The Seattle Street Sink program is a community-based network of handwashing stations designed in response to the lack of public hygiene infrastructure at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Real Change worked with a multi-disciplinary team of architects, landscape architects and public health experts to design a low-cost handwashing station that could be placed all over the city to address public health concerns. We won funding from the City Council in 2020, and continue to build
sinks and place them around Seattle. This past weekend we installed a new sink at University Heights. We also just won the American Institute of Architects Seattle 2021 Honorable Mention award.
Read more of the Nov. 10-16, 2021 issue.