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The Mount Vernon Library Commons is a true legacy project for the Mount Vernon community and its leadership. As a gateway to our city, it will house the library of our future, a community center for all, and a much needed parking garage. It will be a valuable “stepping-off” spot for local activities. When the […]

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October 11th, 2021

HKP is working with the North West Innovation Resource Center (NWIRC) to open an innovation center dedicated to the support of entrepreneurs and inventors this fall in Everett, WA offering a space for startups to explore and launch their ideas. The first NW Innovation Lab “TheLab” will be located on North Broadway in the education district near […]

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October 26th, 2018

The public restroom in Sunshine Alley is a critical public amenity that serves both locals and tourists in Friday Harbor.  As such, the Town of Friday Harbor sought out HKP to improve the design as a means to improve the user’s experience of the restrooms. HKP, along with an Electrical Engineer and Mechanical Engineer, reviewed […]

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October 26th, 2018

HKP worked with the Children’s Museum of Skagit County to design their new home in a local outlet mall.  The design strategy involved phasing the project to mitigate closure time and impacts to the Museum’s operation and its many members during the relocation.  In the summer of 2019, the museum opened to over 5,000 visitors. […]

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October 26th, 2018

HKP Architects is working with the Department of Ecology and the Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve on an Expansion of the Padilla Bay Interpretive Center Aquarium Room. The expansion will house a new touch tank exhibit adding to the four existing tank exhibits. The new touch tank exhibit will give visitors the opportunity to […]

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September 7th, 2018

HKP designed a 6,000 SF addition to the existing Orcas Island Library building, which was designed by the firm originally in 1992. The addition effectively doubles the size of the library and provides for expansion of all existing collections, more space for computers, a Young Adults area, Quiet Reading and support spaces. Group meeting rooms […]

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September 19th, 2016

The design of the buildings is inspired by the play between industrial and natural materials; an attempt to blend Senator Jackson’s love of the outdoors with his workforce and economic development impacts on the regions manufactures.  materials are steel (stainless or galvanized) structural components, gabian walls ( filled with construction debris), and aluminum. In all […]

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September 19th, 2016

This new 3,800 square foot addition to the Celtic Arts Foundation Offices provides a place to celebrate Scottish, Irish and Celtic Culture and heritage. The completed Littlefield Celtic Center is the ideal venue for concerts, musical workshops, lectures, Robert Burns Suppers and Scotch-tastings. Designed to fit with the original building and the surrounding neighborhood, the […]

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September 19th, 2016

This project involved the design of a new classroom building at Maritime Heritage Park in Bellingham. This particular park is prominently located at the center of the city. It features civic gather spaces and cultural interpretation opportunities. The building was tasked with being a showcase to responsible sustainable design. More

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February 5th, 2015

The Lincoln Theatre in downtown Mount Vernon is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and protected by preservation restrictions. The Owner, the City of Mount Vernon, secured funds to upgrade the façade and infrastructure for the 80 year old structure. Phase I work involved the restoration of the building’s façade to its original […]

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February 5th, 2015

This small museum on La Conner’s Main Street is dedicated to Northwest Art. It contains 8,000 square feet of exhibit space on two floors, a glass gallery, a small shop, administrative offices and storage. On the street front, panels of spaced one inch by three inch cedar and two inch by two inch spaced hemlock […]

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February 5th, 2015

Our inspiration came from the centerpiece baby tug boat, creating a fun nautical theme based on curves, waves, bubbles and wood planks. Using fresh, vibrant colors, we provided a calming backdrop to all the visual noise. Ramps and stairs create a fun and imaginative “circuit” of play and sense of discovery around each corner. Each […]

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February 5th, 2015

Located on the shores of Diablo Lake and surrounded by the pristine beauty of the North Cascades National Park, The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center (NCELC) offers outdoor education programs for people of all ages. Serving as a model of conservation to teach people about earth-friendly building practices, the LEED Silver rated center compliments its […]

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February 5th, 2015