Category Archive: Engineering

Aurora “Bright Dawn” Process 1

Aurora “Bright Dawn” is inspired by its site, the neighborhood and the hues of the sunrise. In 2017, the Aurora Licton Urban Village Community (ALUV) wrote a Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) grant… Continue reading

Diverging Paths and Common Ground in Calgary, Canada

This project enhances two new side-by-side bridges in southern Calgary with grills across their spans and railings above, marked by two towers marking the pedestrian path. These bridges will form the new southern… Continue reading

Blown Away by Wichita’s New East Kellogg Walls

In April and June, 2018, Vicki traveled to Wichita, KS, to oversee the the construction of our East Kellogg concrete walls. The wall patterning takes its inspiration from the motion of the wind… Continue reading

375: Desert Reflections

375 Transmountain West features miles of highway retaining walls graced with a pattern skin, as described in the previous concept development post. This western portion of El Paso’s 375 Outer Loop establishes new… Continue reading

375: Development of a Concept

  375 East and West Outer Loop connects the east and west sides of El Paso, TX, on its northern perimeter, crossing over the Franklin Mountains. These dramatic peaks rise from the desert… Continue reading

Arlington Boulevard Part 3: Completion

Arlington Boulevard, represents two important developments for Vicki Scuri SiteWorks. First, the concrete, as discussed in Part 1, manifests the culmination of the process used for creating patterned 3D relief for walls and… Continue reading

Arlington Boulevard Part 1: Concrete Patterning

The development of a richly textured pattern relief surface is a hallmark of our work. This is exemplified by our Arlington Boulevard project in Virginia. The patterning was inspired by the native Redbud… Continue reading

South Bellevue Station: Site Inspiration

The South Bellevue Station is part of Sound Transit’s East Link Light Rail Extension. This line starts in Seattle, crosses Lake Washington, turns north through Bellevue, ending in Redmond, home of the headquarters of Microsoft. This corridor… Continue reading

Part 3: Kellogg: Greenwich Design Development

This last post in our series documenting the design process of our Kellogg project, see Part 1 and Part 2, deals with the design development for Greenwich Bridge. The initial design for Greenwich… Continue reading

Broadview Presentation: Green Streets for Communities

On September 15th, I presented examples of green infrastructure, rain harvesting and complete streets to the Broadview Community Council. The Community is facing a major sewer line and drainage project in their neighborhood,… Continue reading