Location Seattle, WA Architect Hybrid Architecture Construction CA James SF
14,000 SF Client
The North Hill Apartments are located in an active, walkable and vibrant neighborhood of Seattle. The immediate context around the site consists of a mixture of newer and historic buildings constructed of masonry with a simple and modest character. The massing of the project steps down at the street, to more closely align with its context, and is constructed of a deep red masonry to respect the material qualities of it’s surroundings. The project will also employ a bioplanter at the western edge of the site that will retain rainwater to alleviate the runoff loads to the city’s storm system. There will also be a great deal of natural plantings that require minimal irrigation to provide a lush, landscaped entryway where users will interact with other tactile materials like weathered steel, concrete and cedar accents.