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Photo: Tim Bies / Olson Kundig

Stadium Nissan of Seattle

Seattle, Washington

Stadium Nissan of Seattle

Seattle, Washington

  • Design Principal

    Tom Kundig

This LEED® Gold renovation of a 1922 former industrial warehouse in South Seattle serves as a new auto sale and service facility for Stadium Nissan of Seattle, featuring Nissan’s electric car, the Leaf. The space includes an auto-showroom, retail area, service and waiting areas, service bays and back-of-house.

The design reuses materials from the original space, including interior wood siding, existing fire doors and furniture from the previous dealership.

Finish materials are left raw, including wood, concrete and a steel-clad “box” that houses office and administrative space. The design uses energy-efficient lighting and heating systems, and the space is ventilated with oversized fans and overhead doors that fully open the space to the street.




NAIOP Washington State Chapter Night of the Stars Awards, Market Adaptation of the Year



Zemtseff, Katie. “Smith branches out with new dealership to sell Nissan Leaf.” Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, 27 Oct. 2010, 1. Print.