Kicha Elder Housing

Zane Jones Alaska Native, 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 …

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 …

Soboleff Center

Zane Jones Alaska Native, Commercial, LEED Certified, Offices

Named in honor of venerated community elder Dr. Walter Soboleff, the new cultural center for Sealaska Heritage Institute holds a prominent central setting in downtown Juneau. The three-story facility serves as a research and cultural center, with a focus on promoting Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultural traditions of Southeast Alaska. Primary spaces include an uplifting public foyer, a traditional ceremonial …

Cordova Center

Cordova Center

Zane Jones Civic, LEED Certified, Libraries, Waterfront Design

The Cordova Center is an ambitious multi-use community facility combining library, museum, performing arts, meeting space, and municipal offices to service this small fishing community. The 33,000 SF project is located on a formerly-vacant site in the center of Cordova’s Main Street, helping strengthen the city core.  The four-story facility provides a critical pedestrian link between the lower working water …

USFS Lab

US Forest Service Research Lab

Zane Jones Alaska Native, Civic, LEED Certified, Offices

MRV Architects and Dawson Construction worked together as a team to win selection for a new regional office and research facility for the United States Forest Service. The resulting 12,000SF Pacific Northwest Research Station features offices, administrative space, and state-of the-art laboratory facilities, all with stunning views of Auke Lake and the surrounding forest. The building received LEED Gold certification, …