VA Puget Sound Mental Health & Research Building

Providing Respect and Compassion for Veterans and Their Families
Seattle, Washington
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Additional collaborations with Stantec:
203,000 Square Feet
Year Completed: 
LEED Silver
The seven-story MHR building includes 203,000 square feet of space dedicated to mental health services and research, as well as administrative offices. The facility also contains laboratory space with standard equipment. The building is comprised of blast-protected curtain wall and metal panel façade. 

The Clark team demolished 63,000 square feet of existing structures currently onsite. 

The Phase II work included the extension of major utilities from the campus Energy Center to the new building, extensive civil grading and retaining-wall work, sidewalks and plaza flat work. Work also included walkways, and paving and road work from the campus entry drive through the new patient drop off areas in front of the new facility.

The MHR facility achieved LEED® Silver certification. Sustainable elements include an atrium with skylights and two interior courtyards.