S7 Ep. 11: King County Executive Dow Constantine and Julia Nagele

February 20, 2021

What does the future hold for Seattle? UW Foster School of Business professor Jeff Shulman returns with another episode to share diverse perspectives on the challenges and opportunities facing the city.

First, listen to King County Executive Dow Constantine share his view. As the head of one of the biggest counties in the country, Constantine shares the unique challenges of going through a pandemic and what he would have done differently. He answers trivia, provides his outlook on the future of the Seattle, and answers whether he will run for mayor.

You will also hear from Julia Nagele, the director of design and a principal at Seattle-based architecture firm HEWITT. Known for her work designing skyscrapers and helping shape Seattle’s skyline, Julia’s recently completed Emerald at Second and Stewart is the ninth-tallest tower in the world designed by a woman. She is also an affiliate assistant professor at the University of Washington in the architecture department

Nagele shares how the pandemic has impacted the business and provides lessons from her work in design. Together, the interviews paint a picture of what to expect in the coming months and years for Seattle.

Enjoy learning about the past, present, and future of Seattle. Check out the documentary On the Brink on PBS.org. On the Brink tells a Central District story of history, hope, and determination.

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