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Having a Field Day!

At Cascade Design Collaborative, we love designing sports fields! This fits with our passion for getting people to move in the great outdoors, including ourselves. Our most recent field opening is at the new Seattle Public School’s campus in the Licton Springs Neighborhood, which co-locates Cascadia Elementary and Robert Eagle Staff Middle School / Licton  […read more]

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Port of Everett Construction Update: Fishermen’s Harbor Plaza

Emerging from the pier are the public spaces at the Port of Everett Fishermen’s Harbor. Fishermen’s Harbor is in Phase One of the open space construction which includes a plaza, a community spray pool, and a wooden overlook. Phase One also includes the construction of a hotel, restaurant, and housing. The open space is set to  […read more]

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Park Lane Wins APA’s Great Streets Award

Park Lane Wins Great Streets Award : We at Cascade Design Collaborative (CDC) are thrilled to receive the American Planning Association (APA) “Great Streets Award” for our design and planning work on Park Lane in Kirkland WA. It is an honor to receive this award in the 10th year of APA’s Great Streets Award program.  […read more]

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AHECDC at Peninsula College Opens

Peninsula College’s new “Educenter” held its Grand Opening on May 22, 2017. The center has space for the Allied Health program, the Early Childhood education program, and the Early Child Development Center. Children enrolled in the current program were welcomed to the site to explore and play in the new split toddler and Pre-K play area  […read more]


A4LE Washington Recognizes Three CDC Projects

The Washington Chapter A4LE (formerly CEFPI) Conference took place May 8-10, 2017, in Tacoma, Washington. Cascade Design Collaborative is proud to have contributed to three of the award-winning projects recognized during the conference. Bates Community College, Mohler Campus, in Tacoma, with McGranahan Architects, and Northwood Elementary School, Mercer Island School District, with Mahlum Architects each  […read more]

Ground Breaking Ceremony Processed

Groundbreaking at Darrington Old School Park

Lisa Corry and Daniel Robbin of Cascade Design Collaborative attended the  groundbreaking ceremony for Old School Park on the Mountain Loop Highway in Darrington, Washington in early May, 2017. Cascade Design Collaborative is the prime consultant for the park improvements, and is joined by LPD Engineering and Grindline Skateparks. Planned improvements include a new skatespot,  […read more]


Northwood Elementary School wins the AIA Seattle Honor Award

AIA Seattle has recognized Northwood Elementary School with the 2016 Award of Honor. Cascade Design Collaborative is honored to have been a part of this winning project team. The team included Mahlum Architects, Coughlin Porter Lundeen, PCS Structural Solutions, Hargis Engineers, Sparling, Halliday Associates, The Robinson Company, and Adams Consulting. Northwood Elementary Honor Award


Jacqueline Kim joins CDC!

Jacqueline Kim Joins CDC! As a recipient of the 2016 WASLA National Student award, Jacqueline constantly strives to evolve her graphic and analytical skills as a designer. Her interest in inclusive design stems from her experience designing and constructing therapeutic gardens for hospital communities in Seattle and abroad. Past design-build projects, including a therapeutic garden for  […read more]


CDC’s 20 Year Anniversary

We are thrilled to be celebrating Cascade Design Collaborative’s 20th year, and we’re proud of the work we’ve done. It’s been a great pleasure working with you on planning and designing important community and educational projects. Principals Kas Kinkead and Eric Schmidt, along with our professional staff, look forward to a continued collaboration with clients  […read more]