The project will build a new STEM academic facility consisting of classrooms, class labs, collaborative faculty offices and student collaboration space that provides a learning environment that inspires students and supports faculty collaboration between Cascadia College (CC) and the University of Washington Bothell (UWB). The project will provide the opportunity to create seamless academic pathways, research opportunities, and project learning experiences for students and as a combined facility, holds the additional objectives of developing and managing the facility in an integrated, fluid and sustainable manner that serves as a local and national model.