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Performing Arts Building

Performing Arts Building

The Reed College Performing Arts Building (PAB) consolidates theatre, dance and music programs, previously scattered across campus, into a new, vibrant and cross-disciplinary home for the arts. The facility encourages teamwork and experimentation across intellectual, social and creative communities while meeting the technical needs of each program. Enclosing ...
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 ...
Vault Theater

Vault Theater

The Vault Theater re-envisions a 1948 branch bank building into a modern and intimate performing arts venue that is the new home for Bag & Baggage Productions, an accomplished regional theatre company based in Hillsboro, OR. The new theater features a highly adaptable black box space that integrates innovative video based production format. The Opsis design inserts ...
Building 5

Building 5

The public passed a bond measure in 2008 to enhance the existing academic facilities on PCC’s Rock Creek campus. Opsis facilitated collaborative listening sessions that engaged a wide array of campus stakeholders and the process revealed that faculty, students and staff placed a high value on the campus’ rural location and character. The stakeholders wanted to ...
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Center brings together the departments of allied health and physical sciences, formerly dispersed throughout campus in outdated and undersized facilities.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 ...
Student Experience Center

Student Experience Center

The Student Experience Center (SEC) was conceived to create a highly sustainable central campus hub to serve the student out-of-class experience. The nearly 90,000 sf student-funded building is located next to the existing Memorial Union in the historic campus core. The building fulfills all modern criteria of performance and usability while complementing the historic ...
The Redd

The Redd

Portland’s Central Eastside is a vibrant and emerging district full of iconic industrial spaces and entrepreneurial spirit. The Redd on Salmon Street is two full city blocks—a 1918 industrial ironworks and adjacent contemporary warehouse, office, and showroom—that will be transformed into a working urban ecosystem for the local food economy. The development ...
The Pavilion

The Pavilion

Opsis worked with the Bend Parks and Recreation District (BPRD)District for the conversion of a former 3.25 acre parking lot into a new 30,000 sf covered open-air recreation and event center with approximately 10,000 additional square feet of indoor support space. The facility includes a full size NHL ice rink during the winter months and numerous activities such as ...
Memorial Union Renovation

Memorial Union Renovation

The Memorial Union (MU) was completed in 1929 in the Neoclassical style and is on the National Register of Historic Places. East and west wing additions were completed in 1959. Opsis Architecture was selected to extensively renovate approximately 35,000 sf in the east wing of the building and provide additional upgrades throughout the building. The new east wing of the ...
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 ...
Facility Condition Assessment | Kitchen and Dining Master Plan

Facility Condition Assessment | Kitchen and Dining Master Plan

Willamette View is a nationally accredited, not for profit Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) which opened in 1955. It offers retirement housing, health care services, and campus-style living for seniors, age 55 and older. Overlooking the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, and the site encompasses 27 acres and over 600,000 sf of buildings. There is capacity ...
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 ...
Washburne Hall Renovation

Washburne Hall Renovation

The 26,000 sf Washburne Hall is located at the core of Pacific University’s campus. Built in 1964, the building accurately reflects the technology and design of its time. While the facility serves as the center of student life—housing campus dining, student services offices, offices, multi-purpose rooms, a student store, the mail room, and other campus-wide non-academic ...
Hillsboro Community Recreation Center and Park

Hillsboro Community Recreation Center and Park

The Hillsboro Community Recreation Center and Park will create a new civic recreation campus situated in the heart of Hillsboro’s expanding community. The new multi-generational community center is designed to integrate harmoniously into a new 20-acre community park with remnant forest. The innovative green design and light filled architecture of the 115,000 ...
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 ...
Student Recreation Center and McNeal Pavilion

Student Recreation Center and McNeal Pavilion

The new Student Recreation Center will be approximately 58,000 sf and will provide a full-range of recreation facilities that are multi-faceted and appeal to a wide array of students, both as drop-in activities and organized, scheduled programs. Key components include recreation program offices, a two-court gymnasium that will support basketball, volleyball and ...
Ford Alumni Center

Ford Alumni Center

The 60,000 sf Ford Alumni Center is a model for 21st century higher education work environments and public spaces that connect communities. The building is the “front door” for the University of Oregon, housing an interactive campus visitors center, a 200-seat ballroom and offices for the University Office of Development, Alumni Association and University Foundation. ...
Conestoga Recreation Center

Conestoga Recreation Center

The addition is a 7000SF at $3.6M construction cost. 2000SF locker room addition, 5000SF Classroom and Fitness room building, and an outdoor splash pad. Jim challenged the pre-design solution and came up with a design that allowed the facility to be in full operation during construction The new expansion of the Conestoga Center completes the award winning project originally ...
Niemeyer Center

Niemeyer Center

Set amid the beautiful landscaped Oregon City campus, the Clackamas Community College Niemeyer Center, the 46,000 sf multipurpose facility is a one-of-a-kind teaching and performance venue in Oregon. The project was designed as a public front door to campus with a dramatic two-story glass-enclosed lobby opens to a new forecourt plaza connecting the heart of campus ...
Administration Building

Administration Building

The LEED Gold certified Bend Metro Park and Recreation District Administration Building is one of the most sustainable projects constructed in Central Oregon. It is designed to demonstrate how to integrate a building into its environmental context with an emphasis on the high desert climate and landscape. The building is tied to the fabric of Bend’s Old Mill District, ...
Madras Aquatics Center

Madras Aquatics Center

Opsis Architecture collaborated with Water Technology Inc. to provide comprehensive design services for the Madras Aquatic Center, an $8 million project funded through a community bond measure. The 27,100 sf facility includes a recreation pool for play, therapy and swim lessons, a whirlpool, and a six-lane lap pool that can accommodate high school practice and swim ...
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 ...
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, ...
Tibetan Cultural Center

Tibetan Cultural Center

The Tibetan Peace Center was designed to become the gathering space for Portland’s Tibetan Community.  The 15,600 sf Center will house a library, museum, temple, offices, a kitchen and teachers residence. Designed with a Tibetan aesthetic, the center features a large flexible space for performances, exhibits and ceremonies. The stupa court is a circular paved ...
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 ...
Lane Miles Standish Printing Co.

Lane Miles Standish Printing Co.

The Lane-Miles Standish Printing Co. is a family-owned business that has been operating out of the same building in northwest Portland since 1929. An original historic Slabtown business, with its identifiable “castle” on the corner, the building and business remains a fixture of the neighborhood. The company decided to further develop the 25,000 sf property while ...
COCC Campus Master Plan

COCC Campus Master Plan

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 ...
Wy’East Middle School

Wy’East Middle School

The new performing arts center, which seats 276, serves as the centerpiece for the school and surrounding community of Odell, near Hood River. Renovations further supplement the school’s science and technology instruction. A conversion of the adjacent building’s home economics room, which had doubled as the music room, creates a state-of-the-art science laboratory. ...
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 ...
Veterans Memorial Coliseum Renovation

Veterans Memorial Coliseum Renovation

The original 197,000 sf, 12,000-seat Veterans Memorial Coliseum building is a landmark in modernist design by the international firm of SOM. The $30-million renovation project addresses numerous MEP, ADA, public space and support space improvements. New restrooms, concessions, team locker rooms and a new ice arena for the professional Winterhawks hockey team will ...
Lovejoy Office Building

Lovejoy Office Building

The Lovejoy Opsis Building was constructed in 1910 as the stables for the historic Marshall-Wells Hardware Company. With a prospering business and limited studio space, Opsis purchased the building at the corner of NW 17th and Lovejoy and renovated it to provide rentable ground floor retail space, and a second floor office for their firm. Awarded LEED Gold certification ...
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 ...
Rock Creek Master Plan

Rock Creek Master Plan

In 2009 Opsis was selected to implement the $70 million Rook Creek Campus renovation and expansion project. The first phase of the work is a full campus masterplan for the 256 acre campus. With the signing of the American Colleges and Universities Presidents Climate Commitment and the adoption of the 2009 Climate Action Plan, PCC committed to operational practices that ...
Umpqua Community College Master Plan

Umpqua Community College Master Plan

Opsis recently completed the 20-year Master Plan for Umpqua Community College, the first campus plan since UCC was built over 40 years ago. It addresses both immediate and long-range needs at the main campus as well as off-campus facilities that serve greater Douglas County. Phase 1 high-priority projects include: the Regional Allied Health and Science Building, Industrial ...
Four Campus Master Plan

Four Campus Master Plan

With over 100,000 students on five campuses, PCC is one of the country’s largest community colleges. Opsis conducted a comprehensive programming and planning study for the four major campuses: Sylvania, Cascade, Rock Creek, and Southeast Center. Working with individual Campus Presidents, Campus Deans and District Administrations, Opsis analyzed short- and ...
Painters Hall Community Center

Painters Hall Community Center

Opsis recently completed the renovation of the Community Center Building as part of their master plan for the highly sustainable Pringle Creek Community development. This 3,200 sf building forms the heart of the Village Center, and become home to the Village Store and the Pringle Creek Development Office. In keeping with the sustainable design principles of the Pringle ...
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 ...
Stevenson Union

Stevenson Union

The Stevenson Union renovation has reinvigorated student life at the center of the SOU campus. The program includes new food service, retail and a wide array of student programs including the Media Collective, KSOC the student radio station, The Multicultural Resource Center, Women’s Resource Center, International Programs, Disability Services, The Siskiyou ...
Artists Repertory Theatre

Artists Repertory Theatre

Opsis completed a multi-phase transformation of an old Mason Lodge Building into the dynamic new home for the Artists Repertory Theatre (ART) in Portland.  Now in its 27th year, ART is Portland’s oldest professional theatre company and has grown to gain a national reputation for their work that now includes two theatres and a resident acting company. The 35,000 ...
Student Union

Student Union

The new Student Center and Bookstore at Oregon Health and Sciences University transforms an existing fitness center into a vibrant student union space. The Opsis team recognized an opportunity to address the needs of the “whole” student at an institution known for its rigorous study and research. The multi-phase undertaking creates a multi-media room, a new bookstore, ...
United Fund Advisors

United Fund Advisors

Opsis recently completed tenant improvements for the corporate offices of United Fund Advisors, located in the renovated historic Skidmore Building in Portland’s Old Town district. The goal for the 7,700 sf project was to create a center of excellence and sustainability resulting in a space that reinterprets the way financial offices are configured, reflecting ...
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 ...
Michael Curry Design Studio

Michael Curry Design Studio

The 44,000 sf design and fabrication studio complex designed by Opsis Architecture provides new and expanded facilities for the design and construction of scenic and large scale puppet productions. The studio’s creations include full productions for Disney Broadway musicals, Super Bowl half-time shows, and network television specials. Special fabrication ...
Pringle Creek Master Plan

Pringle Creek Master Plan

Pringle Creek Community is a 32-acre mixed-use and sustainable development in Salem, Oregon.  The community is designed to include 180 – 200 housing units across seven different housing types and 12,000 – 18,000 s.f. of commercial mixed use space in new and existing buildings. Opsis Architecture was selected to the lead the planning for this world class project ...
Pringle Creek Cottage

Pringle Creek Cottage

Completed in 2007, these Cottages scored 103 green building points from the US Green Building Council. Earning the highest score of any home built to date, it was also the first LEED Platinum certified home in the Pacific Northwest. With only 35% of the energy consumption of a typical two-bedroom home in Oregon, the Cottage at Pringle Creek has set a new benchmark for residential ...
Taralon Development

Taralon Development

Taralon is a 97-acre development by Newland Communities located in Happy Valley, Oregon. Opsis is leading the masterplaning process and the design of the common community buildings. Opsis worked closely with the client to redesign a previously platted subdivision plan to develop a project with a strong sustainable design emphasis. Stormwater will be filtered through ...
Discovery Meadows Park Shelters

Discovery Meadows Park Shelters

Opsis Architecture collaborated with Murase Associates on the planning and design of a new 30-acre community park for the City of McMinnville. Opsis designed three structures that are clustered to form a compound defining the edges of a central plaza with a water fountain. The park shelters include a park arrival and orientation facility with restrooms, a concession ...
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 ...
Wilsonville Park Shelters

Wilsonville Park Shelters

Opsis worked closely with Murase Associates on the final phase of development for the City of Wilsonville’s 20-acre Town Center Park. The park, located in the heart of Wilsonville, was designed by Murase for large-scale civic events, family gatherings and individual contemplation. It features a central plaza with a water fountain, sloped lawn amphitheater for music ...
West Linn Community Center

West Linn Community Center

In the past thirty years, the City of West Linn has experienced rapid transformation, significant population growth and an equivalent increase in the number of community groups, organizations and corresponding community needs. Opsis Architecture, in association with Ballard*King and Water Technology, Inc., worked closely with the West Linn community to analyze ...
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 ...
Mt. Tabor Central Maintenance Yard

Mt. Tabor Central Maintenance Yard

Opsis worked with PP&R and a 35-person Project Planning Committee, comprised of maintenance staff and neighborhood residents, to develop a compelling vision for a revitalized Central Maintenance Yard & Nursery (CMY&N). Nestled into the south slope of Mt. Tabor Park, the new CMY&N design is organized within a concentrated footprint that extends ...
Tebeau Hall | New Student Residence

Tebeau Hall | New Student Residence

Faced with increasing enrollment, Oregon State University selected Opsis Architecture, with consultant Sasaki Associates, to design a new student residence for both first year and returning students. The 85,000 sf building is designed to LEED Gold standards, reflecting the University’s commitment to the environment. The building features three bedroom suites ...
Rivoli Theatre

Rivoli Theatre

In 2011, a four month planning effort was initiated in 2010 to assess the existing facility and prepare physical and operational plans for renovation and possible expansion of the Rivoli Theater. An inclusive process reached out to the community and included several multi-day workshops, which consisted of interviews and presentations with the Steering Committee, ...
Trillium Woods

Trillium Woods

This 32 unit upscale townhome development sits on a 4.67-acre site with over 45 percent of the site preserved as wooded open space. The site plan was developed with a central cluster of traditional front porch bungalows with rear garages and alleys. This pedestrian friendly concept will create a streetscape with more active uses facing the primary roads. The design team ...
The Fields Park Shelter

The Fields Park Shelter