Helen Sommers Building (1063 Block Replacement Project)

This stunning 211,300-sf, five-story build-to-suit facility, located in Washington’s state capitol, was designed to be in the top one percent of office buildings nationally in energy efficiency. The workspaces for Washington State Patrol and other state government departments include open office area, conference rooms, and a full building height atrium. Installed systems include medium voltage distribution to and within building, distribution transformation to 480V, lighting, lighting control, mechanical and branch, fire alarm, security rough in, com risers, 750kW generator and 100kva UPS.

Project Info

Project Name

Helen Sommers Building (1063 Block Replacement Project)







Department of Enterprise Services

General Contractor

Sellen Construction Company

Delivery Method




2018 American Institute of Architects (AIA Seattle) - Civic Design Award - Honor Award

2018 American Institute of Architects (AIA Seattle) - Seattle Energy in Design Award

Design-Build Institute of America - National Award of Merit - Federal, State, County, Municipal Category

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