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Colville Tribal Government Center

Colville Tribal Government Center

The new Colville Tribal Government Center will provide a 21st century civic center and professional environment to a community deeply rooted in its history and culture. The building design responds to the surrounding environment – particularly the extreme conditions of the high desert. The design will balance the aesthetics of tradition, culture, and a strong relationship

Simpson Site Open Air Pavilion

Simpson Site Open Air Pavilion

Opsis is working with the Bend Parks and Recreation District to design a 30,000 sf covered open-air recreation and event center with approximately 10,000 additional square feet of indoor support space. This facility will support a full size NHL ice rink during the winter months and a variety of recreation sports activities and events the remainder of the year. The open-air

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Fields Park Shelter

The Fields Park Shelter

Centennial Mill Redevelopment

Centennial Mill Redevelopment

Centennial Mill, the 200,000-square-foot, circa-1909 grain mill sited over the banks of the Willamette, has been on the Portland Development Commission’s “demolish” list until the public expressed interest in its redevelopment potential. Working with Peter Meijer, a specialist in historic architecture, Opsis helped evaluate the renovation of the center

Astoria Conference Center

Astoria Conference Center

The Astoria Conference Center proposal was a 24,000 to 30,000 sf conference center with multi-use event space for 500 people. The main hall was conceptualized as a highly adaptable space that could conveniently accommodate banquets, conventions and consumer shows. The Conference Center design also included break-out rooms, comfortable lobbies, a registration