WASHINGTON STATE CONVENTION CENTER

seattle, wa

COST

$1.6 Billion

COMPLETION DATE

Anticipated 2021

SIZE

1,500,000 SF

ARCHITECT

LMN | Seattle, WA

SUSTAINABILITY

Targeting LEED New Construction Platinum

Ricca Design Studios is currently providing culinary design services for the large-scale expansion of Washington State Convention Center. As one of downtown Seattle’s largest ever construction projects, the 1.5M SF addition presents an opportunity to fuse multiple core neighborhoods and redefine a desired mixed-development zone. The facility is made up of convention space, stacked exhibit halls, two levels of meeting rooms, a 60,000 SF ballroom, multiple retail outlets, and open-air terraces on each level. A street level plaza offers numerous retail options, markets, and restaurants to the local residents and convention center attendees alike. When complete, the WSCC will offer a diverse mix of amenities, will incorporate evolving trends, and will enhance Seattle’s vibrant urban core.

PUBLICATIONS

Engineering News-Record, ENR 2018 Top 400 Sourcebook: Work Begins on One of Largest Projects in Seattle History, 2018.

Curbed Seattle, Washington State Convention Center Addition Project Passes Design Review, January 2018.

LMN, Washington State Convention Center Addition, 2020.

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