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Designing for Special Populations

Environmental Works Community Design Center and SMR Architects, both leaders in designing multifamily housing, will team up to present on the opportunities and challenges of designing for special populations.

The presentation will look at a variety of housing types such as homeless supportive housing, homeless shelters, housing for veterans, housing for people with traumatic brain injury, and more!


Scott Starr, Principal | SMR Architects Scott Starr is an Architect and has been a partner at SMR Architects since 2010. He has worked with nonprofit housing providers such as DESC and Plymouth Housing on five major supportive housing projects as well as homeless shelters and service centers.

Bill Singer | Director of Architecture and Housing Studio Lead at Environmental Works Community Design Center Bill has over 33 years of experience working on a wide variety of building types. He has particular expertise in the design of sustainable affordable housing and homeless supportive housing in the Puget Sound region.

Christina Congdon | Designer at Environmental Works Community Design Center Christina has over 10 years of experience in architecture with an emphasis on housing. Her focus is on underserved populations, including housing for people with disabilities, family housing, and rural housing.

This presentation is free and open to the public.

For accommodations or accessibility information, e-mail info@environmentsforall.org or call 206-684-0500 at your earliest opportunity.


July 24, 2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am


AIA Seattle
(206) 448-4938


Seattle City Hall – Bertha Knight Landes Room
600 Fourth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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