Valley View Middle School

Snohomish School District
Snohomish, Washington

Valley View Middle School was an existing school in the Snohomish School District which was replaced with a new school on the same 40-acre site. This project was designed under the International Living Building Institute's Living Building Challenge to meet the highest standards of sustainability surpassing WSSP protocol.  As such, the campus was designed to be the most sustainable public middle school in the country.  The architect, Dykeman of Everett, won 8 awards for the project.

Harmsen completed the Civil Engineering for the project.  Low impact design items used by Harmsen include: 

Pervious Concrete Pavement
Geoblock®2 Driving Surface
Rain Gardens
Rainwater Cisterns
Rainstore Underground Storage
Erosion Control