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We believe responsible design addresses more than just space, form, and details. In context, our Architect and Design team sees it as a broader commitment to the historic fabric of a wider community. CLARK | BARNES loves to share stories and events that advance this commitment to our clients, staff, and Seattle community, so check back often!

Points of Departure: A Recap from the 50th APT Conference

by Becca Pheasant-Reis From September 22nd through the 27th I had the pleasure of attending the 50th-anniversary conference of the Association for Preservation International (APT). APT supports the technical side of Preservation and Conservation so that everyone from Architects and…


The CLARK | BARNES Top 10 of 2017-2018

On October 17th, we celebrate our first year as CLARK | BARNES! Over the next 10 days, we will countdown some of the most memorable and significant moments from the past year with the CLARK | BARNES Top 10. Bike…


The Trust Maze: How Trusting Were Our Visitors?

For the 2018 Seattle Design Festival’s Block Party, Seattle Architects CLARK | BARNES designed and built The Trust Maze. The concept was based on game-theory and the 2018 theme of “TRUST.” An Overview of the Installation The installation was designed to explore…


The Trust Maze: The Making of Our Seattle Design Festival Installation

Seattle Architects CLARK | BARNES have designed an exhibit for the Seattle Design Festival that runs September 8-9, 2018 in Pioneer Square. The theme of the 2018 Seattle Design Festival is ‘TRUST’.  Our installation explores each individual’s trust of their fellow…


NeoCon 2018: Our Top 5 Interior Design Takeaways

This year marked the 50th year of NeoCon, the largest interiors show in North America. Two members of our great Interior Design team –Associate Suzanne Salandi and Interior Designer Sarah Pride— covered nearly 1 million sq. ft. of exhibition space…


CLARK | BARNES Wins Three Seattle Reign Awards!

On June 14, SMPS Seattle hosted their annual Reign Awards Gala which recognized excellence in marketing communications in the Puget Sound region. Communications awards are awarded to Seattle Architecture/Engineering/Construction firms whose materials and campaigns that most compellingly achieved their firms’…

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