The University of Washington Department of Architecture Professionals Advisory Council (UWArchPAC) sustains the connection of architectural education & the design workplace, supporting a range of interactive programs engaging practicing architects & design professionals with Department faculty, students, & staff.
In 2014-15 the Department of Architecture observes the 100th anniversary of its establishment with a yearlong celebration of Department history and achievements of the school, its faculty, and alumni/ae.
The observance includes Centennial Gala and events October 22-26, Winter exhibits and Gould Symposium, and Spring design explorations.
Centennial featured in UW Columns September 2014
COUNCIL-SUPPORTED PROGRAMS with/for architecture & design students & extended community:
> New Student Orientation/City Tour/Design Challenge September 20, 2014
> Summer Internship Placements Seattle-area design workplaces host intern placements, via a program initiated in 2011.
> 47 Degrees North quarterly series of presentations
> Student Seminar Series: sessions held throughout the year
COUNCIL-SUPPORTED CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS for architecture & design post-graduates:
> Digital Design & Fabrication for Architecture & Design
> Integrated Design Lab
DEPARTMENT, COLLEGE, & WSU PROFESSIONAL CONNECTIONS:
> UW Department of Landscape Architecture Professional Advisory Council
> UW Department of Urban Design and Planning Professionals Council
> UW Department of Construction Management Construction Industry Advisory Council
> UW Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board
> UW Architecture Alumni Facebook page
> American Institute of Architecture Students/UW
> WSU School of Design and Construction Advisory Board