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Dec 2016
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Seattle Public Utilities South Transfer Station honored with 2016 WASLA Merit Award

The SPU South Transfer Station received a 2016 merit award from the WASLA. The project is celebrated for its thoughtful integration of program, circulation, and its showcase of reclaimed treasures—bringing new recognition to a long-standing facility employee practice. See the award submission here

Sep 2016
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Grand Tetons National Park Craig Thomas Visitor Center Awarded 2016 ASLA Honor Award

We are honored to announce Swift Company’s project Grand Teton National Park Craig Thomas Discover + Visitor Center has been awarded a 2016 ASLA Honor Award. The 2016 Awards Jury praised the project as, “Beautiful, awe-inspiring,” and that it, “doesn’t compete with the wilderness.” To see the full award, please visit here. To read about the project, please visit here

Sep 2016
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UW Station Receives a Fast Company Innovation by Design Award

We are excited to announce that the Sound Transit University of Washington Station has received an honorable mention in the Spaces, Places, Cities category in Fast Company’s 2016 Innovation by Design Awards! To view the full award, please visit here

Sep 2016
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Runstad Fellows Present “A City to Love: Visions of a Public Realm”

The 2016 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellow will be presenting their work “A City of Love: Visions of a Public Realm.” The event will take place at the Impact HUB Seattle in Pioneer Square on September 27th at 6pm. We hope to see you there! To RSVP, please visit here

Sep 2016
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Women Shaping Seattle: An Interview with Barbara Swift

Coinciding with this year’s Seattle Design Festival theme of Design Change, The Urbanist is publishing a series exploring the way women are changing Seattle’s built environment. Barbara Swift was interviewed for the series for her leadership in the Seattle design community. The full article can be read here

Aug 2016
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University of Washington Station written up in The Stranger

The University of Washington Station was written up in The Stranger on August 12th by Charles Mudede. Calling the area “a paradise of multi-modal transportation”, Mudede praises all aspects of the landscape and architectural design of the station. He describes the station as, “the best looking train station on the line.” To read the full article, please visit here

May 2016
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UW College of the Built Environments 2016 Commencement Address

Barbara Swift is honored to be speaking to the graduating students and their families and friends at the University of Washington College of the Built Environments graduation celebration and reception honoring graduates from all college departments and interdisciplinary programs. 

May 2016
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American Society of Landscape Architects 2016 Student Awards Jury

Barbara Swift will serve as a member of the ASLA 2016 Student Awards Jury honoring the exceptional work and thinking of students in the United States and around the world.