Bassetti Architects

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Bassetti Architects
Bassetti Architects logo.svg
Practice information
Firm type Historic Preservation
Historic School Design
Sustainable design
Educational Programming
Interior Design
Master Planning
Key architects Lorne McConachie, FAIA
Dan Miles, AIA
Caroline Lemay AIA
Founded 1947
No. of employees 53
Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Coordinates 47°36′10″N 122°20′10″W / 47.602684°N 122.336091°W / 47.602684; -122.336091Coordinates: 47°36′10″N 122°20′10″W / 47.602684°N 122.336091°W / 47.602684; -122.336091
Website
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 newly designed or substantially renovated several well-known Seattle landmarks and many schools in the greater Seattle-Tacoma area. This includes several buildings at the Pike Place Market, the Jackson Federal Building, Seattle City Hall, the Seattle Aquarium, Franklin High School, Raisbeck Aviation 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 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 Caroline Lemay, Lorne McConachie, and Dan Miles.[3] Lorne McConachie is co-author of the book Architecture for Achievement - Building Patterns for Small School Learning.[4]

Projects[edit]

Seattle Landmarks [5][6]

Schools (by completion date)[6]

Historic Schools & University Buildings (by completion date)[6]

Other[6]

Awards and designations[edit]

Council of Educational Facilities Planners International (CEFPI / A4LE) [8][9][10]

School Design

  • Impact on Learning Award - for Stadium High School [12]
  • 2005 Schools of Distinction Awards, Best of the Best - for John Stanford International School [13]
  • 2003 Goldman Sachs Foundation, Prize for Excellence in International Education - for John Stanford International School [14][15]

American Institute of America Awards (AIA) [16]

  • 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 He Lut 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 [17]
  • 2007 Associated Builders & Contractors of Western Washington – Best Historical Restoration Award, Merit Award - for Trinity Parish Episcopal Church [18]
  • 2006 State Historic Preservation Office, Valerie Sivinski Award for Outstanding Achievement in Historic Preservation Rehabilitation - for Trinity Parish Episcopal Church[17]
  • 2005 State Historic Preservation Office, Outstanding Achievement in Stewardship - for Camp Waskowitz[17]
  • 2004 Masonry Institute of Washington, Merit Award - Rehab/Restoration - for West Seattle High School[19]
  • 2001 Excellence in Masonry, Honorable Mention - for West Seattle High School[19]
  • 2001 Washington Trust for Historic Preservation, Award of Merit - for Franklin High School [20]
  • 1991 Association of King County Historical Organization, Project Award - for Franklin High School [21]

Sustainability

  • 2009 AIA Regional Top 10 Green Award - for Barn Beach Reserve [22]
  • U.S. Green Building Council, LEED for Schools, Gold Certified - for St. Thomas School[23][24]
  • U.S. Green Building Council, LEED Gold Certified - for Seattle City Hall [25][26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Architectural Institute of America (AIA) Seattle honors Archived June 20, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b Architectural Institute of America (AIA) Seattle
  3. ^ "Bassetti Architects - People". www.bassettiarch.com. Retrieved 2016-09-15. 
  4. ^ Victoria Bergsagel, Tim Best, Kathleen Cushman, Lorne McConachie, Wendy Sauer, and David Stephen: Architecture for Achievement - Building Patterns for Small School Learning, Eagle Chatter Press, Mercer Island, 2007. ISBN 978-0-9796777-0-0
  5. ^ Not an official Landmark designation
  6. ^ a b c d Bassetti Architects portfolio webpage Archived October 19, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Shoreline Schools presentation, retrieved 2012-03-22
  8. ^ CEFPI
  9. ^ CEFPI past award winners
  10. ^ CEFPI awards Archived July 18, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ CEFPI project description Archived January 12, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ Bassetti Architects project webpage
  13. ^ Schools of Distinction
  14. ^ Asia Society. Retrieved 2011-10-03
  15. ^ Asia Society & Goldman Sachs Foundation. Retrieved 2011-10-03
  16. ^ AIA-Seattle awards 1950 -
  17. ^ a b c WA Dept. of Archaeology and Historic Preservation
  18. ^ Associated Builders & Contractors of Western Washingtron Archived December 1, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  19. ^ a b West Seattle High School at Bassetti Architects
  20. ^ Franklin High School at Bassetti Architects
  21. ^ AKCHO Awards 1991
  22. ^ AIA Seattle
  23. ^ DJC article Aug 20, 2009 Archived July 25, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. (retrieved online Sept 27, 2010)
  24. ^ "St. Thomas School honored as a Washington Green School". Bellevue Reporter. 21 September 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  25. ^ LEED Gold certified buildings (as of 2007)
  26. ^ USGBC LEED Projects Directory

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