Runstad Affiliate Fellows

Runstad Affiliate Fellows
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    Commoning the community in Brazil

    15 May, 2015

    We continue our series of blog posts from our Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows class of 2015, who recently traveled to Santiago, Chile, and Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil. Recently, Thaisa Way took us for a look at the yards and courtyards of Santiago.  Here, she explores the idea of “commoning the community” in a favela, Vidigal in Rio de Janiero, […] More

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    Runstad Affiliate Fellow authors new book

    12 May, 2015

    The Runstad Center congratulates Thaisa Way, whose new book, “The Landscape Architecture of Richard Haag: From Modern Space to Urban Ecological Design” was recently published by University of Washington Press.  UW Today picked up the story and talked with Thaisa about Rich Haag, his legacy, and how his work demonstrates that thoughtful design of the public realm – […] More

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    Public vs. private landscapes in Santiago

    11 May, 2015

    We continue our series of blog posts from our Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows class of 2015, who recently traveled to Santiago, Chile, and Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil. Recently, Thaisa Way explored the important role of public spaces in social housing.  Here, she continues her exploration of the public realm with a look at the yards and courtyards of Santiago. In […] More

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    Social Housing and the Public Realm

    07 May, 2015

    We continue our series of blog posts from our Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows class of 2015, who recently traveled to Santiago, Chile, and Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil.  Here, Thaisa Way explores the important role of public spaces in social housing.  As a landscape and urban historian, I was thrilled to serve this year as a 2015 Runstad Affiliate Fellow. This […] More

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    Dining out in a new city

    04 May, 2015

    We continue our series of blog posts from our Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows class of 2015, who recently traveled to Santiago, Chile, and Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil.  Here, Maiko Winkler-Chin shares her love of good food – and what our dining spots say about the cities we live in, especially to those who visit.  People who know me would […] More

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    AP Hurd to address Carbon Accountability at CoreNet luncheon

    01 May, 2015

    A Runstad Center faculty member and Affiliate Fellow, AP Hurd, is speaking at the monthly CoreNet luncheon.  AP is President and Chief Development Officer of Touchstone as well as the author of The Carbon Efficient City, which shows how regional economies can be aligned with practices that drive carbon efficiency. Governor Jay Inslee’s recent signature legislation, […] More

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    Valparaiso Wires and Walls

    09 Apr, 2015

    We continue our series of blog posts from our Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows class of 2015, who have just returned from their travels to Santiago, Chile, and Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil. Valparaiso, a UNESCO heritage site and former thriving port 2 hours west of Santiago. The quantity and arrangement of the electric wires were a stunning representation […] More

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    Quilicura Social Housing

    08 Apr, 2015

    As Maiko mentioned in an earlier post, our friend Sole took us to some visit social housing constructed in the 1990s where we visited a non-profit and we spoke with one of the long term residents – VERY INTERESTING. Sole volunteered for this organization and lived there when she was a student. The social housing […] More

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    Making introductions

    07 Apr, 2015

    We continue our series of blog posts from our Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows class of 2015, who have just returned from their travels to Santiago, Chile, and Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil.  Here, Thaisa Way introduces her fellow Fellow, filmmaker Jose Carlos Teixiera. Two days into our trip we welcomed our film artist Jose Carlos Teixiera, whom I met […] More

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    Quality vs. Quantity

    03 Apr, 2015

    This is the fifth in a series of blog posts from our Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows class of 2015, who have just returned from their travels to Santiago, Chile, and Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil.   Hi there! I’m Maiko, and I’m a Runstad Affiliate Fellow. Welcome to my introductory blog. Yes, I haven’t done this before. I come […] More