Space.City is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to spirited public discussion of art, architecture, urbanism and cultural issues in the spatial arts in Seattle.
Space.City has a twelve year history of hosting architectural lectures and other cultural events in Seattle. Since our formation in 1997, Space.City has presented talks by more than a dozen artists and architects whose ideas and contributions cover the spectrum of creative and critical thinking today.
The colorful list includes both northwest and internationally known lecturers such as Anderson Anderson, Tadao Ando, Cecil Balmond of ARUP, Shigeru Ban, Gunther Behnisch, Marlon Blackwell, Alison Brooks, Yung Ho Chang, Steve Christer of Studio Granda, Mels Crouwel, Brad Cloepfil, Xaveer DeGeyter, Dietmar Eberle of Baumschlager & Eberle, Rafael Fajardo, Luis Fernandez-Galiano, Tony Fretton, Richard Gluckman, Bjarke Ingels of BIG, Toyo Ito, Vincent James, Einar Jarmund of Jarmund Vigsnæs As Arkitekter MNAL, Carlos Jimenez, Mathias Klotz, Kengo Kuma, Daniel Libeskind, Greg Lynn, Eric Owen Moss, Tim McDonald of Onion Flats, Anthony Pellecchia of WPa, Gaetano Pesche, Joshua Price-Ramus of REX, Jesse Reiser, RIGGA, Michiel Riedijk of Neutelings Riedijk Architecten, Lindy Roy, Javier Sanchez of JSa, Brigitte Shim, Werner Sobek, John Stamets, Jarmund Vigsnaes, and William Zahner.
We have also hosted numerous informal discussion ’salons’, three urban design forum with Seattle’s former mayor Paul Schell, and two panel style symposia, “Libraries of the Future” and “Surrogate Bodies“.