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Denny Substation

Finalist 2020
Denny Substation

Substations are critical to a city’s power supply, but they are often eyesores. The Denny Substation, which is the first Seattle substation to be built in 30 years, is positioned to usher in a new paradigm of urbanism by engaging its citizens with public infrastructure. Seattle City Light is set to be the nation’s greenest utility, fully integrated educational information intends to promote this as well as the facility’s commitment to environmental and social equity.

F5 Tower

Finalist 2020
F5 Tower

The F5 Tower is the new headquarters for F5 Networks, a savvy tech firm with a quirky personality. The 28-floor tenant space is located in downtown Seattle, the center of a booming tech ecosystem. F5 sought to establish an environment that enabled their unique culture and skilled employees to thrive.

Fabrication Story: 37 Floors of Fun

Fabrication Story: 37 Floors of Fun

Read Time: 6 minutes

Workplaces in the tech space are often showcases for playful one-of-a-kind placemaking installations that encourage recruitment and employee participation. With art walls made from hundreds of Rubik’s Cubes, light switches and more, “Block 20” (Seattle) is a prime example of what can result from creative collaborations between designers and fabricators CRĒO Industrial Arts, IA Interior Architects and NBBJ.

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As told by CRĒO’s Kyle Ottosen:

NBBJ Proposes Wayfinding System for Crisis Management

NBBJ has published a timely blog and developed an open source system of temporary signage to help hospitals with patient organization and wayfinding during the pandemic.

Read Time: 1 minute
Due to the ever evolving and critical aspect of time during the fight against COVID-19, hospitals around the world are having to rapidly adapt their facilities to accommodate testing, infection control, and inpatient care. Eric LeVine and his team at NBBJ have proposed a wayfinding system for COVID-19 to help direct patients to the right place.

Together, Apart—Checking in with the SEGD Community

Together, Apart—Checking in with the SEGD Community

Read Time: 5 minutes

*UPDATED: 05/27/20

"May you live in interesting times," goes the ubiquitous phrase (curse?) of dubious origin—and here we are, strangely both closer together, and farther apart than ever before. But designers and fabricators dig a challenge, right? The SEGD community is a truly special group of people from around the globe—bound together by their warm collegial comportment, and love of design excellence and shared experiences—who continue to find creative ways to connect, inspire and help others across their teams and across the globe.

2019 SEGD Branded Environments: Morning Dialogue

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's past events. All videos from 2014 through 2019 are available for viewing for members for free. 

If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources. First year members receive a discount on the member rate!

Eric Levine: Transforming Utility Infrastructure into an Urban Public Amenity

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's past events. All videos from 2014 through 2019 are available for viewing for members for free. 

If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources. First year members receive a discount on the member rate!

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