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Building Resiliency, Sustainability and Equity for Seattle's Neighborhoods
Brooke Bradford is an alumna of the MIPM program, (Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management), and completed her degree while simultaneously serving as Community Development Coordinator for the Capitol Hill EcoDistrict. Learn more about her experience balancing full time employment alongside the MIPM program in this alumni spotlight piece.
As Downtown recovers, Seattle reimagines what it could be
With hybrid work here to stay, city leaders ask: Can the central business district become a residential neighborhood? | Crosscut News
Google’s exit from big Seattle-area project shows fleeting relationship between tech and communities
“What you’re seeing is just another recalibration of the sorts that have been going on for time immemorial between employers and communities,” said Chuck Wolfe, a multinational urbanism consultant and affiliate professor at the University of Washington. | Geek Wire
UW, Pacific County EDC launch housing partnership
Last month, PCEDC and the University of Washington’s Livable City Year program announced a new partnership that will connect county planning projects with UW Department of Urban Design and Planning courses over a multi-year period to advance local livability and economic development goals. | Chinook Observer
Washed away, not today— Westport schools participate in tsunami drill
Professor Dan Abramson discusses several ongoing projects with Westport School District that aim to prepare the area for future climate threats, including tsunamis and rising sea levels. | The Daily World
How land design is answering the cultural needs of Native Americans in Seattle
Tim Lehman (Northern Arapaho), MLA graduate and lecturer, talks about his work with Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center and local Indigenous communities. | The Seattle Times