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Case Study: Housing

The Kennedy Apartments

Student housing gets a remix

The mass, scale and orientation of this student housing project created a much needed anchor and identity for the west edge of Gonzaga University campus. Targeted to provide housing for upper level students, the benefits of private apartment living were combined with the social interaction of dormitory life. Double-height common lounges encourage interaction between floors, while intimately scaled “quiet” lounges are located in the opposite corner of the building. The design also incorporates a ground level café and satellite bookstore, vaulted ceilings and skylights, and a fifth level sun deck overlooking downtown Spokane and the spiritual center of campus.

Client: Gonzaga University in collaboration w/ALSC Architects
Status: Completed 2007
Total sf: 120,320 
Units: 75