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Seattle Times: How Has Design Changed the Emerald City?

Seattle Times: How Has Design Changed the Emerald City?

Every city has iconic buildings and stories to tell. How has the built environment shaped Seattle? With a group of architecture and design experts — including NBBJ’s Dale Alberda — the Seattle Times explores the city’s standout buildings, including Amazon’s headquarters. “For me, the underlying truth of beauty is authenticity, responding to context. If [buildings] do that really well, they will express what they are,” says Alberda.