Photo by Benjamin Benschneider,
courtesy of Olson Kundig Architects
The $2.5 million Brelsford WSU Visitor Center opened in September. It was designed by Olson Kundig Architects and built by Sellen Construction.
UW builds new dorms to entice students to live on campus
The dorms reflect what’s trendy now: apartment-style floor plans with shops, restaurants and fitness centers.
By CONRAD BROWN
Wine center will support a growing state industry
The new lab will be a dramatic gateway to WSU’s Tri-Cities campus.
By RUSTIN L. HALL
A home away from home for Native American students
UW’s Intellectual House will be a center for native history and culture.
By JOHNPAUL JONES
Jones & Jones
Apartment rehab will give students more ways to get social
Residents will have their pick of indoor and outdoor hangouts at WSU’s Chief Joseph Village. The university wants to build housing to compete with off-campus options.
By JIM CHARPENTIER and SCOTT JAY
UW: Top 10 capital projects
Click to see which project topped our list this year.
WSU: Top 10 capital projects
Washington State’s biggest project cost $96 million.
A visitor center for the Facebook generation
A monumental “WSU” sculpture makes the campus gateway photogenic enough to go viral.
By ALAN MASKIN
Olson Kundig Architects
Rainier Vista bridge fulfills a long-held vision for UW campus
The Olmsted Brothers’ “fountain to mountain” walkway will at last extend to Montlake Triangle, creating a front door to the university.
By MARTIN CHASE, JACOB MCCANN and BERNIE ALONZO
KPFF and Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
Design build cuts costs for WSU research lab
Early teamwork will reveal constructibility issues before they become expensive problems in the field.
By DAVE HARRISON
Library overhaul was fast, cheap and efficient
The project team for UW’s Odegaard Undergraduate Learning Center used integrated delivery to quickly remodel one of the busiest buildings on campus.
By ROB WARNACA
UW/WSU Campus Construction
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