Skagway Brewing Company

Kevin Jeffrey Commercial, Tourism

Skagway Brewing Company Skagway Brewing Company’s new facility is one of the largest of its kind in Alaska. The facility is three levels and just above 18,000sf of restaurant, two bars, merchandise store, industrial brewing area, aeroponics grow room, and office space. This large project needed to carefully fit into Skagway’s Historic District. Complicated building code requirements such as attaching …

Dawson Construction Office Building

Zane Jones Commercial, Offices, Renovation Leave a Comment

Dawson Construction asked MRV to complete renovation design for their new headquarters located in Juneau. Dawson acquired an old metal building seeing potential and approached MRV on making it a reality. The renovation brings together the Dawson yard, prefabrication shop and office together on one property. The building includes office space, large conference rooms, and an additional Training and Development …

Evergreen Building

Zane Jones Commercial, LEED Certified, Offices, Renovation Leave a Comment

The Evergreen Building was awarded LEED Silver in 2008, and was the first private building in Alaska toearn LEED certification. Commissioned and designed by MRV President Paul Voelckers, the project was acomplete remodel of an existing medical office. The structure now has a second story, two commercialground floor office spaces, and three high-end apartments upstairs. This building -our own- reflects …

Soldotna Visitor Center

Zane Jones Civic, Commercial, Tourism Leave a Comment

Soldotna Visitor Center MRV initially worked with the Foraker Group to conceptually study and cost estimate a Visitor Center for Soldotna. MRV Architects has assisted on this project through Programming, Conceptual Design, and Schematic Design. The overall size totals 9,800 sf. with an 1,800 sf. alternative including a large primary meeting and ballroom space, smaller break-out spaces, including an active …

Kasaan Eco-lodge

Zane Jones Alaska Native, Commercial, Tourism Leave a Comment

MRV Architects and our engineering team have completed full construction documents for a cultural facility and eco-lodge for the Organized Village of Kasaan, a small Haida village on the eastern shore of Prince of Wales Island. Funding for construction has not yet been secured. The 15,300 sq.ft building has two stories and a partial basement, located on a prominent hillside …

Alaska Ocean Center

Alaska Ocean Center

Zane Jones Commercial, Master Planning, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

The Alaska Ocean Center is a proposed facility to be located on the site of the old “Subport”, a prime piece Juneau waterfront adjoining the Coast Guard Facilities in the “Willoughby District” downtown.  The property, currently owned by Alaska Mental Health Land Trust, has long been identified for prime waterfront development. The proposed design is a single-story facility, show-casing the …

Instructional Arts Campus, Sealaska Heritage Institute

Zane Jones Alaska Native, Commercial, Tourism Leave a Comment

MRV Architects has performed Schematic design for a proposed Arts Instructional Campus for the Sealaska Heritage Institute.  This innovative project will transform an existing surface parking lot at a key location in Downtown Juneau fronting the Walter Soboleff Building into a multi-use arts plaza.  Proposed improvements would provide a combination of open space, covered flexible-use buildings, and instructional spaces. To …

Hydaburg Cafe

Zane Jones Alaska Native, Commercial Leave a Comment

Construction is underway on a new Café and Laundromat for the small community of Hydaburg.  This project, for the local Village council, is providing the first year-round social space for the community.  The project, located on a prime portion of waterfront near the commercial seafood plant, will provide an inviting socialization area, with café and other support facilities including restrooms …

Icy Strait Point

Zane Jones Alaska Native, Commercial, Master Planning, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

MRV Architects was hired by Huna Corporation to provide conceptual site planning and detailed building design for comprehensive expansions to their visitor facilities at Icy Strait Point, just outside of Hoonah. The new site plan and building additions were central to a major expansion around a new deep-draft cruise ship dock, which substantially increased the number of visitors to the …