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The purpose of the Recommendations is to serve as a tool for property and business owners to learn about the historical nature of the downtown, the design features that make up the existing urban fabric, and contemporary approaches to maintain and promote preservation of the downtown character. They are voluntary in nature, and a first […]

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February 5th, 2015

HKP Architects worked with Hospice of the Northwest in 2009 to study the possibility of building a new administrative building and future 10-bed residential facility. Program planning was done by interviewing all departments, partners and stakeholders and creating a conceptual idea of the amount of space needed, the preferred arrangement of spaces, amenities, technical requirements […]

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February 5th, 2015

Plans to develop a two-campus government have gained momentum in Skagit County as pressures on departments for space and access have increased. The notion of moving to a downtown Mount Vernon Law and Justice Campus and a remote Administrative Campus were reviewed in this Needs Analysis and Master Planning study. Over 30 departments were interviewed […]

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February 5th, 2015

HKP architects completed this Master Planning for Skagit Valley College in 2001 and has helped to continue the development of that planning as well as obtain funding and complete the capital projects described in the Plan. The site is land locked between existing major thoroughfares and County and private prosperities, so expansion is focused on […]

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February 5th, 2015

The modernization and reorganization of the Mount Vernon High School campus involved redeveloping the 31-acre site to provide the necessary facilities for a student body of 2,000 and a teaching and support staff of 250. New two and three story buildings totaling approximately 90,000 square feet are placed on the site. Existing facilities totaling 170,000 […]

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February 5th, 2015

Facing space shortages and population increases, Skagit County government is considering developing a two-campus Facility Master Plan. The Health Department is the first major department to be relocated in a new building and HKP completed programming and needs analysis for the new facility. With this information, site analysis was performed to look at potential locations […]

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February 5th, 2015

Bellingham Technical College was built in 1911 and evolved from the local School District’s first “Industrial School” to a county Vocational Technical Institute and finally to the State governed Technical College in 1991. Most of the existing buildings on the original campus date back to 1957-74. A comprehensive Master Plan effort was forged in 2000-2001 […]

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February 5th, 2015

In a push to encourage improvement and development of Friday Harbors Sunshine Alley, the town of Friday Harbor contracted HKP architects and a team of consultants to develope conceptual imagery and cost estimates for a final implementation plan for Sunshine Alley. The team facilitated community workshops, surveys, and charettes to find out what kinds of improvements […]

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February 5th, 2015

In order to meet critical needs for space in the elementary and middle school system, the Mount Vernon School District hired the team of HKP Architects/Mahlum to develop Pre-Bond Planning materials. The four sites include a new elementary school on an undeveloped site on East Division Street, replacement of the existing Madison Elementary on its […]

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February 5th, 2015

Skagit County is undergoing a state of significant change with a new jail project and an opportunity to consolidate and better organize departments between their two main campuses and satellite facilities. HKP Architects  updated their 2007 Facility Needs Analysis Report to emphasize  a Law and Justice Campus at the downtown Mount Vernon core and an […]

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February 5th, 2015