SDTF is sponsoring the local design team: SUITE-WA a newly formed collaborative design team in Everett, WA. The group's organizer, Gary Purves, states their goal is to develop a fully landscaped architectural model and competition entry by the Feb. 1 deadline. The urban redesign encompasses a six block area of Everett’s downtown core and will reflect the vision of the International Living Building Institute and partner organization: The National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The project design will incorporate a suite of design solutions including:
- pedestrian aligned mixed-use development
- captured precipitation for a net-zero water community
- on-site waste-water treatment and renewable energy systems
- an integrated urban agricultural elementA regional light rail system and local circulating trolleys will ensure equal access and mobility for all citizens and enable a car-free community.
SUITE-WA needs to raise sufficient funds to cover the cost of the entry fee, materials and supplies for the project, printing fees, poster development, graphic illustration, and animation expenses. Those interested in assisting with in-kind donations to fulfill some of these needs should contact Gary at firstname.lastname@example.org without delay.