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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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Bellingham Waterfront Overlay Analysis

The Port of Bellingham, with the support of the City of Bellingham, is redeveloping 237 acres of the waterfront, formerly a pulp and tissue mill. In response to the Port and City’s call for community input, we used our significant expertise in the Bellingham vernacular to present a detailed commentary on the proposed master plan.…

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Waterfront Place

There’s nothing like a waterfront master plan for generating competing demands: the public wants access, the port wants jobs, the developers want prime parcels. Everyone wants sustainability, while accountability can remain elusive. And don’t forget about fostering a sense of place. The key is balance of course, and achieving it is all about process: clear…

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