Sitka SAFV

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Sitka Against Family Violence Shelter Expansion “Projects like SAFV are spirit-lifters because you know that at the end of the job your work makes a difference in people’s lives. It went from a dark, dreary and unsafe building to warm, inviting and a postive physical environemnt that encourages healing and inspiration to improve their lives. We had a fantastic team, …

Kicha Elder Housing

Zane Jones Alaska Native, Civic, Commercial, Housing, LEED Certified Leave a Comment

KICHA Elder Housing is a two-story residential complex in Ketchikan designed specifically for seniors. The design was conceived with efficiency and affordability in mind, but also with an eye to quality and comfort. A central courtyard creates a community feel, and each of the twelve units comes with a view. The building is detailed with a high efficiency envelope, radiant …

Eaglecrest Cabin

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The Eaglecrest Hilda Dam Cabin is a pro bono design for the Juneau Community Foundation. It first opened Saturday September 28th, 2019 with a big celebration and ribbon cutting. MRV is proud to have been the architects selected. The design by architect Zane Jones of MRV was selected from a friendly competition among local architects. Huge thanks to an amazing …

Housing First – Phase One

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MRV created the plans for Housing First Phase I, and is now in the process of design for the Phase II expansion.  Phase I provided 32 units of housing for Juneau’s most vulnerable un-housed population.  Residents have an alcohol dependency and many concurrent issues, including mental health concerns. The facility provides small independent apartment units, in a secure setting with …

UAS Residence Hall

Zane Jones Housing, Schools

This new facility created a Freshman residence hall in the center of the University of Alaska Southeast Juneau campus. The 33,000 SF facility, providing 106 beds is quad suites, provides a critical anchor for the center of the Juneau campus academic quad, after years of housing choices for Freshman that were far-separated and inadequate. The building features a central dramatic …