CCA Receives an AIA Merit Award

In AIA 2022 HONOR AWARDS:

A Church becomes workforce housing.

A Match Made in Heaven

In SEATTLE MAGAZINE:

The former Columbia Congregational Church was in disrepair before architectural firm Allied8 came to the rescue.

Aging Green Lake home gets functional, modern remodel

In URBAN LIVING: Seattle Real Estate:

While developing and designing creative solutions for these issue areas, Allied8 sought to maintain the home’s historic identity and its relationship to the neighboring homes.

Seattle's historic Greenlake neighborhood

In DEXIGNER:

In utilizing the attic space, the team was able to upcycle roughly 75% of the existing framing and 90% of the foundation.

Revamping a Comfort Station

In PARKS AND REC BUSINESS:

Designers preserve a historic building and provide practical space.

Family House on Orcas Island

INHABITAT:

Family home explores how construction material use can reduce global emissions.

Orcas House

In TREE HUGGER:

Built on Stilts: A Small House Built With Concrete-Free Foundations

Queen Anne Home

In DESIGN DAILY:

Allied8 split the site design so that there are two primary levels: a turf playfield area where the kids can play, and a patio area where the grown-ups gather.

Queen Anne Home

In ARCHINECT:

A stacked straight-run stair functions as the spine of all circulation.

Modern Home With the Charm of a Craftsman

In DESIGN RAID:

The exterior backyard pavers are permeable, as is the turf assembly, and the team installed solar panels along the south side of the gable roof.

Talking History

In DAILY JOURNAL OF COMMERCE:

Columbia City apartments breathe new life into former abbey.

Queen Anne Home

In ARCHELLO:

When a young family with two kids bought a home in poor shape on Seattle’s Queen Anne Hill, one of the first steps in the design process was to consider what elements of the original house could be salvaged, reused, or saved, in an effort to link the new project to the past.

A Milestone Project

In ARCHITECTURAL WEST:

Turn-of-the-Century Church Transformed into Homes in Seattle, Washington

Connecting to the Outdoors and Neighbors

In FINE HOMEBUILDING:

This remodel for an intergenerational family incorporated simple elements to open up the space both inside and outside.

Columbia City Church into a Unique Residential Space

In INTERIOR DESIGN:

“When we peeled back the layers to reveal the early 1920s concrete, we were blown away by the beautiful concrete texture. We then made a point to expose it.”

In Seattle, A Community Market Offers More Than Just Sustenance

In AZURE MAGAZINE:

Allied8 crafts a welcoming grocery store for those struggling with food insecurity — but don’t call it a food bank.

Arboretum House

In ARCHELLO:

The addition to the 1970’s home blurs the line between common and private space, indoor and outdoor space, single-family and multifamily space.

Design Revival: From Church To Home

In GRAY MAGAZINE:

A former church in Seattle brings people together again—this time as multi-family housing.

Northwest Harvest Community Market

In ARCHELLO:

For 35 years, the client operated out of a church gymnasium on a steep hill, blocks from public transportation–in contrast, the new space is close to transit and marked by welcoming signage, warm materials, and wide windows.

U.S. Building of the Week

In WORLD ARCHITECTS:

The Abbey’s age and history offered inspiration, especially paired with the historic photos.

Housing, Adaptive Reuse, Sustainability

In ARCHDAILY:

Sustainability is contained within the practice of extending the useful life of the building for another 100 years.

Columbia City Abbey Apartments

In ARCHELLO:

From 1891 to 1993 the Columbia Congregational Church called this site home, drawing in residents to an entirely undeveloped Rainier Valley.

Northwest Harvest Debuts New Community Market

In THE REGISTRY:

Northwest Harvest has had a storied history in Seattle and across Greater Washington State thanks to its network of 375 food banks and mission to provide hunger relief through equity initiatives.

Six of the Best Adaptive Reuse Projects

In ARCHITONIC:

With their vast, exposed arched rafters and rounded windows, although no two residences are the same size or layout, just like each one of these adaptive reuse projects, they all feature a little part of the building’s history.

100-Year-Old Seattle Church Is Converted To Housing

In TREE HUGGER:

Why is this so difficult and why does it take so long?