Gateway Arts Complex Predesign

Western Washington University

The Gateway Complex will define the entry experience to WWU’s core academic campus, strengthening the University’s connections to the greater Bellingham and regional communities.

Size: 98,000 sf
Location: Bellingham, WA
Predesign Start: 2011

The architecture of the Gateway Complex embodies the qualities and traditions of the WWU campus while creating an open and inviting expression that integrates the adjoining Performing Arts Center and dramatic views overlooking Bellingham Bay. The estimated project cost is $69.4 million.

Opsis Architecture led the predesign effort with assistance from RMC Architects.