Alaska General Seafoods: New Bunkhouse

KETCHIKAN, ALASKA 2014-2015

ALASKA GENERAL SEAFOODS, KETCHIKAN, AK

The Alaska General Seafoods-New Bunkhouse Project was designed to provide housing for seasonal workers at their waterfront processing facility in Ketchikan.  The 4-story, wood framed structure houses up 100 staff at the height of the fish processing season. The design features large flexible rooms for up to 5 persons with shared bath and laundry facilities on each floor, and attractive low maintenance interior finishes.

In order to meet the accelerated 4-month construction schedule, the design team worked with AGS representatives and the selected contractor to come up with a design with repeating elements, allowing the wall and floor structure to be constructed off-site while foundation work was underway, then lifted into place by crane and quickly assembled.

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