Low-Carbon Renovation of Hines’ Norton Building Headquarters is Complete


Daily Journal of Commerce

Hines Seattle Headquarters

“The team found and repurposed materials throughout that would have otherwise ended up in landfill. Repurposed materials have been used to create unique elements such as a feature wall in the reception area that is composed entirely of wood offcuts, and a glazed entry constructed of glass salvaged onsite. The conference room’s custom tabletop is made with salvaged wood from a fallen tree in the Madrona neighborhood. Still functional materials, such as existing carpet tiles, were preserved to avoid demolition and landfilling. Where possible, existing partitions were also kept and integrated into the overall space planning after alignment exercises with the client’s programmatic needs. Insulation from partitions that were demolished was given to aid local rebuilding efforts for the homes of recent flood victims in Washington.”

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