Washington Chapter

Chapter Mission

The commitment of the professional membership has been the key to the success of the Association for Learning Environments. We must now build on this tradition by increasing our membership to include sectors now under-represented within the organization. Increasing membership from the communities we serve to include minorities and urban school personnel.

Region / Chapter Member Care Manager: Donna Robinson

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Upcoming Programs

Holiday Social

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
6:00 – 9:00 pm

The Westland Distillery
2931 1st Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134

Our annual Holiday Social will be Wednesday, December 6 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at The Westland Distillery.

Along with the opportunity to visit with each other, tours of this unique small batch distillery will be available for those interested. Food will be provided, and all attendees will receive 2 drink tickets. Additional beverages will be no-host.

There is no charge for members to attend. Entry for non-members and guests is $30. We do ask that you register by December 4th to help us plan for the number of attendees.

Click here to register.

Open Your Umbrella

Save the Date!

2018 Pacific Northwest Regional Conference

May 2-4, 2018
Open Your Umbrella: Empowering Students Through Design
Motif Seattle
Seattle, WA

Thank you to our 2017-2018 Sponsors


AHBL Bassetti Architects
BCE Coughlin Porter Lundeen
Hargis Hutteball & Oremus
Integrus Architecture McGranahan
Mohawk Group NAC Architecture
PCS Weisman Design Group


BLRB Architects DLR Group
LPD Engineering Mahlum

Magna Cum Laude

Great Floors Greenbush Group
Metrix Engineers SSA Acoustics
Studio Meng Strazzara TCF Architecture

Dean's List

BCRA Dykeman
Erickson McGovern McKinstry
Patcraft Sazan

Honor Roll

A3 Acoustics The Robinson Company


Associated Earth Sciences Incorporated ehsi
Lighting Group Northwest OAC

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events Calendar
December 6, Holiday Social
January 24, 2018, Dinner Meeting
February 15, 2018, Dinner Meeting
March 28, 2018, Dinner Meeting
April 2018, Spring Bus Tour (date TBD)
May 2-4, State & PNW Regional Conference (Downtown Seattle)
June 21, 2018, Dinner Meeting

In Memoriam: Greg Hepp

November 7, 1951 – May 21, 2017  It is with great sadness that we announce to the A4LE community the passing of one of our members, Greg Hepp. Greg was an incredible person who cared deeply about his family, his friends, and his colleagues. His spirit, humor, and good deeds lifted the lives of many and will continue to bring joy to those fortunate to know him. His legacy of sustainable design, leadership, and contributions to the profession of architecture live on. 

Congratulations to the 2017
Award Winners!

Al Beck Award

Greg Hepp

Polished Apple Award

Hazel Wolf K-8 E-STEM School
Seattle Public Schools
NAC Architecture

Jonah Jensen, Steve Moore, Chris Duvall, Guy Overman, Phillip Riedel, Karen Wood

People's Choice – Polished Apple

McCarver Elementary School
Tacoma Public Schools
DLR Group

Jonah Jensen, Noah Greenberg, Melissa English, Chris Caffee, Lisa Johnson, Craig Stauffer, Kas Kinkead, Steve Murakami, Karen Wood

Merit Award – Polished Apple

Bates Advanced Technology Center
Bates Technical College
McGranahan Architects

Jonah Jensen, Shannon McLaughlin, Melissa English, Kas Kinkead, Dhiren Babaria, Seong Shin, Brett Santhuff, Karen Wood

Northwood Elementary School
Mercer Island School District
Mahlum Architects

Craig Stauffer, JoAnn Wilcox, Kas Kinkead, David Mount, Jonah Jensen