Seattle City Light Project Overview
To resolve increased security issues and the effect of revised payment procedures at the South Service Center, TCA Architecture Planning worked with Seattle City Light to develop security measures to reduce employee risk while working behind the existing service counter. This design work included the incorporation of security glazing, counter height and depth revisions, and additional egress opportunities for employees in the event of an emergency situation. The final solution provides a desired level of transparency to support transactions, the integration of existing artwork and ADA accessibility transaction areas.
→ Increased security
→ Transparency & interest with integration of existing artwork
→ Working within set budget limitations
Objectives of the Space
→ With the changing climate and services provided, additional levels of security for staff were necessary to enhance safety
→ Maintain transparency and friendly interaction with clients
→ Incorporate barrier free access for social equity
→ Increased user functionality
→ Complementing and incorporating existing art work, which was an added layer of complexity.