Runberg Architecture Group

News. Our work has received local and national attention for its integration of the social, economic, and environmental aspects of each project. Here are some of the most recent stories.


Top projects, developers win awards from NAIOP
11.7.17: Daily Journal of Commerce

Kristen Johnson promoted to senior associate
Seattle Business Magazine

Q&A: Runberg Architecture Group’s Principal Michele Wang
10.19.17: The Registry

One Non-profit’s Perspective on the Affordable Housing Crisis in Seattle
10.12.17: The Registry

Going below the surface for better watershed health
8.28.17: Daily Journal of Commerce
5.26.17: Daily Jornal of Commerce
5.18.17: Daily Journal of Commerce
2.23.17: Daily Journal of Commerce (article written by Brian Runberg)
1.18.17 The Registry
1.16.17 King 5 News
1.9.17: Daily Journal of Commerce
11.17.16: The Registry
10.27.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
Anchor Flats groundbreaking
10.04.16: Curbed Seattle
09.08.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
Eleanor named "Project of the Week"
08.08.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
Batik Apartments break ground
07.28.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
Runberg wins 5 Gold Nugget Awards
07.22.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
The Eleanor opens in Roosevelt
07.21.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
Melissa Wechsler promoted to Partner
06.20.16: The Registry
06.23.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
University Commons opens its doors
06.22.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
Secret room on top of Juxt
06.16.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
05.04.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
Astro named "Project of the Week"
05.02.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
SLU 'Lakefront Blocks'
03.25.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
570 apartments planned for Promenade 23
02.18.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
01.19.16: Daily Journal of Commerce
12.16.15: Daily Journal of Commerce
09.16.15: Daily Journal of Commerce
09.15.15: Daily Journal of Commerce
08.21.14: Daily Journal of Commerce
Stack House wins WASLA Merit Award in Residential Design
04.23.14: Daily Journal of Commerce
Washington American Society of Landscape Architects 2014 Professional Awards
Stack House is LEED for Homes Award Winner
04.10.14: U.S. Green Building Council 
Outstanding Multifamily Project of the Year
Runberg talks urban housing 
10.31.13: Daily Journal of Commerce
Brian Runberg spoke with the DJC about the apartment boom in Seattle and some of the important design trends
July 2013: 2013 Palladio Award for The Sanctuary 
07.31.13: Daily Journal of Commerce 
Capitol Hill designs earn Gold Nugget awards
07.16.13: Capitol Hill Seattle Blog
The Sanctuary and Lyric apartments recieve Gold Nugget Awards 
Ballard Tallman to start in fall
07.16.13: My Ballard
Apartment building set to start construction 
12.13.12: The Wall Street Journal
Church transforms into townhomes while still keepings its skin 
November 2012: Seattle Business Magazine
Runberg Architecture Group awarded for social, environmental, and economic vision
October/November 2012: Home By Design
A Century-Old Church becomes Townhomes
10.25.12: Daily Journal of Commerce
Architects balance economic, social, and environmental interests
10.8.12: Puget Sound Business Journal
Melissa Wechsler has been promoted to principal at Runberg Architecture Group
09.28.12: San Jose Business Journal
Merrill Gardens senior housing project adds retail other amenities to plans

P-Patch on Columbia City roof
09.21.12: GreenBuilding Blog (Daily Journal of Commerce)
The building includes an irrigated plot for each resident

Apartment boom good to Runberg
07.29.12: Seattle Times
Runberg Architecture Group designed about one-fifth of the record number of apartments being built in Seattle

Urban agriculture on the roof
06.28.12: Daily Journal of Commerce 
Seattle space at a premium puts gardens on the rooftop. 

Equity joins team in Ballard
06.25.12: Daily Journal of Commerce

Oversized role in a small firm
04.6.12: Brian Runberg keeps Runberg Architecture firm boutique-size

Green Buildings (highlighting Stackhouse)
Spring 2012: Sustainable Communities 
Seattle pioneers new tools to encourage efficient buildings 

Michele Wang promoted to Partner
03.07.12: Daily Journal of Commerce

Nova is Harbor Properties' 3rd transit-oriented development in the area
12.13.11: West Seattle Herald
Nova building to be in hub for Metro Transit's RapidRide C line.

Harbor Properties starts 124 apartments in Columbia City
09.19.2011: Marc Stiles, Daily Journal of Commerce
GreenHouse complex is the first significant market-rate housing to be built in the neighborhood in more than a decade.

Merrill Garden at the University awarded Merit Citation for Design 2011
03.22.11: Long-Term Living
The multigenerational complex in Seattle's Ravenna neighborhood provides housing and social areas for both ends of the spectrum.