Branch Project: HAPO Community Credit Union WELL Certified Branch

The Challenge

Make an impact in a new market with a branch that enhances the wellbeing of  HAPO Community Credit Union’s staff and members by designing and building with wellness in mind.

Project Background

HAPO Community Credit Union had plans to expand into the Portland, Oregon market. With HAPO’s desire to reinforce their strong commitment to the health and prosperity of their members and community, Momentum recommended a unique branch focused on the wellbeing of its occupants.

Research led HAPO and the Momentum Team to the WELL Building Standard, a building certification that focuses on improving the wellbeing of the staff and members using the facility in every aspect of design, construction, and operations. The team believed that such a focus would naturally lead to the best member and employee experiences as they engaged on the credit union’s financial products and services.


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