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Sam Barlow High School

Sam Barlow High School

The completed Sam Barlow High School project will transform the 1960 – ‘70 facility to create true 21st century learning environments focused on STEM, CTE and Performing Arts programs. The community of the school will be brought together with the construction of a new Commons at the very center of the school. Uniquely, the Commons will be a series of varying scaled ...
Madison High School Master Plan

Madison High School Master Plan

The Opsis | Dao Architects Team was selected to provide a master plan to fully redevelop Madison High School’s minimally renovated 1955 campus. Located in Northeast Portland, the 290,000 sf school is among the most diverse student bodies in the state, presenting unique challenges and opportunities. Students at Madison speak over 30 languages and bring the richness ...
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 ...
May Street Elementary

May Street Elementary

The new May Street Elementary School will replace the existing elementary school located at May Street and 10th Street. The new May Street Elementary School will be constructed on the south portion of the site at the intersection of 10th and Pine St so the existing school can remain in operation during construction. Once occupied, the old school will be demolished to make ...
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 ...
Wy’east Middle School Renovation and STEAM Addition

Wy’east Middle School Renovation and STEAM Addition

The Wy’east Middle School Renovation & STEAM Addition project involves two key scope areas: a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) addition and facility upgrades that were identified in the Facilities Condition Analysis (FCA) and Master Plan. Additionally, seismic improvements funded by a State grant will include upgrading and reinforcing ...
Allan Price Science Commons and Research  Library Remodel and Expansion

Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library Remodel and Expansion

The Price Science Commons (PSC) and Research Library creates an inviting identity for the Lokey Science Complex as a glass enclosed pavilion containing a social commons café and event space overlooking and connecting to the subterranean research library and landscaped courtyard. The PSC is a hub of student activity with a technologically robust, dynamic learning ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, are working with the Eugene School District to design a 55,000 sf Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math [STE(A)M] ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...