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Christa Wood

Christa joined our Seattle office after graduating from Virginia Tech. Engaged in every stage of the design process, she focuses her practice on projects that are meaningful to society: from large research buildings to urban accommodations for the homeless. Her passion for improving our community can be seen through the Seattle office’s Social Purpose efforts, which she co-chairs. Christa is an integral part of the team that has fostered an ongoing relationship with Mary’s Place, a Seattle-based non-profit, contributing to the development of three new emergency overnight shelters since 2013.

May 31, 2018

That Vacant Building Has a Better Use

Vacant buildings have increased rates of arson and vandalism while reducing adjacent lot property values. Why let a building remain vacant when it could help ensure that No Child Sleeps Outside? Seattle-around not-for-profit Mary's Place is trying to change the way we think of underused spaces. Read More +