Dimensioning For Success - Part 2

Designing and constructing a building is a complex undertaking. Designers draw hundreds of pages to convey their vision. Contractors are experts at bringing that vision to life. But sometimes it doesn't go as smoothly as everyone would like and dimensioning is one area that we think improvements…

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Preserving Old Fire Station #23 for Byrd Barr Place

This article originally appeared in the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation's "This Place" Magazine, Fall 2022 issue. This Place’s Spring 2022 issue featured an informative Donor Focus article by SHKS Architects recounting the history of Seattle’s Fire Station #23 and describing the…

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Dimensioning For Success - Part 1

Designing and constructing a building is a complex undertaking. Designers draw hundreds of pages to convey their vision. Contractors are experts at bringing that vision to life. But sometimes it doesn't go as smoothly as everyone would like and dimensioning is one area that we think improvements…

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PSBJ Top 100 Workplaces in Washington

We are so excited to be ranked #19 (medium companies category) in this year's Puget Sound Business Journal Best Workplaces in Washington state list! This would not have been possible without all of our employee's responses to the survey as well as the work that everyone does here at Rafn. Thank you…

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  • What Do Bank Architects Do?
  • Dimensioning For Success - Part 1
  • Kaiten-zushi Construction Procurement
  • Procuring Best Vendor Pricing
  • Preserving Old Fire Station #23 for Byrd Barr Place
  • BIM Part Two : BIM for Ease of Construction
  • Construction Labor Shortage
  • Building a Waffle on a Peat Bog