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  • Paladino and Company gives GLY Project Manager + Sustainability Specialist Laura Soma the mic in this informative Q+A!

    Sustainable Construction: An interview with Laura Soma of GLY Construction - Paladino

    You've heard the stat by now: buildings account for 39% of overall carbon emissions, which is why cities and states are implementing sustainability ordinances nationwide that address resilience, human wellness, and environmental responsibility. And those ordinances are bringing the GCs and construction companies into the sustainability conversation much earlier in the development process.

  • Congrats to the 450 Alaskan project team on receiving the 2018 ENR Northwest Regional Best Project Award in the Office/Retail/Mixed-Use category! A beautiful building that we are proud to be a part of. Shout out to the Lincoln Square Expansion team as well on receiving a Merit Award in the same category.

  • In 2020, Mary's Place will open its doors to its home in one of Amazon's newest office buildings [Block 21]. After renovating existing spaces to provide temporary shelter for Mary's Place, it's exciting to be part of building this one-of-a-kind permanent home, designed specifically to serve the families and staff residing in it. Check out this inspiring Q+A with those involved in the project including Mary's Place, Graphite Design Group, Seneca Group, and GLY:

    Building a community

    In 2017, Amazon announced it is building a shelter for Seattle nonprofit Mary's Place within one of its new office buildings - this first-of-its-kind set-up is scheduled to open in 2020. Leading up to that date, we talked to a handful of groups heavily involved in this project about what it means to them, what they hope it will mean for families staying at Mary's Place, and the community.

  • Intern tour #2! Checking out Block 21!

  • Curious about what's taking shape at Overlake Medical Center? Take a 360 degree tour of #ProjectFutureCare:

    OL FutureCARE

    HoloBuilder is the fastest way to capture and organize construction sites. Document, communicate, and store your site's progress with 360° images.

  • Thank you to GLY's Jessica Wiebe, Ashley Swanson, Bill DeJarlais, Ti'Akka Johnson, Bryan Johnson and Lennie Romero for leading this amazing group of young women on an inspiring project tour! As part of the Making Connections Summer Bridge Program, which is sponsored by the University of Washington Women's Center, incoming high school students spend four weeks learning about STEM careers—preparing them for high school and beyond by developing academic goals, exploring higher education, and learning about a variety of career paths through field trips and guest speakers.

    UW Women's Center

    University of Washington

  • Michael Rydinski founded Decorative Metal Arts in a garage. Today, 10 artisan craftspeople are working on up to 20 custom projects at once in 10,000 square feet of lofty, bustling shop space. GLY had the opportunity to work with Decorative Metal Arts several years ago on one of its biggest projects to date: the 1111 Third Ave building façade. Read more about this inspirational story of success:

    Adventures in metalworking

    THE CREATORS: Michael Rydinski founded Decorative Metal Arts in a garage. Today its sought-after custom architectural pieces are attracting a lot of attention. Share story IN HIS UPSTAIRS OFFICE (two Jackson Pollock posters, one wall of wood, lots and lots of metal), Michael Rydinski recounts milestones and projects like he's leafing through a packed travelogue of adventures - starting with the most adventurous of all.

  • In its 18th year of existence, GLY's Interiors | Special Projects [ISP] team revisits its purpose. Director of ISP Dave McGovern shares the three-layer experience that this valuable team brings to clients, the company and employee growth + development.

    re-introducing interiors | special projects: a three-layer experience

    I'm often asked what ISP stands for and my response usually grows into an in-depth explanation on what exactly this one-of-a-kind team means to GLY-both internally and externally. ISP, or Interiors | Special Projects, was introduced in 2001 and is much more than just an acronym for a group of...

  • In this booming economy, we are dwarfed by tower cranes and surrounded by massive ground-up developments on what seems like every other block of the city. Needless to say, it is easy to look past the significance of all the small scale projects making a difference in our community. Check out this blog post focused on the Seattle Waldorf School and learn more about what makes small scale projects successful and the impact they have the end users.

  • In case you missed it on Saturday ... check out this quick timelapse of the Overlake Medical Center and Clinics #ProjectFutureCare tower crane installation!

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