Designed as an innovative “Smart Green” affordable housing community for University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital employees, [email protected], a 139,938 sf development blends live and work spaces for busy working families.
Amenities for the 184-unit housing complex include rooftop gardens and social rooms, pea patches and pet-walking areas, exercise facilities, a Wi-Fi café for residents and parking garage. The perimeter of all three [email protected] buildings support an active pedestrian lifestyle and encourages residents to connect and build community with ground-level housing, live-work areas, retail, a bike club and bike storage.
Glumac provided Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing design assist, Energy and Commissioning services. Our team collaborated with the architect on several sustainable design features, including a decoupled system using Heat Recovery Ventilators as a dedicated outside air system (DOAS) in conjunction with high efficiency Heat Pumps to condition air in many common areas such as the lobby and fitness center.
- Green rooftop sky trail connects the three buildings with connector bridge art elements
- Commuter friendly options for residents to walk, bike or use public transportation, including a “woonerf “, a street where pedestrians and cyclists have legal priority over motorists
- 34 units are designated “affordable” for families whose income are no greater than 75% of average
- High-efficiency HVAC systems
- LEED Silver
Size: 139,938 sf
Construction Cost: $39 million
Start/End Date: October 2011 / 2015
Contractor: Walsh Construction
Owner: Seattle Children’s Hospital, Security Properties Inc., University of Washington