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Jefferson Middle School Renovation and Addition

Jefferson Middle School Renovation and Addition

The 100,237 sf Jefferson Middle School building was originally constructed in 1957 (with subsequent additions) and is situated on 18 acres near the Westmoreland Community Park. Opsis Architecture, in association with Rowell Brokaw Architects, worked with the Eugene School District to design a 55,000 sf Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math [STE(A)M] classroom ...
Bonnie J. Ford Health Nursing & Science Center

Bonnie J. Ford Health Nursing & Science Center

The 34,000 sf Bonnie J. Ford Health Nursing & Science Center brings together the departments of allied health and physical sciences, formerly dispersed throughout campus in outdated and undersized facilities. The state-of-the-art regional training center for allied health houses the Umpqua Community College’s nursing, dental assisting/hygiene, and other ...
Allan Price Science Commons and Research  Library Remodel and Expansion

Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library Remodel and Expansion

The Price Science Commons (PSC) and Research Library creates an inviting identity for the Lokey Science Complex as a glass enclosed pavilion containing a social commons café and event space overlooking and connecting to the subterranean research library and landscaped courtyard. The PSC is a hub of student activity with a technologically robust, dynamic learning ...
Straub Hall Renovation and Classroom Addition

Straub Hall Renovation and Classroom Addition

Opsis Architecture, in association with Rowell Brokaw Architects, completed a comprehensive renovation of Straub Hall and a classroom expansion of Straub and Earl Halls totaling 83,000 sf. The renovation of historic Straub Hall—originally built in 1928 as a dormitory—provides much needed infrastructure replacement and a full interior renovation, transforming ...
Building 7 Addition

Building 7 Addition

The 29,000 sf Building 7 Addition is the first in a series of projects to take place as part of the 2008 Rock Creek Redevelopment project. Rather than building on a new site, this addition to the existing 1993 Science Building preserves open green space on campus. The $10 million dollar project includes general purpose classrooms and support spaces such as a Multi-cultural ...
Oregon Zoo Education Center

Oregon Zoo Education Center

The Oregon Zoo consistently attracts more than 1.6 million visitors per year and has more than 42,000 member households, giving it a unique platform for broad-based community education. The new Education Center will support the Zoo’s mission to inspire the community to respect animals and act on behalf of the natural world. The new 20,000 sf Education Center is focused ...
Garnero Child Development Center

Garnero Child Development Center

Opsis Architecture provided design services for a 6,500 sf childcare facility on the Puyallup campus. The building is located adjacent but not within the defined campus building area, allowing for a clearer separation of uses and improved drop-off and pick-up by parents. The program includes a large multi-purpose room/gym to be used both for children’s physical ...
Manzanita School

Manzanita School

Opsis Architecture is developing and implementing a master plan for the new private Manzanita School located in the Topanga Canyon north of Los Angeles. The 21-acre site is surrounded by dramatic rock outcroppings, seasonal streams and adjacent national forest land. The design team includes LA-based Parallax Architects and Mia Lehrer Landscape Architects. The school’s ...
The Victory Academy

The Victory Academy

The Victory Academy is a private, accredited K-12 school that serves children with unique learning differences, focusing on students impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Opsis is designing a new 19,500 sf school located on a four-acre site, which is planned to be LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge certified. Opsis has engaged in substantial research working ...
Academic Instructional Center

Academic Instructional Center

The Western Washington University Academic Instructional Center is home to the graduate schools of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and Psychology. In addition to providing much needed classroom space, computer labs, and 750 classroom seats at the south end of the campus, the AIC includes space for the public clinics run by the SCD and Psychology Departments. ...
Interactive Learning Center

Interactive Learning Center

The Interactive Learning Center (ILC) is situated in the heart of the Boise State University campus. An active environment for learning, the Center focuses on dynamic teaching, study and community learning spaces, infused with technology and informal interaction zones. State-of-the-art interactive classrooms and multi-media computer labs encourage advanced ...
Hood River Middle School Music & Science Building

Hood River Middle School Music & Science Building

The Hood River Middle School project consists of renovations of the 1927 National Historic Register main building and a new free standing environmental sciences lab and music facilities. The community and Historic Review Commission desired a new building design that was in keeping with the existing architectural massing, materials and details. The new building is ...
Arts and Allied Health Building

Arts and Allied Health Building

The Performing Arts and Allied Health Building unites multiple disciplines into a hybrid facility that provides the campus and surrounding community with state-of-the art instructional spaces and a premiere performing arts center. The 61,600 sf LEED Gold certified building incorporates a variety of sustainable strategies including: a displacement ventilation ...
Health and Wellness Center

Health and Wellness Center

A complex renovation and expansion project, the new 113,000 sf Health and Wellness Center is a state-of-the-art, sustainable sports facility. The 80,000 sf addition includes equipment room, lockers, training facilities, cardio and weight training areas, racquetball courts and a climbing wall. Four multipurpose rooms support dance, aerobics, spinning, yoga, ...
Studio Arts Building

Studio Arts Building

The Art Department, housed for years in an old cannery building, moved into a new 12,000-square foot, L-shaped building that provides new classroom and studio space for popular art programs. The building’s form embraces an outside sculpture court for exhibition of student work and opens to an existing evergreen forest. The architecture contrasts metal siding and ...
Washington Elementary School

Washington Elementary School

The renovation of the 55,000 sf building, built in 1931, was an extremely fast-tracked project that used early mechanical systems pre-purchases to reduce the project schedule by three months. The seismic renovation includes new shot-crete shear walls and roof diaphragm work. The project also included a unique application of metal-clad wood replacement windows, ...
Oak Grove Elementary School

Oak Grove Elementary School

The original Oak Grove School dates from the beginning of the 20th century and was restored as part of the full renovation of this campus. Over the years, the campus expanded with a series of separate exterior loaded classroom wings for a total area of 65,000 sf. A new wing including a gymnasium, multipurpose room, and  administration offices has been inserted into the ...
Hood River Valley High School

Hood River Valley High School

The dramatic transformation for Hood River Valley High School creates an updated, innovative facility suited to 21st century learners. Part of a district-wide renovation project for nine different schools, Hood River Valley High School faced rapidly increasing enrollment and needed to update its aging, dated facilities. Opsis Architecture, retained for all of ...
Roosevelt Elementary School

Roosevelt Elementary School

In 2007, major seismic deficiencies required the school system to close Roosevelt and Jackson Elementary Schools until more stable, safe structures could be found for the students. Opsis provided the district with a series of cost options ranging from full renovations to all new construction. The District chose to rebuild over 75% of each school in new construction ...
Jackson Elementary School

Jackson Elementary School

In 2007, major seismic deficiencies required the school system to close Roosevelt and Jackson Elementary Schools until more stable, safe structures could be found for the students. Opsis provided the district with a series of cost options ranging from full renovations to all new construction. The District chose to rebuild over 75% of each school in new construction ...
Health Education Center

Health Education Center

The 16,000 sf Health Education Building is a key component of the Pierce Puyallup long range plan for the development of comprehensive community college campus. Together with the College Center building completed in 2004, it creates an environment that encourages students to stay on this commuter campus throughout the day and into the evening. The project was student-funded ...
Dejardin Hall

Dejardin Hall

The DeJardin Building houses nursing, EMT and life science classes. This two-story, 18,700 sf building is designed in the character of the neighboring Pauling Center. The lower level of the building includes two lab spaces, prep area and a general classroom. The lab spaces are designed with perimeter utilities to maximize long-term flexibility. The second floor of ...
Arts Center

Arts Center

Opsis Architecture and Rowell Brokaw Architects worked together on the recently completed group of four projects at Lane Community College which created new homes for the Art Department, Regional Technical Education Consortium (RTEC), Recycling Center, and Specialized Support Services. The Opsis | RBA team worked closely with the diverse user groups to ensure their ...
Technology Classroom Building

Technology Classroom Building

Opsis designed the new Academic Building as an advanced technology classroom building that formalizes an important campus entry point. An internal winter garden, organizing the building along an east-west axis, draws an inviting path to classrooms and the campus beyond. The $9 million facility houses the Distance Education Program, the Computer Technology labs ...
Rainier Science and Technology Building

Rainier Science and Technology Building

The Rainier Science and Technology Building was developed from the beginning of programming as an interactive and dynamic facility where the building becomes an integral part of the curriculum and learning pedagogy. This facility demonstrates how an integrated sustainable design approach can create real cost effective innovations that enhance learning. The 70,000 ...
College Center

College Center

The College Center Building is a key facility for the fast-growing Pierce College campus to provide students with a full college campus experience. The student center anchors the south end of a new main quad that will become the focal point of the campus. The 71,000 sf program combines academic and student services together into one integrated facility.  A main 300 seat, ...
Penguin Student Union

Penguin Student Union

The Penguin Student Union project transformed an existing 1970’s facility into a vibrant campus center for student programs, government and organizations. A focal point of the addition is a two level performance space that also functions as a student lounge – large sliding glass walls acoustically separate the space when used for performances. The existing ...
Campus Center

Campus Center

Situated on the northwest end of the campus, the new 30,000 sf Campus Center Building elegantly sits within its high desert surroundings. The building adds much needed student gathering space and complementary student service programs along College Way, the campus’ main street. The building was designed with the feel of a contemporary high desert lodge, both to respond ...
Parkdale Elementary School

Parkdale Elementary School

At Parkdale Elementary, Opsis added 3,800 sf of new library and computer lab spaces to an existing building originally built in the 1940s. The new facilities are tucked into a U-shaped courtyard allowing the computer lab to have excellent natural daylighting while avoiding glare. The library combines a warm wood-finished space with magnificent views of Mt. Adams across ...
Applied Technology & Innovation Center

Applied Technology & Innovation Center

The 38,000 sf new ATIC facility creates a highly flexible vocational technology learning environment specifically focused on 21st century job training skills. Programs included in the facility include Wind Energy Technology, Environmental Technology (residential solar, wind and biofuels), HVAC technology, Machining (CNC and 3-D prototype modeling), and Automated ...