I'm curious if Pb is still planning on the great addition to the old Mike's LaCantina in South Park. Anyone from Pb care to chime in?
Where is that house? It was in Dwell magazine and I tried to drive around and find it on Saturday but couldn't. Does anyone know where it is?
Hm, unsurprising. I live on the same block as some Pb Elemental units. Two price drops on the half unsold ones that have been available since early summer (I think?). But alas, it's a similar story with other housing nearby.
12th just north of john, i think
Really? The magazine said it was in Mount Baker...
Thanks for the tip, I'll check it out.
that house is just north of 12th and john
That is a beautiful houseóbut I'm not sure I'd want to live in it. Wouldn't curtains ruin the effect? And without curtains, isn't your whole life on display 24/7? And I'd hate to have to constantly keep the house clean for fear of what the folks driving, biking, and walking by might think.
That sucks. This town could use some more good architecture.
that place is just a block and a half south of chez scary.
@7, Yessir, my Little Corporal stands straight to attention everytime I see that house. It's phenomenal.
As to the issues of privacy:
1. I'm sure that a suitably interesting window treatment -- gauzy, diffusing fabric versus full-on, white pleated common curtains -- would work just fine.
2. In a more advanced urban setting (NYC, say, or many cities in Europe), such concerns regarding privacy and cleanliness/order are considered passe. They are used to living on top of one another for hundreds of years, so these bourgeois concerns have dissipated.
You may be getting the Cap Hill house mixed up with the Mt. Baker one, still for sale:
It is at
3844 37th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118
Oh that sucks. Quality is always the first to go in times like these.
dan, there's a great story about mies van der rohe's tall black towers on the LSD in chicago, that he was distraught at people having their own windowblinds and shades at different heights and different configurations. it messed with the austere look of the glass and steel facade. the next time he made a similar tower he specced out window treatments that were uniform and only allowed two settings--open and closed.
Delightfully boxy? Really? Aren't pretty much all cheapo crappy structures boxy? Isn't boxy a bad thing?
the architecture massacre isn't just @ pB. EVERY firm in town is laying off. typical for any recession.
16/50, or 32%, is a harsh toke, tho. projects are on hold across the board in every market - the credit freeze has real consequences.
you are wrong.
we aren't letting anyone go.
and i know a few other firms that just hired folks.
but yeah, residential is hurting.
thickturd, the house in dwell IS in mount baker, you are just getting it confused with the one in the photograph above (located @ 12th and John) because EVERY PB ELEMENTAL PROJECTS LOOKS EXACTLY THE SAME!!!
dee, my child, you are the one confused: the house shown above is located in capitol hill, and is located at 12th and john, and is the same house in dwell...different photography style.
dwell mislabeled the house. have a good nap.
go back to architecture school you frat boy capitalists, this time maybe you'll finish your degree
missy, don't be a hater.
why critique a house when the article is about a company that in this economic climate had to resort to layoffs? It sucks that Pb has to be put on blast about their current economic situation, but it happening at a lot of places not just start ups,Mitun. But for those who love rubbing the salt. cheers, way to keep it classy seattle. I'm sure those who did loose their job love to hear how you hate their work.
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