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Rushing was built from the ground up. Through dedication, strength, and putting humans first, a particular rush comes with putting together all of the pieces. We create, problem-solve, analyze, and eventually bring it all to life. We want to show people the Rushing difference in a way that makes an impact where people and the planet flourish.

Bertschi School

A single-story classroom addition to a Seattle area private school, the new Bertschi School science classroom is one of the first projects in the region to pursue the Living Building Challenge. This protocol goes above and beyond LEED certification, and includes six strict performance areas: site (including urban agriculture and habitat exchange), water (Net-zero water…

King County Central Maintenance Facility

The King County Central Maintenance Facility located in Renton, Washington, serves all of King County. The project includes two buildings, a large one-story shop and a two-story administrative building, each approximately 10,000 square feet. The site includes a carpentry shop, metal shop, paint booth, office space, video security system, card access control and electrical vehicle…

Liza (2517 Eastlake)

This new, eight-story, 200,000 square foot multi-family residential apartment building is situated in Seattle’s Eastlake neighborhood which borders Lake Union. The project team is pursuing Seattle’s Living Building Pilot Program (LBPP) which allows certain design concessions, such as additional floor area and height, for projects incorporating sustainable design strategies. Under the LBPP, Liza is pursuing…

Magnolia Mixed-Use

As a participant in Seattle’s Living Building Pilot (LBP) program, this project will conserve natural resources and will be one the healthiest buildings in…

“We understand that innovation and creativity are born through diverse design representation in problem solving.” – Rae Anne Rushing 

Western and Cedar

This 18-story multifamily tower in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood is participating in the city’s Living Building Pilot Program. The project will include 182 units, a 1,600 square foot roof deck, and car elevators to stack parking for 130 vehicles, bringing the total project size to just over 230,000 square feet. By participating in Seattle’s Living Building…