Thursday 7th Jun 2018
– Saturday 18th Aug 2018
Tu – Th, 10am – 6pm; F, 10am – 5pm; Sa, 1pm – 5pm
Opening Night Reception: 7 June, 5 – 8pm
Put on by Seattle Architecture Foundation
Exactly how authentic do we want our outdoor experience to be, and how far do we have to go to find it? How can we protect our natural treasures in the midst of explosive regional population growth? Can we mitigate that human pressure on these environments by leveraging urban wilderness? Wild Tensions: How Design Mediates the Outdoor Experience explores the inherent tensions between our pursuit of the wilderness experiences that are so integral to our Pacific Northwest identity and the environmental impact of the built interventions that allow us access to wild spaces.