The Mass Timber Solution

  Low Embodied Carbon! Besides aesthetically pleasing and fitting well with our Pacific Northwest roots, mass timber construction offers viable eco-conscious solutions to the traditional multi-story, concrete, or steel apartment blocks. The production of steel or concrete emits large [...]

2021-08-31T15:49:06-07:00August 31, 2021|

Rushing and Weber Thompson study high-rise multifamily buildings and future compliance with energy code

Rushing's own Alexandra Ramsden and Nathan Miller along with Myer Harrell from Weber Thompson were recently interview by Meghan Hall from The Registry regarding their research on "Pursuing High-Rise Multifamily Energy Efficiency in Seattle."  This study sheds light on [...]

2021-12-07T09:38:29-08:00June 10, 2019|

Pursuing High-Rise Multifamily Energy Efficiency in Seattle

In 2018, over ten thousand residential units were built or approved to be built in high rise buildings throughout Downtown Seattle, South Lake Union and First Hill. Of particular interest to developers, architects, engineers and city officials is how the [...]

2019-05-15T13:01:34-07:00May 15, 2019|