SEATTLE-A new campus has been created for Northeastern University—Seattle. Designed by the Seattle office of international architecture and design firm Perkins+Will, the University’s extension campus is located in the flourishing South Lake Union neighborhood.

Although those involved could not disclose any construction price, we learned that the campus and its location are designed to “enhance the University’s hybrid graduate degree offerings by providing local access to classroom courses.”Dan Seng, project manager at Perkins+Will, says that Northeastern University—Seattle wanted to “make a splash” with the design, and “create a space with gusto. “As a new institution on the Seattle scene, Northeastern wanted to make sure that the campus was a vibrant, noticeable and welcoming addition to the neighborhood.”