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SWIFT Center

RMC is helping the Port of Skagit revitalize the former Northern State Hospital into the Sedro Wooley Innovation for Tomorrow (SWIFT) campus. Built in the Cascade foothills starting in 1911 on more than 1,000 acres, the campus is one of the largest single development plans in the United States ever to have been built according…

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Spring Street Landing

Spring Street Landing transforms a key section of Friday Harbor’s waterfront experience as part of the replacement of a 1960s-era building that burned in 2013. Creating a gracious public gathering place along the waterfront, the two-level structure housing retail and restaurant tenants anchors a street-level plaza that invites lingering with beautiful harbor views and outdoor…

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Peoples Bank

Situated in the heart of the Barkley Financial District, the bank was designed to function as the hub for the company’s administrative services and their flagship retail branch. The architectural goal was to balance the traditionally inspired Barkley District design theme with dramatic, contemporary gestures that distinguish the bank and create visibility. Maximizing natural light…

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Rocket Building

Located on a prominent corner in the Fairhaven Historic District, the Rocket Building draws its inspiration from the Art Deco style popularized in the 1920’s. The design intent was to be unique but respectful of its prominent neighbors through the use of time-honored design elements such as articulated stone and masonry, tall retail spaces at…

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MARKETplace was a high profile project in Bellingham because of its location at the primary entrance route to the downtown core. The mixed-use commercial/residential building was a major player in the revitalization of downtown Bellingham. The design goals were to create retail and office spaces on the lower level that promote an active street presence…

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Co-op Connections Building

How to grow without leaving a downtown location that’s already maxed out? That was the challenge for the Community Food Co-op, whose commitment to building economic resiliency includes making its groceries and gathering spaces available within walking or biking distance for downtown residents. The answer? Think campus: make the building across the street work for…

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Marina Square

The new Marina Square building was designed as part of a redevelopment master plan for Squalicum Harbor. The goal was to create better visual and pedestrian connections between the outer and inner basins at the waterfront. Our design intent was to maintain an appealing pedestrian experience, emphasizing both the recreational and commercial aspects of the…

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Inn at Lynden

Opened in 2015, the Inn at Lynden anchors the The Waples Mercantile Building, an historic building that operated as a beloved department store for more than 60 years; RMC transformed the 1914 structure into a boutique hotel and retail destination, after a devastating fire in 2008. Each of the 35 guest rooms offers stylish and…

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Waples Mercantile

RMC’s aim was to make this historic and beloved small-town department store a working part of the future. Now resurrected as the Waples Mercantile Building, 444 Front Street is reclaiming its anchor position in downtown Lynden — not as a classic department store, but as a thoroughly modern collection of five, complementary tenants designed to…

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Barkley Building II

Located in an emerging retail and commercial district, this 4-story, 72,000 square feet office building pays homage to turn of the century warehouse structures located in urban historical districts. The owner, inspired by his European travels, wanted the building to promote a vibrant street experience, where the focus would be on the pedestrian and not…

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North Coast Credit Union, Ferndale

The concept of a 24-hour drive through credit union branch with automated services was both new and innovative in 1998 when the project was designed. The client desired a comfortable way to depart from traditional banking that incorporated a high-tech philosophy. RMC designed a structure that is highly visible for security reasons, and highly functional…

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