In Kendall Yards, crews are breaking ground on a new building on West Summit Parkway. Rock removal on the site will be all-consuming in the early stages of construction. This will be a great addition to Kendall Yards, and we can’t wait to see it take shape!
Bernardo Wills Architects is proud to support an Eagle Scout project designed by one of our BWA scouts, Isaac Zane. Here is the proposed plan for a new picnic shelter at Roth Park in Rathdrum, Idaho. They are making great progress thanks to all of the sponsors, including Baker Construction & Development, Inc. and DCI Engineers. Fantastic work, Isaac, we can’t wait to see the final result. You are doing your part to make our communities better.
Check out this video about Spokane Valley’s Appleway Trail. The 5.1-mile paved pathway is designed for walkers, runners, and cyclists. Improvements to the Appleway Trail have been in progress since 2015, and Bernardo Wills Architects provided landscape architecture services to the City of Spokane Valley for this project.
Introducing “Union Stadium” – the new sports arena serving Mead and Mt. Spokane high schools. This new stadium will serve as the location for football games and soccer matches, as well as a performance and practice field for the robust marching-band programs. Bernardo Wills Architects has provided landscape architecture services to ALSC Architects on this project.
#ThrowbackThursday Due to Spokane’s weather and poorly-draining natural turf field’s condition, Spokane Falls Community College’s infield was only for use about half the year and was not conducive for soccer play. Bernardo Wills Architects was tasked with replacing the natural grass field with a multi-use synthetic turf system. The project also included the installation of an irrigation system to cool and wash the synthetic field, and minor patch and repair work of the synthetic surfacing of the running track and field events. With these improvements, teams can utilize the field for practice and competition throughout the year in safe conditions, and more athletes will benefit from the play surface.
#WorksiteWednesdsay South Hill Pediatric Dentistry’s new home is taking shape at the corner of 31st and Grand in Spokane. This new facility will further its mission of providing comprehensive, accessible, coordinated oral health care in a nurturing, child-centered dental office.
The Spokesman-Review took a tour of the North Bank Playground site last week. Spokane Parks Garrett Jones explained the true purpose of the park – to provide an opportunity to learn about our region’s history through play, as well as the importance of investment in public spaces during these strange times: “We’re still making these community investments…during a time of crisis, the community need their public spaces. They need their parks.” Check out the full article for more.
Completed in June 2020, the new Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office will provide state-of-the-art forensic services to our region. Situated near the south edge of the University District, the project called for renovation and expansion of an existing building.
Today’s Quaran-tip is from Emily Moline Meyer: “On my work from home days, I make a point to get out and walk in my neighborhood part-way through the day. If I have a lunch meeting, I take a late break and walk to nearby Corbin Park and back. Having time away from my screen actually boosts my productivity for the afternoon, and gives me an opportunity to work problems out in my head. Without the commute and reasons to get up and chat with a coworker, it is easy to stay put for hours at a time in my home office. Gotta enjoy the great weather while we have it!”