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Beaverton Center for the Arts

Beaverton Center for the Arts

The Beaverton Center for the Arts (BCA) will offer a unique blend of urban and natural elements that will embody Beaverton’s defining attributes and sense of place. The BCA will serve the region’s population and will attract visitors from outside the area to experience art, culture, events, and business functions in downtown Beaverton. The community’s aspiration ...
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 ...
Oregon Ballet Theatre

Oregon Ballet Theatre

The new home for the nationally recognized Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) is relocated to an existing warehouse on the west bank of the Willamette River. Working within the constraints of a frugal budget, Opsis’ effort included in-kind design services to transform the interior of the existing building through the creative repurposing and reconfiguration of found materials ...
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 ...
Northwest Dance Project Creative Center

Northwest Dance Project Creative Center

Opsis transformed 8,500 sf of an existing warehouse in Portland’s central East side into the Creative Center for the Northwest Dance Project (NWDP), one of the most dynamic and innovative dance troupes in the country. The design is an exercise in restraint that expresses the virtues of the high bay warehouse with exposed wood bow trusses and joists and high clerestory ...
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 campus ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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, ...