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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 ...
Building 5

Building 5

The public passed a bond measure in 2008 to enhance the existing academic facilities on PCC’s Rock Creek campus. Opsis facilitated collaborative listening sessions that engaged a wide array of campus stakeholders and the process revealed that faculty, students and staff placed a high value on the campus’ rural location and character. The stakeholders wanted to ...
Bonnie J. Ford Health Nursing & Science Center

Bonnie J. Ford Health Nursing & Science Center

The 34,000 sf Bonnie J. Ford Health Nursing & Science Center brings together the departments of allied health and physical sciences, formerly dispersed throughout campus in outdated and undersized facilities. The state-of-the-art regional training center for allied health houses the Umpqua Community College’s nursing, dental assisting/hygiene, and other ...
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 ...
Straub Hall Renovation and Classroom Addition

Straub Hall Renovation and Classroom Addition

Opsis Architecture, in association with Rowell Brokaw Architects, completed a comprehensive renovation of Straub Hall and a classroom expansion of Straub and Earl Halls totaling 83,000 sf. The renovation of historic Straub Hall—originally built in 1928 as a dormitory—provides much needed infrastructure replacement and a full interior renovation, transforming ...
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 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 ...
Memorial Union Renovation

Memorial Union Renovation

The Memorial Union (MU) was completed in 1929 in the Neoclassical style and is on the National Register of Historic Places. East and west wing additions were completed in 1959. Opsis Architecture was selected to extensively renovate approximately 35,000 sf in the east wing of the building and provide additional upgrades throughout the building. The new east wing of the ...
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 ...
Washburne Hall Renovation

Washburne Hall Renovation

The 26,000 sf Washburne Hall is located at the core of Pacific University’s campus. Built in 1964, the building accurately reflects the technology and design of its time. While the facility serves as the center of student life—housing campus dining, student services offices, offices, multi-purpose rooms, a student store, the mail room, and other campus-wide non-academic ...
Athletic Strength and Conditioning Center

Athletic Strength and Conditioning Center

The open design concept of the new Athletic Strength and Conditioning Center lends itself to flexibility in training and provides a dramatic experience for recruits entering the facility for the first time. The 21,000 sf Center portrays a reflection of the raw strength and elegant movement of the human body while simultaneously serving as a focal point for game day gatherings ...
Student Recreation Center and McNeal Pavilion

Student Recreation Center and McNeal Pavilion

The new Student Recreation Center will be approximately 58,000 sf and will provide a full-range of recreation facilities that are multi-faceted and appeal to a wide array of students, both as drop-in activities and organized, scheduled programs. Key components include recreation program offices, a two-court gymnasium that will support basketball, volleyball and ...
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 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, ...
Interactive Learning Center

Interactive Learning Center

The Interactive Learning Center (ILC) is situated in the heart of the Boise State University campus. An active environment for learning, the Center focuses on dynamic teaching, study and community learning spaces, infused with technology and informal interaction zones. State-of-the-art interactive classrooms and multi-media computer labs encourage advanced ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Health Education Center

Health Education Center

Using Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s new $8.9 million Health Education Center, the Diagnostic Health and Fitness Technician/Instructor program melds classroom instruction with the most technologically advanced laboratory equipment available. In the Health Assessment Laboratory, students gain critical, hands-on experience performing diagnostic tests ...
Washakie Center

Washakie Center

The 70,000 sf Washakie Center serves as the central dining hall for over 1000 student beds on the east side of campus of the University of Wyoming Campus. The facility also includes, housing offices, tutoring rooms, a computer lab, conference rooms and a ballroom.  The main entry centers on a dramatic two story skylighted atrium that connects together the entire Center’s ...
Health Education Center

Health Education Center

The 16,000 sf Health Education Building is a key component of the Pierce Puyallup long range plan for the development of comprehensive community college campus. Together with the College Center building completed in 2004, it creates an environment that encourages students to stay on this commuter campus throughout the day and into the evening. The project was student-funded ...
Dejardin Hall

Dejardin Hall

The DeJardin Building houses nursing, EMT and life science classes. This two-story, 18,700 sf building is designed in the character of the neighboring Pauling Center. The lower level of the building includes two lab spaces, prep area and a general classroom. The lab spaces are designed with perimeter utilities to maximize long-term flexibility. The second floor of ...
Stevenson Union

Stevenson Union

The Stevenson Union renovation has reinvigorated student life at the center of the SOU campus. The program includes new food service, retail and a wide array of student programs including the Media Collective, KSOC the student radio station, The Multicultural Resource Center, Women’s Resource Center, International Programs, Disability Services, The Siskiyou ...
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 ...
Student Union

Student Union

This new $9.7 million Student Union at Highline Community College features a dining center, bookstore, offices, meeting rooms, an Internet café and recreation facilities. An older two-story building was replaced with a three-story 47,000 sf structure that accommodates expanded student programs. Located at the center of campus, the new building provides a gathering ...
Technology Classroom Building

Technology Classroom Building

Opsis designed the new Academic Building as an advanced technology classroom building that formalizes an important campus entry point. An internal winter garden, organizing the building along an east-west axis, draws an inviting path to classrooms and the campus beyond. The $9 million facility houses the Distance Education Program, the Computer Technology labs ...
Rainier Science and Technology Building

Rainier Science and Technology Building

The Rainier Science and Technology Building was developed from the beginning of programming as an interactive and dynamic facility where the building becomes an integral part of the curriculum and learning pedagogy. This facility demonstrates how an integrated sustainable design approach can create real cost effective innovations that enhance learning. The 70,000 ...
College Center

College Center

The College Center Building is a key facility for the fast-growing Pierce College campus to provide students with a full college campus experience. The student center anchors the south end of a new main quad that will become the focal point of the campus. The 71,000 sf program combines academic and student services together into one integrated facility.  A main 300 seat, ...
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 ...
Teaching and Learning Center / Commons

Teaching and Learning Center / Commons

The Teaching and Learning Center / Commons project includes a new student center and academic building at the center of the campus. An essential synergy is created by combining the living functions of the commons with learning spaces in 30 technology and media enhanced classrooms. The existing 51,000 sf University Classroom Building on the site was used as the structural ...
Tebeau Hall | New Student Residence

Tebeau Hall | New Student Residence

Faced with increasing enrollment, Oregon State University selected Opsis Architecture, with consultant Sasaki Associates, to design a new student residence for both first year and returning students. The 85,000 sf building is designed to LEED Gold standards, reflecting the University’s commitment to the environment. The building features three bedroom suites ...
Student Recreation Center

Student Recreation Center

The proposed University of New Mexico Student Recreation Center (SRC), located with a prominent address on Central Ave. east of George Pearl Hall, completes the Stanford Entrance gateway to the UNM campus. The SRC creates a front door to campus as it spans across Redondo Drive to a north wing that provides a direct link between the SRC and the Johnson Center. The 128,000 ...
Applied Technology & Innovation Center

Applied Technology & Innovation Center

The 38,000 sf new ATIC facility creates a highly flexible vocational technology learning environment specifically focused on 21st century job training skills. Programs included in the facility include Wind Energy Technology, Environmental Technology (residential solar, wind and biofuels), HVAC technology, Machining (CNC and 3-D prototype modeling), and Automated ...