LMN Architects - Paccar Hall: Phase I of the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business Expanded Campus Project - Page 3 Print E-mail
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Rooted, but reaching out
Part of the Foster School’s strategy to become the nation’s top public business school involves leveraging Seattle’s assets—its location on the Pacific Rim and its connection to so many leading-edge companies.
Paccar-Hall-15Paccar-Hall-18The completion of Paccar Hall will bolster the school’s competitiveness, attracting the best and brightest students, the leading minds for faculty, and the top companies as partners for internships and action-learning opportunities.

For example: Variety of spaces for presentations and speaking engagements - Over the course of one quarter, 400 to 500 speakers from the region and around the globe visit the business school. With its new variety of spaces, from 25-seat classrooms to a 250-seat auditorium, the school will be able to tailor the presentation environment for the speaker and the audience.

Sustainability elements
• Seeking LEED® Gold certification
• Extensive use of daylighting and daylight controls throughout classrooms, offices and common areas
• A variety of innovative heating and cooling systems, including displacement ventilation, indirect evaporative cooling and high efficiency chillers
• Water conservation measures such as low-flow toilet fixtures and lowflow faucets with infra-red sensors
• Operable windows in offices
• Extensive tree preservation, resulting in at least 68 saved trees on or adjacent to project site
• Reuse of salvaged wood for


Project Details

Location : Seattle, Washington
Completion : September 2010 (Phase I), June 2012 (Phase II)

Client: University of Washington
Architect: LMN Architects

Project Size : 133,000 gross square feet (Phase I), 63,000 gross square feet (Phase II)

Project Cost : Phase I: $95 million , Phase II: $46.8 million

General Contractor: Sellen Construction
Civil Engineer: KPFF
Electrical Engineer: Sparling
Mechanical Engineer: Notkin
Structural Engineer: MKA
Landscape Architect: Swift Company
Photography: Nic Lehoux, Graham Syed, Doug Scott

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