Chris Patano on March 20, 2017

Patano Studio Architecture Receives AR MIPIM Future Projects Commendation

Patano Studio Architecture received a commendation in Cannes, France on March 15th, 2017 at The Architectural Review’s MIPIM Future Projects Awards dinner!...
Chris Patano on November 8, 2016

Winners Announced for the 2016 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture

Last night AIA Seattle hosted the 66th annual Honor Awards for Washington Architecture to celebrate excellence in design. Award-winning projects, announced at a packed event at Benaroya Hall, served as powerful demonstrations of the outstanding caliber of design that is consistently produced by Washington-based architects and designers....
Chris Patano on January 14, 2016

Mass Timber Construction

The University of Idaho Athletic Department and Patano Studio Architecture have been working together to develop a concept for a 4,800-5,000 seat basketball and volleyball arena on the main campus just north of the Kibbie Dome. The organization of the arena is based on the original ethos of college athletics;...
Chris Patano on June 3, 2015

WoodWorks 2015 Wood Design Awards – Green Building with Wood – Patano Studio

OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, will announce the winners of its 2015 Wood Design Awards at the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair in Oakland, Calif. on January 27, 2015. “The Wood Design Awards are an opportunity to recognize extraordinary buildings that exemplify, not only wood’s...
Chris Patano on March 29, 2015

Architects earn honors for designing with Idaho wood

November 18, 2014 Architects earn honors for designing with Idaho wood BY BETTY MUNIS – IDAHO FOREST PRODUCTS COMISSION It seems architects throughout the world are moving toward using more wood in their designs. And why not? Not only is wood is beautiful, renewable, reusable, sustainable, it’s the most environmental...
Chris Patano on August 8, 2014

A Naturally Ventilated House in the Pacific Northwest

All historic buildings were ventilated naturally...
Chris Patano on May 29, 2014

BLK_LAB Residence in West Seattle

The BLK_LAB project is complete after 9 months of construction. Built on the foundations of the original 1954 structure, this re-imagined 3,000 sf residence features stained larch siding, Cascadia fiberglass windows and radiant heat floors. The tall floor to floor heights create a loft like experience full of natural light....
Chris Patano on May 29, 2014

College of Natural Resources Classroom Building nears completion

Waiting for the cedar screen to be attached to the structural steel framework, our project for the College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho nears completion. Constructed entirely out of raw materials from the local Idaho forests, this project combines the latest technology with time honored craftsmanship. Materials...
Chris Patano on October 23, 2013

Daylight Studios in Portland

Patano+Hafermann has completed the new office for Daylight Studios in Portland, Oregon....
Chris Patano on July 28, 2013

NIC Fieldhouse – Court View

Designed in the classic Fieldhouse tradition of Phog Allen Fieldhouse at the University of Kansas, Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University and The Palestra at the University of Pennsylvania. Close to the court seating, flexible seating configurations and a true collegiate experience – not the bloated corporate arena design that...
Chris Patano on June 5, 2013

BLK_LAB in West Seattle

BLK_LAB is well underway in West Seattle. Constructive Energy is fully engaged on the project, recently completing the demolition of the existing structure. The original foundations are being saved and used as the footprint for the new structure. Framers are on site and progress forward will now be changing on...
Chris Patano on May 22, 2013

An Arena for Robotics Competitions

The Discovery Center will be the regional home for robotics competitions, a science exhibit gallery, outdoor amphitheater, roof-top science deck with planted roof and support functions and a gift shop. The overall structure of the building is comprised of 11 1/4″ SIPS wall and roof panels set on a 16′-0″...
Chris Patano on March 12, 2013

pH is #12 in the Dwell 100

As we moved the office last week we came across one of the more exciting moments/memories at pH, garnering the #12 project in the Dwell 100 Favorite Projects over the past 10 years. We were the highest ranked Seattle firm by far – As you are considering your next project...
Chris Patano on February 4, 2013

SEA-TAC International Airport – Common Use Lounge

Patano+Hafermann Architects just completed the design and construction of the Common Use Lounge in the South Terminal. This complex project demanded precise construction documents and a special expertise with casework design and coordination. The Port of Seattle asked for a total renovation of the space for VIP clientele that are...
Chris Patano on January 23, 2013

University of Idaho College of Natural Resources Classroom Building

Here is the new sign that is going up just outside of Moscow at the University of Idaho’s Pitkin Nursery. This exciting project will go into the construction document phase in February 2013 and start construction later this year. Constructed entirely out of Idaho Forest Products this modern, energy efficient...
Chris Patano on January 3, 2013

North Idaho College Sports Complex – Court View

An interior view of the NIC Sports Complex....
Chris Patano on January 2, 2013

North Idaho College Sports Complex – update

2013 looks like a promising year to make the NIC Sports Complex a reality. Several community groups have continued to work to move the project forward over the past six months. This overall site view depicts the 70,000 sf facility which seats 5,500 people for basketball, 4,500 for tournament wrestling...
Chris Patano on December 13, 2012

Daylight Studio – Portland, OR

Our amazingly creative friends at Daylight Studio down in Portland, Oregon are currently constructing our design for their new office space. We are excited for them to utilize the new conference room clad in reclaimed wood and spread out on the new workbench style work stations. White Dog Construction is...
Chris Patano on December 11, 2012

Lake Coeur d’Alene Cabin Design Development

Our team is completing the Permit Submittal and Construction Documents for the Cabin. We study the material package for the cabin and continuously develop the design through three-dimensional modeling. The palette for the cabin is comprised of cedar drop siding, glu-lam roof beams with T&G decking, a wood-clad window wall,...
Chris Patano on December 10, 2012

Lake Coeur d’Alene Cabin Design Progresses

Our favorite project front and center on the boards is a new cabin on the shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho. From this initial sketch we have developed a design to compliment the original 1950’s mod family cabin on the site. Large overhangs protect the cabin from the distinctive...
Chris Patano on September 27, 2012

Carousel Design – Early Stages of Development

An amazingly enjoyable project type, pH is developing concepts for a structure to house a historic carousel in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho....
Chris Patano on September 13, 2012

Taking BLK_LAB for a walk

pH is putting the finishing touches on the design of an addition to a house in West Seattle....
Chris Patano on August 30, 2012

Franklin County Justice Center

One of the many studies we composed to select the materials for this project in Pasco, WA. The process began with a series of photos from the region. The basalt formations were a key inspiration along with the seasonal colors of the wheat fields and the Columbia River....
Chris Patano on August 8, 2012

North Idaho College Sports Complex

Patano+Hafermann Architects presented the design for a new Sports Complex to the North Idaho College Board and Foundation last week....
Chris Patano on July 11, 2012

Project Win: Port of Seattle

Patano+Hafermann Architects produces High-Performance, low energy use buildings for public and private clients. We work in a highly collaborative manner to design projects that are direct responses to the local climate. Our approach utilizes the available site resources to create comfortable, healthy spaces that use as little energy as possible....