Buildings of the Future. Right now.

Transforming Seattle’s built environment with high performance, Passive House multi-family buildings that require little energy for space heating and cooling and set a foundation for achieving a Net Zero building. Passive House buildings also last longer with 100-year building envelopes and meet rising demand for healthier homes with fresh, filtered indoor air.

Superlative comfort, healthy indoor air, good living.

Welcome to the future of living. Cutting-edge mixed-use buildings that use up to 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling, while maintaining comfort from the region’s preeminent Passive House builder. A proven approach, durable materials, and a passion for constructing buildings that are better for its residents, owners, the community and the environment.
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Our Philosophy

Sloan Ritchie developed a practice around science-based building that meets compelling demand for energy efficiency and a significant reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions. For nearly two decades, his commitment to deconstructing the idea that there’s only one way to build has led him to explore and deliver a proven path of high-performance construction and buildings that developers want and consumers are beginning to demand.

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Investing in the Future

Responsibility, sustainability, profitability. An opportunity to make an impact investment in high performance real estate development projects from Sloan Ritchie, the pioneer of green building and Passive House building in Seattle. His recent Passive House projects rent 19% higher than market average and lease more quickly.
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Cascade Built plans for 107 ‘passive house’ units at 24th & Union

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