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Compass Veterans' Center

Renton, WA | Architect: Baylis Architects | Completion Date:

This multiple award-winning project fills an important need to provide housing for homeless veterans, including those with families. The ground level includes a non-profit café and commercial space operated by the South County VA. The upper three floors of the four-story building include 59 living units.  The structure is composed of a reinforced concrete main level, wood framing for the upper floor dwelling units.  The transfer floor slab is post-tensioned concrete.  Due to soft soils, the foundation system is comprised of augercast piles, grade beams, and structural concrete floor slab.

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