HKP Architects
Mount Vernon: (360) 336-2155
Seattle: (206) 686-2505
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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

Site Previously impervious building and parking Raingardens and Infiltration Pervious pavement Carpool priority parking Green roofs Solar Photovoltaic Array Materials and Systems Recycled content concrete, steel, drywall, countertops Local/regional materials Recyclable materials (concrete, precast, brick, metal, carpet) Exposed concrete and decking as finish Linoleum flooring 98% landfill diversion of Construction waste Natural ventilation systems Daylighting […]

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February 5th, 2015

The project is a new 2,000 square foot building at the Organic Farm site. The original Program included a soils lab, food demonstration lab, lecture classroom, office space and support spaces. A future, alternate building and deck was planned, but not built. The building and site improvements integrate with the overall farm Master Plan. The […]

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February 5th, 2015

Site Previously disturbed building footprint Use of native and adapted plants Alternative transportation available Materials Recycled content concrete, steel, drywall, toilet partitions Local/regional materials Recyclable materials (concrete, precast, brick, metal) Structural concrete masonry units as finish Exposed concrete and decking as finish Linoleum flooring Construction waste management More

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February 5th, 2015

Site Previously impervious building and parking Central Location and access to Public Transportation Joint Use of On-Site and Off-Site Facilities Heat island reduction through Roof Design Materials 95% of the building shell reused 50% non-shell reuse Site waste management Energy Exceeding current energy codes Indoor Environmental Quality Daylighting at instructional spaces Indoor Air Quality measures […]

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February 5th, 2015

Site Small footprint/reduced site disturbance No trees removed Impervious surfaces for drive/parking Materials Recycled Content concrete and drywall Local/Regional Materials Recyclable Materials (wood, metal, stone) Construction Waste Management Indoor Environment Low-emitting materials Daylighting and views Natural Ventilation Energy Savings Compact Floor Plan Passive Solar Heating/Cooling Energy Star Roofing reducing heat gain Overhangs Low-E windows Low-flow […]

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February 5th, 2015

Site Brownfield redevelopment (landfill) Methane gas capture system (from landfill) Use of Native and Adapted Plants Previously disturbed building footprint Porous Asphalt Zero use of fertilizers within 100’ of creek Alternative Transportation available Materials Recycled Content (decking and siding) Local/Regional Materials Linoleum Flooring Low Emitting Materials More

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February 5th, 2015

Site Previously disturbed building footprints Building Reuse (Existing Dining Hall) Use of Native Plants (seeds propagated from site) Buildings sited to reduce disturbance to soil and trees Light Pollution Reduction Pedestrian-only campus (parking outside) Soil Infiltration of Stormwater runoff treatment Materials Recycled Content (concrete, steel, drywall, cellulose insulation, decking, tile, toilet partitions) 53% Regionally Manufactured, […]

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February 5th, 2015

The house is located on the western end of a sloping, fourteen acre site on Guemes Island, WA. The extended roof plane shades the interior in the summer, while allowing the sun in during the fall and winter months. A ground source heat pump system provides in-floor heating. All potable water for the home is […]

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February 5th, 2015