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Under Construction: Skagit Transit Maintenance, Operations, and Administration Center

The relocation and expansion of the Skagit County Transit Maintenance, Operations, and Administration center will provide 69,000 SF of new work space to the public transit system of Northwest Washington. Focusing on sustainability, Lund Opsahl facilitated upgrades to the insulation and air… Read More

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Lake Sammamish Residence

Skilled implementation of an otherwise conventional lateral system in this single-family home designed by Graham Baba allows for unobstructed views over Lake Sammamish and wide-open interior spaces.  Constructed on and around an existing foundation, pin pile-supported grade beams integrate with existing basement… Read More

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Recently Completed: Ballard Food Bank

Nearly double the size of the previous facility, the newly completed Ballard Food Bank provides a space for the group to fulfill their mission of bringing food and hope to their neighbors. The wood frame single story building designed by the team… Read More

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Under Construction: Quinault Wellness Center

Part of the Quinault Nation’s commitment to whole-patient health, the new clinic in Aberdeen will provide addiction and other services to tribal members and members of the community at large. The clinic will be located in an existing commercial building that needed… Read More

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Project Highlight: Acid Ball Installation

Highlighting Bellingham’s industrial past, the former Georgia Pacific Paper Mill acid accumulator is now an illuminated art piece in the new waterfront Waypoint Park. Coordinating with the architects and artists at Mutuus Studios, Lund Opsahl evaluated existing supports and provided seismic bracing… Read More

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Construction Kickoff: Shoreline Community College HSAMCC

Last week, design team member Garrett Peterson visited the site of the new Health Sciences and Advanced Manufacturing Classroom Complex at Shoreline Community College just before the foundational concrete pour. Designed to match the campus’s midcentury modern style, the facility will replace… Read More

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Ground Broken on L&I

Recently, our design team members had the opportunity to attend the groundbreaking for the new Washington State Labor & Industries and Department of Agriculture Lab and Training Center. In development since 2019, the longer design phase allowed close coordination amongst the consultant… Read More

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Byrd Barr Place Visit

Last week, members of our team had the opportunity to visit the ongoing construction at Byrd Barr Place with architects SHKS. Originally a firehouse serving the central district, the 113 year old structure is currently home to a food bank that will… Read More

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Award Honorees 2021

This week, we want to highlight a few of our projects that have won awards over the past year: Byrd Barr Place (architect: SHKS Architects) won a 2020 AIA Award of Merit; Fort Worden Maker’s Studio (architect: Signal Architecture + Research) was… Read More

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Under Construction: 1201 1st Ave S

Recently we’ve been working with The Baseball Club of Seattle, SHKS Architects, and Andersen Construction on the renovation of the 1201 1st Ave S building – coincidentally, the building that houses our office. An adaptive reuse that will preserve the historic character… Read More