Skip to main content
  • Client

    University of Washington

  • Architect

    Kieran Timberlake

  • Location

    Seattle, WA

  • Space

    1,977 beds  |  547,195 SF
    Three buildings
    Apartment style units

    Dining areas

    Game center

    Meeting rooms
    Commissary kitchen

  • Market


  • Features

    AGC Build Washington Award
    LEED Gold
    Publicly funded
    Exceeded social equity and apprenticeship participation goals

The North Campus project comprises Madrona, McCarty and Willow Halls, which hold 1,977 beds in apartment-style units. The three new buildings on their 12-acre site set a new standard in amenity-packed campus living. Willow Hall’s lower floor alone holds one acre of dining facilities that serve the entire campus, as well as a complete commissary kitchen to provide catering services.

After construction was well underway, the North Campus schedule was extensively modified to add the early occupancy of Willow Hall in order to host the participants of the 2018 Special Olympics. Our team worked with various jurisdictional inspectors on safety measures that would allow occupancy with the remaining construction still in progress. Through the team’s intense collaboration, the University was able to successfully host the Special Olympics participants. The phased completion created a unique situation of having a fully occupied building immediately adjacent to the remaining active construction site.