Developing the Urban Edge

Stateside Student Housing

Bellingham, WA

Connecting Campus and Town

Sited at the edge of Western Washington University's campus and Bellingham's downtown core, two complementary residential buildings create a vibrant sense of place. The buildings reinforce walkability and connect students to neighborhood amenities, multi-modal transit and a beloved regional trailhead.

Sense of Home

Gathering and living spaces, both inside and out, support community-building and wellness. Warm interior finishes create a welcoming place where graduate and undergraduate students can feel at home.

Celebration of Bellingham

Stateside is centered on the surrounding Bellingham community and its environmental context. Carved forms in the building's architecture and site are a nod to the geology found in the local area. Supporting a sense of biophilia, optimized views to nature and the bay beyond are central to the buildings' design.

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