aggressive energy and water usage targets via innovative design, technology, and changing tenant behavior. Now known as the Living Building Pilot Program, the Deep Green Pilot Program was developed using components of the Living Building Challenge which is administered by the International Living Future Institute. read more. Commercial Plumbing Registered User

Nation's first 'food forest' planned in Seattle


Seattle''s Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill neighborhood into a self-sustaining, edible public park. Consider this the next take on urban farming: the food forest.

Final Pontoons Nearly in Place for Floating Bridge in Seattle

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Lake Washington floating bridge replacement program passes a key milestone. Infrastructure

Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub

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Read Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. World's fastest-growing top 10 enterprise software company plans to double local workforce to 500 in Bellevue, WA. Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Washington Workforce Development Bellevue Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Employment engineering Expansion Salesforce washington

Highway 99 Tunnel Builder Rescued in Seattle at Last

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Bertha must undergo repairs before resuming work on the delayed project to replace Alaskan Way Viaduct. Infrastructure

Seattle school certified as world's fourth Living Building


read more. Architects Sustainable Design and Construction Building Owner Contractors Designers Engineers Facility Managers K-12 Schools

Seattle Tunneling Project Steadily Moving Forward

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It took 80-ft-deep, dense soil for “Bertha,” the world’s largest-diameter tunnel-boring machine, to finally hit her stride

With Bertha Landed, the Next Steps in Building the Seattle Tunnel

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Last week marked Bertha’s final push as a tunnel-boring machine

Video: New Seattle Bridge Will Bend to Earthquakes

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First look: Revised plan for Amazon's Seattle HQ and 'biodome'


NBBJ has released renderings of a revised plan for Amazon ''s new three-block headquarters in Seattle. The proposal would replace a previously approved six-story office building with a three-unit "biodome": spheres that will hold large, mature trees and other plants in open, high-bay space.

Plans for the expansion and renovation of the Asian Art Museum in Seattle unveiled


For the first time since it was completed in 1933, Seattle’s Asian Art Museum is set to undergo a substantial renovation and expansion. LMN Architects announced the initial design for the renovation with the goal of ensuring the museum remains an important cultural resource moving forward.

Perkins+Will-designed residential towers would transform the Seattle skyline


The updated designs and plans 707 Terry Avenue in First Hill manage to break away from the cookie-cutter buildings in the area through the use of a façade that creates frayed appearance and, what Perkins+Will, the buildings’ architect, describes as a ‘creative tension’ that is fostered by the towers angling away from each other the higher into the sky they climb

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VIDEO: Watch Bertha as She Sets Up to Drill Under Seattle's Viaduct

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Starting Friday, the tunnel boring machine known as Bertha will begin - very slowly - to drill under Seattle's State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct. . . Bertha's ready for her close-up.