The five-story Catalyst building in Spokane, Washington, has opened its doors, marking the culmination of a collaborative effort of diverse industry partners to create a transformative, real-world prototype for sustainable development.
The University of Washington’s Madrona Hall, Seattle, is a 220-bed, seven-story Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) building which includes an enclosed, floor-to-ceiling stall, co-gender restroom design built specifically to accommodate the needs of the dormitory’s male, female, and transgender students. Full-height partitions were utilized in the hall’s design to achieve its restroom and shower privacy needs.
The Canal Street project in Seattle, Washington, takes a narrow, commercially zoned, urban-infill lot with a small, rundown 1950s-era house and transforms it into a new, forward-thinking, 486-m2 (5233-sf), commercial office building.
ODA New York’s new 361-m (1185-ft) Seattle Tower design reflects its founding principal Eran Chen’s belief that every city dweller should have access to outdoor space in their homes. Located in the city’s downtown, the tower has retail, parking, and co-working spaces on the lower floors, and 1080 residential units.