HEWITT is Committed to Becoming an Anti-Racist Organization

12/1/21

We have a sense of responsibility to be part of the change that we seek in our community. As designers who shape built environments, we recognize that...

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HEWITT announces the retirement of senior principal Kris Snider

11/17/21

Seattle-based design firm HEWITT today announced that Kris Snider, ASLA, senior principal and director of design – landscape architecture, will reti...

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HEWITT Promotes Jake Woland to Principal

9/27/21

Seattle-based design firm HEWITT announced the promotion of Jake Woland, ASLA, LEED AP, to the position of principal. Woland, who served as a senior a...

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25-Story Residential Tower Pitched for Seattle’s U-District Praised by Design Board

The Registry 7/30/21

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Russ Adams 1965-2021

7/22/21

Russ Adams, 2019. For the past 10 years, we at HEWITT were fortunate to call Russ Adams our colleague. As a senior associate in the architecture studi...

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Seattle Architect Raises LGBTQ+ Voices

KING5 News 6/2/21

Seattle architect Julia Nagele says being different presented some challenges growing up, but was an asset in her career. ...

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New Website

3/29/21

Our goal in redesigning HEWITT’s virtual presence was to highlight our shared passion for improving the way cities move and people live, while givin...

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Mover & Shakers: Julia Nagele is an architectural icon in a male-dominated industry

Seattle Refined 3/24/21

From an architecture student to Director of Design at Hewitt (as well as being a professor, mother and wife), Nagele’s journey towards becomin...

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Episode #52: Give Yourself Permission to Choose Your Own Path

Layers of Design 3/20/21

Join Layers of Design’s Sketch it out Podcast as they have a conversation with Julia Nagele, principal and the director of design at HEWITT. She...

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A Conversation With Julia Nagele, The Architect Behind Seattle’s Newest Luxury Residential Tower The Emerald

Forbes 3/4/21

In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month and to discuss this exciting tower, Nagele spoke exclusively with Forbes o...

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Kirkland Transit Center

 

about the project

Replacing an existing 22-year old facility, the new transit center provides six new bus shelters that can accommodate future growth. The transit center is a five minute walk from Kirkland’s retail and commercial center Kirkland Urban.

The landscape architecture design features a trellis and plaza that celebrates the facility’s connection to downtown and creates a ceremonial gateway into Peter Kirk Park, the City’s central open space. Pedestrian amenities include new street lighting, a variety of seating options, bicycle racks, public art, street trees and landscaping, wayfinding and transit signage system.