Project Information

LOCATION: Seattle, WA

CLIENT:  Zimmer – Swimmer

SCALE: S

ARCHITECT: zimmerraystudios

COLLABORATORS:

ARCHITECT: Doug Drape Architect, Frank Woll Design

STRUCTURAL:  Jay Taylor for Magnusson Klemencic Associates

 

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Issue

How can a challenging site at a busy intersection of commercial, multi-family and single-family zones be optimized to offer the owner the flexibility of use and revenue while making a positive contribution to the neighborhood?

Admiral Live Work - Issue
Admiral Live Work - Issue

Discovery

The design is a study in low-cost “luxury of space” rather than coveted high levels of finish. Ribbon windows capitalize on a courtyard, City skyline and harbor views, maintain privacy and flood interior spaces with natural light.

Admiral Live Work - Discovery
Admiral Live Work - Discovery
Admiral Live Work - Discovery
Admiral Live Work - Discovery
Admiral Live Work - Discovery
Admiral Live Work - Discovery

Emerged

The building is designed to adapt effortlessly to the inevitable rezoning that comes with increasing urban density and contributes a deeper level of sustainability than is currently certifiable. Filled with innovative design features, the building has an abundance of untapped potential. Planned infrastructure exists for quality of living enhancements and increased energy performance.

Admiral Live Work - Emerged
Admiral Live Work - Emerged
Admiral Live Work - Emerged
Admiral Live Work - Emerged