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Client: Korean Women's Association

Location: Federal Way, Washington

Completion: 2010

Project Size: 66,000 SF

Senior City + KWA Offices

Senior Housing

“EW went to considerable lengths to ensure a great solution for the future residents, the building, and the site, and accomplished a sensitive fit with the neighborhood.”

Former Sound Transit TOD Manager

Completed in 2010, this transit-oriented, five-story low-income senior housing project is located next the Sound Transit hub in the city center core of Federal Way. Two glass towers define the corners of the building, and frame a central terraced courtyard that serves both residents and the public. Each face of the building is designed to address unique site conditions: the south façade has sun shades to reduce solar gain and glare, the east side provides a semi-public plaza and green roof space, and the west façade creates an edge for a public pedestrian lane adjacent to a concrete parking garage.

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