MORKEN CENTER

MORKEN CENTER
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Morken Center

Pacific Lutheran University | Tacoma, Washington

Lorig Associates was hired by Pacific Lutheran University as the development and project manager to help create a center for learning and technology to serve as an additional academic building on campus. Developed on behalf of the University, the center features classrooms and laboratories, student and faculty project workrooms, a cafe, and a public events room.  The LEED Silver building is heated and cooled through a system of 83 geothermal heat pumps, and an underground rainwater collection cell provides irrigation for landscaping in drier months.

QUICK FACTS

  • Location: Tacoma, Washington (on the Pacific Lutheran University campus)
  • Size: 57,000sf academic building for Mathematics, Business and Computer Science departments. 
  • Completion date: 2006
  • LEED Silver