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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

Gateway Arts Center

Gateway Arts Center

The Gateway Arts Center will define the entry threshold to Western’s core academic campus which strengthens WWU’s connections to the greater Bellingham and regional community. The 98,000 sf facility will contain public-oriented front door programs such as the Admissions Center, music and theatre performance venues, and the Western Gallery (art museum) with

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

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

Rose Center for the Arts

Rose Center for the Arts

Located on a major boulevard, the Rose Center for the Arts extends the Lower Columbia College campus domain, defines the edge of campus and connects the community with the arts. This margin is delineated by a linear brick mass which filters traffic noise, while exterior glazing displays a series of music practice rooms, scaled to the street and vehicular movement. The

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

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.

Artists Repertory Theatre

Artists Repertory Theatre

Opsis recently completed the 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

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

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

Columbia Theatre Study

Columbia Theatre Study

Opsis worked with the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts to evaluate the creation of a cultural hub in downtown Longview with the renovation of the Historic Columbia Theater. This project was envisioned as a catalyst for re-invigorating the downtown area while also creating a central place to gather and celebrate the arts and life in Longview. Features of the design

Foothills Cultural Arts Center

Foothills Cultural Arts Center

Opsis Architecture won the nationally invited design competition for this new performing arts and cultural center in the Foothills region of north Scottsdale. The overall program included a 70,000 sf performance venue (with a 900-seat multi-purpose hall and a 350-seat theatrical space), a 60,000 square foot branch library, 40,000 square feet of retail space, and