Benjamin Benschneider/Lara Swimmer|Benjamin Benschneider/Lara Swimmer|Benjamin Benschneider/Lara Swimmer|Benjamin Benschneider/Lara Swimmer|Benjamin Benschneider/Lara Swimmer|Benjamin Benschneider/Lara Swimmer|Benjamin Benschneider/Lara Swimmer||The US Army Corps of Engineers’ HQ, built on the site of a Ford plant|Reclaimed fir clads the interiors|The angular river-facing exterior|Shaped like a salmon steak, the building is entered at the top of the curve|Glass walls are etched with geographical data, reflecting USACE’s work|Staff are still in cubicles, but with lower divides for a more open feel|Gentle views of the barges floating past on the Duwamish river||
27 Sep 2013

US Army Corps of Engineers HQ by ZGF

Words by Jenny Brewer

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