Bassetti Architects

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Bassetti Architects
Type Private
Founded 1947,
Seattle, Washington, USA
Headquarters Seattle, Washington
Key people Lorne McConachie, FAIA
Rick Huxley, AIA
Marilyn Brockman, AIA
Greg Hepp, AIA
Dan Miles, AIA
Services Architecture
Historic Preservation
Historic School Design
Sustainable Strategies
Educational Programming
Interior Design
Master Planning
Employees 45
Website www.bassettiarch.com

Bassetti Architects is an architectural firm based in Seattle, Washington with a second office in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 1947, the firm has designed (new or substantially renovated) several well-known Seattle landmarks and many schools in the greater Seattle-Tacoma area, including several buildings at the Pike Place Market, the Jackson Federal Building, Seattle City Hall, the Seattle Aquarium, Franklin High School, Roosevelt High School, and Stadium High School.[1][2] The firm's work has been awarded local, national, and international awards.[2]

History[edit]

Bassetti Architects was originally founded in 1947 by Fred Bassetti.[1] Prior to his retirement in 1991, the firm operated under different names reflecting changes in ownership: Fred Bassetti Architect, Bassetti & Morse, Fred Bassetti & Co., Bassetti Norton Metler Architects, Bassetti/Norton/Metler/Rekevics Architects, and since 1994 as Bassetti Architects.[1]

Current principals[edit]

Current principals include Lorne McConachie FAIA,[3] Rick Huxley AIA, Marilyn Brockman AIA, Greg Hepp AIA, and Dan Miles AIA.[4] Lorne McConachie is co-author of the book Architecture for Achievement - Building Patterns for Small School Learning.[5]

Projects[edit]

Seattle Landmarks [6][7]

Schools (by completion date)[7]

Historic Schools & University Buildings (by completion date)[7]

Other[7]

Awards and designations[edit]

Council of Educational Facilities Planners International (CEFPI) [9][10][11]

School Design

  • Impact on Learning Award - for Stadium High School [13]
  • 2005 Schools of Distinction Awards, Best of the Best - for John Stanford International School [14]
  • 2003 Goldman Sachs Foundation, Prize for Excellence in International Education - for John Stanford International School [15][16]

American Institute of America Awards (AIA) [17]

  • 2006 AIA Washington Civic Design Awards, Honor Award - for Seattle City Hall
  • 2005 AIA Seattle, Commendation for Design - for Seattle City Hall
  • 2004 AIA Washington Civic Design Awards, Merit Award - for West Seattle High School
  • 2003 AIA Washington DC Chapter, Merit Award - for Mary Gates Hall, UW
  • 2003 AIA Northwest & Pacific Region, Award of Merit - for Wa Le Hut Indian School
  • 2000 AIA Northwest & Pacific Region, Award of Merit - for Stadium High School
  • 1999 AIA Washington Council Civil Design Awards Program, Award of Merit - for Stadium High School
  • 1998 AIA Seattle, Award of Commendation - for Wa Le Hut Indian School
  • 1991 AIA Seattle, Award of Commendation - for Franklin High School

Historic Preservation

  • 2007 State Historic Preservation Office, Valerie Sivinski Award for Outstanding Achievement in Historic Preservation Rehabilitation Projects - for Stadium High School [18]
  • 2007 Associated Builders & Contractors of Western Washington – Best Historical Restoration Award, Merit Award - for Trinity Parish Episcopal Church [19]
  • 2006 State Historic Preservation Office, Valerie Sivinski Award for Outstanding Achievement in Historic Preservation Rehabilitation - for Trinity Parish Episcopal Church[18]
  • 2005 State Historic Preservation Office, Outstanding Achievement in Stewardship - for Camp Waskowitz[18]
  • 2004 Masonry Institute of Washington, Merit Award - Rehab/Restoration - for West Seattle High School[20]
  • 2001 Excellence in Masonry, Honorable Mention - for West Seattle High School[20]
  • 2001 Washington Trust for Historic Preservation, Award of Merit - for Franklin High School [21]
  • 1991 Association of King County Historical Organization, Project Award - for Franklin High School [22]

Sustainability

  • 2009 AIA Regional Top 10 Green Award - for Barn Beach Reserve [23]
  • U.S. Green Building Council, LEED for Schools, Gold Certified - for St. Thomas School[24][25]
  • U.S. Green Building Council, LEED Gold Certified - for Seattle City Hall [26][27]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 47°36′10″N 122°20′10″W / 47.602684°N 122.336091°W / 47.602684; -122.336091