The Marion West

The Marion West

Architect
Runberg Architecture Group
Location
Seattle, WA, USA | View Map
Project Year
2016
Category
Housing

The Marion West

Runberg Architecture Group as Architects

Developed through a unique partnership of the nonprofit housing developer Low Income Housing Institute, YouthCare, and the University District Food Bank, The Marion West provides 29 units of workforce housing and 20 units of supportive housing for young adults. Located adjacent to Seattle’s historic University Branch Library, The Marion West’s design respectfully angles back from the street and gestures towards the library’s large public lawn. The building colors represent a modern response to the historic library, with its white base and play of blue-green accents. The common area also includes counseling offices, classroom, and computer lab.

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