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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

John J. Hemmingson Center

John J. Hemmingson Center

The John J. Hemmingson Center will be 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

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

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 Academic Instructional Center (AIC) is a 127,000 sf building with approximately 750 general university classroom seats and a new home for the graduate schools of Communications Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and Psychology. It provides much needed classroom space and computer labs at the south end of the Western Washington University campus and includes space for

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

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,

Interactive Learning Center

Interactive Learning Center

The 59,000 sf Interactive Learning Center (ILC) is a teaching and learning facility located in the heart of the Boise State University Campus. Intended to be an active environment for learning, the center focuses on creating dynamic teaching, study and community learning spaces infused with technology and informal interaction zones. The Center includes state-of-the-art

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

Rose Center for the Arts

Rose Center for the Arts

Located on a major boulevard at the outskirts of campus, the Rose Center for the Arts extends the campus domain, defines the edge of the campus and connects the arts with the community. The urban edge 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.

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 originally constructed in 1910 as the stables for the historic Marshall-Wells Hardware Company. With a prospering, expanding business and limited space at their studio, Opsis purchased the building at the corner of 17th and Lovejoy and renovated it to provide rentable ground floor retail space, and second floor offices for their firm.

OHSU Student Union

OHSU Student Union

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

Technology Classroom Building

Technology Classroom Building

Opsis designed the new 46,000 sf Academic Building as an advanced technology classroom building that formalizes an important campus entry. An internal winter garden organizes the building along an east-west axis while creating an inviting path to classrooms and the campus beyond.
The $9 million facility houses the Distance Education Program, the Computer Technology

Penguin Student Union

Penguin Student Union

The Penguin Student Union project transformed an existing 1970’s facility into a vibrant campus center for student programs, government and organizations. A focal point of the addition is a two level performance space that also functions as a student lounge – large sliding glass walls acoustically separate the space when used for performances. The existing

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