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Bellevue College Student Housing

As the college has grown to meet the educational demands of the Eastside, affordable housing has been a clearly identified need. Building and offering residential life options will enhance BC’s students’ abilities to engage in their educational experience.”

24/7 Student Village: Bellevue College changes from commuter campus to residential campus

The completion of the Bellevue College Student Housing project is the first phase in transforming the Bellevue College campus from a commuter destination, to a residential college neighborhood. The five-story building accommodates 350 beds in a variety of 137 living units. The main floor contains meeting rooms, study areas, and a cafe. An additional study lounge is on each residential floor.

DCI Engineers designed the foundation, framing, stud and shear wall plans; roof framing plan; concrete shear wall elevations and details, plus wood and steel details.

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Location:
Bellevue, Washington
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Square Feet:
132,000
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Stories:
5
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Service:
Structural
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Industries:
Higher Education, Multi-Family Residential
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Primary Material:
Concrete, Steel, Wood

Project Highlights

  • Living units have five layouts to house single to multiple residents, including an apartment-style layout for four students.
  • Includes a 1,860-sf roof deck.
  • The building’s Great Room is a double height atrium and main “hub.”
  • Pedestrian bridges connect the west and east buildings.
  • Residential building has a shared courtyard.

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