Rainier Valley Housing Redevelopment




Environmental/ Sustainability: The proposal suggests an extension of existing green space as a linear park connecting surrounding community and providing pedestrian access. New buildings are designed with roof garden and solar panels, and southern oriented to maximize natural light and ventilation.

Social/ Institutional: New development includes community assets such as fitness center, health care and recreational pool, which not only providing health benefit for neighborhood, but also creating new jobs for local residents.

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Residential/ Commercial: The proposed scheme recommends to creating various residential choices for a mixed-income community. Multi-story townhouses, studios, live& work lofts are integrated with proper scale of commercial and entrepreneurial retail space, such as organic food venders, small boutiques, community services and local restaurants.


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