Chuck Weinstock, former director of Capitol Hill Housing (Seattle) and a former VP with Chase Community Development Banking, spoke on November 1, 2023 at the University of Washington campus in Seattle. His presentation was titled “Affordable Housing: If It Was Simple, We’d Have Solved It By Now. We Still Can.”
In Seattle, city government and the Downtown Seattle Association continue to build on the “Amazon Great Return” through a variety of strategies to reactivate downtown. Increased foot traffic, intriguing office-to-residence retrofit proposals and trends toward park and retail reopening suggest a spirit of renewal. But here’s an old term—”third places”—that can help even more to set the tone for continued recovery, and spur more innovative ideas. | GeekWire
On May 24th, our guest panel described the emerging food systems planning paradigms and how they are infused with values of equity, social justice, and resilience.
Dr. Marina Alberti recently led the 2023 Seattle Urban Eco-Evo Research Collaboration Network Workshop, hosting a total of 40 in-person and virtual attendees from 25 universities around the globe. The Urban Eco Evo NET is a NSF funded collaboration research network to advance the study and understanding of urban eco-evolutionary dynamics and potential implications for human and ecological wellbeing.
In-depth Amazon coverage from the tech giant’s hometown, including e-commerce, AWS, Amazon Prime, Alexa, logistics, devices, and more. | GeekWire