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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 ...
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 John J. Hemmingson Center

The John J. Hemmingson Center

The John J. Hemmingson Center is a transformational step in creating a Gonzaga community that reinforces the institution’s “whole and rigorous” vision for student development. The building plan grows out of an understanding of the site as a crossroads of campus, resulting from pedestrian patterns approaching the site from each corner. Specific program elements ...
Coyote Center

Coyote Center

The new Athletic Center creates an iconic landmark gateway to the Chandler-Gilbert CC campus, bringing together athletics and academic wellness department and general campus classrooms into a comprehensive facility. Integrated into the desert environment, the new facility used earthworks, courtyards, shade terraces, thermal mass and sunscreens to create an ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
Wade King Student Recreation Center

Wade King Student Recreation Center

The award-winning Wade King Student Recreation Center creates an iconic presence on the southern edge of campus and creating a new gateway to the campus.  The building is key component of the expansion of the campus around a new academic quad and the Academic Instructional Center, both designed by Opsis.  The center mediates between the athletic and academic precinct, ...
Firstenburg Community Center

Firstenburg Community Center

The 80,000 sf Firstenburg Community Center is a multi-use facility that combines recreational and community spaces with various public services. The project embodies the character of the community, provides convenient access to services, and brings together a diversified mix of users. The recreation program includes swim and warm water leisure/therapy pools, ...
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, ...
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 ...
Cascade Park Community Library

Cascade Park Community Library

Opsis and Johnston Architects collaborated to provide comprehensive services for the design of a new $6.3 million branch library. The building also completing the Opsis designed masterplan for the site that includes the Firstenburg Community Center. This complex was conceived as a new “civic center” for the recently annexed portion of Vancouver – a place to ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...