When the owners of several beloved Seattle beer institutions (The Dray and The Yard) wanted to expand into a new part of town, they approached the design team with a vision: design a beerhall-style taproom that was contemporary
About Graham Baba Architects
Graham Baba Architects is a vibrant Seattle architecture firm recognized for the successful place-making of commercial, residential and arts spaces. Whether through the renovation of existing buildings or in new construction, the firm believes authenticity can - and should - be found in every building by use of honest materials such as metals, wood and glass celebrated in their natural state.
Through subtle and economical design moves, Graham Baba creates places that tell a story, places that people are drawn to and spaces that encourage social interaction and community. The Graham Baba team is driven by thoughtful creativity and collaboration and works to celebrate the embedded qualities of spaces as well as the potential of a site and program and client vision. Graham Baba’s twenty-six employees are all deeply involved in their project development processes; they are essential in producing the project designs and design deliverables required by each unique client and project.
LOCATION: Seattle, Washington
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Deep Dive, a luxurious new bar in Seattle—loosely inspired by the worlds of Charles Darwin and Jules Verne as well as a dash of 1920s speakeasy—seeks to capture the human spirit of curiosity and imagination.
When Dockside Cannabis, a Seattle-based chain of recreational cannabis shops, sought to expand into a rapidly changing neighborhood, the challenge was how to define the brand experience within a growing and shifting cannabis marketplace.
Originally built as a modest beachfront cabin in the 1960s and subsequently modified through a series of piecemeal renovations, by the time the client acquired the house its design integrity had long ceased to exist.