Architecture is a broad field encompassing many types of projects including sustainable development, interior design, and landscaping. For many years in Alaska architecture was purely functional, but today’s architects are moving toward a wide variety of designs including conceptual architecture and modern architecture as well as organic and contemporary projects. From blueprints to project management, architecture is a complex and exciting field full of opportunity.
Latest Architecture News
SALT, the Anchorage based interior design and strategic planning firm, has promoted Kelsi Swank to Director of Residential Design and Graphics.read more
Alutiiq Museum Executive Director April Counceller has been honored by the Alaska Anthropological Association for her work leading the developing of the Alutiiq Ancestors’ Memorial, a new public park in downtown Kodiak.read more
When it comes to office design, taste is subjective. But one thing that most business owners, architects, and interior designers tend to agree on is that today’s offices need to be adaptable.read more
The 2019 Engineer of the Year nominees are: Amy Mestas (PDC Engineers); Katie Johnson (Coffman Engineers); Bradley Sordahl (MBA Consulting); Erica Jensen (CRW Engineering); and Nicole Knox (R&M Consultants).read more
Architect and interior designer Carel Nagata, CDT/CCCA, NCIDQ, has joined Stantec as an associate and senior architect with the firm’s Buildings group in Anchorage.read more
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Many people only associate Native corporations with resource extraction projects and investments; however, most have far more diversified investment portfolios, with many teaming up with local businesses.
Sabrewing Aircraft Company, Inc. and the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island (ACSPI), the Unangan (Aleut) Tribe of Native Alaskans, located on St. Paul and St. George in the Pribilof Islands, jointly announced they signed a history-making agreement for Sabrewing to provide a mix of up to ten aircraft.
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How to Fix an Earthquake in Four Days
At 8:30 a.m. on November 30, Alaskans were shaken by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit about eight miles north of Anchorage. Just minutes after the earth stopped rumbling, photos and videos started circulating on social media depicting the damage in and around the area. Days after the earthquake, more photos started making the rounds, now showing side-by-side comparisons between impacted infrastructure and roads and repairs already made. How did things improve so quickly?