This two-story, wood-framed building provides a temporary home for victims of domestic violence. AWARE, Aiding Women from Abuse and Rape Emergencies, sought a distinctive design, but one reminiscent of residential architecture in Southeast Alaska. The architects, the Miller/Hull Partnership of Seattle and Frank Maier Architects of Juneau, provided a rectangular building with a distinctive rounded, windowed, north end, where a meeting room is located. Decks on the south and west are accessible from adjacent first-floor rooms, and the building can house forty-eight women and children. Set on a wooded hillside, the building is clad in wood siding.
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