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Opsis’ Heather DeGrella to Present at 2016 International PUARL Conference

Opsis’ Heather DeGrella to...

Opsis’ Heather DeGrella to discuss Regenerative Design and a Regional Food

University of Oregon Price Science Library Opens with Grand Results

University of Oregon Price Science...

The newest library at the University of Oregon was designed by Opsis Architecture.

Coyote Center is a 2016 Athletic Business Facilities of Merit Winner

Coyote Center is a 2016 Athletic...

2016 Facilities of Merit: Coyote Center | Chandler-Gilbert Community College

The Redd is the 2015 Resilience Winner of SXSW Eco

The Redd is the 2015 Resilience...

2015 Resilience Winner
Beyond sustainable, these designs contribute to a more adaptive,

Reed College Performing Arts Building Wins National USITT Award

Reed College Performing Arts...

Each year the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) recognizes the

Christopher F. White Rememberance

Christopher F. White Rememberance

Our community has lost a great friend and consummate professional in the passing of

Hood River claims first ‘Net Zero Energy’ public school in the U.S.

Hood River claims first ‘Net...


By Wendy Culverwell
Staff Reporter
Sustainable Business Oregon

Pacific University to Refresh University Center at Forest Grove Campus

Pacific University to Refresh...

Pacific University’s Online Newsroom
By: Joe Lang   Apr 7, 2014

Opsis is proud to announce the promotion of three of our staff: Paul Kinley, Christopher F. White and Pat Sanchez

Opsis is proud to announce the...

Paul was recently promoted to Associate Principal at Opsis Architecture. Paul has

Reed College’s Performing Arts Building was selected for the “Beauty of Wood” 2014 National US Wood Design Award

Reed College’s Performing Arts...

The Reed College Performing Arts Building (PAB) consolidates theatre, dance and

Design Studio led by Jim Kalvelage and Joe Baldwin featured on OregonLive.com

Design Studio led by Jim Kalvelage...

University of Oregon students showcase Beaverton performing arts center designs

LEED Certification: Hood River Middle School

LEED Certification: Hood River...

From Green CE
The new building provides a home for the school’s

Pringle Creek Painters Hall Featured in Passive House+ Magazine

Pringle Creek Painters Hall...

— Originally published in Issue 1 Volume 1 of Passive House+ — 
The creation of

“A Building That Teaches” — Hood River Middle School in High Performance Buildings Magazine

“A Building That...

— Article written by Opsis’ Chris Brown, AIA; and Interface Engineering’s

Pringle Creek Leads Way With Porous Concrete

Pringle Creek Leads Way With...

The Pringle Creek housing community in Salem was designed from the pavement up to be

Path To Net Zero – the Hood River Middle School Music and Science Building

Path To Net Zero – the Hood...

The Hood River Middle School Case Study from Energy Trust of Oregon on Vimeo. More information

The Beauty of Zero – Painters Hall Showcased In Trim Tab Magazine

The Beauty of Zero –...

From our earliest childhood interactions we are taught to reward those with the highest

“Cultivating the Next Generation” – Hood River Middle School Featured in Green Source Magazine

“Cultivating the Next...

Cultivating the Next Generation
Three ways green schools are reconnecting children

Second Story’s Interactive Media at the University of Oregon Ford Alumni Center

Second Story’s Interactive...

When the visionary leadership of the University of Oregon’s Alumni Association

Rick Bartow’s Art at the UO Alumni Center and WOU Health and Wellness

Rick Bartow’s Art at the UO...

Rick Bartow’s graceful artwork adorns the walls of two of Opsis’s recently

Opsis Profiled on ARCHITECT Magazine as Part of Their Coverage of the 2012 COTE Top Ten Awards

Opsis Profiled on ARCHITECT...

Opsis Architecture was recently profiled on ARCHITECT Magazine as part of their continuing

Arts and Allied Health Building at Pierce College

Arts and Allied Health Building at...

Hear about the collaborative design process that lead to the multidisciplinary, award

Pierce College Rainier Science and Technology Building Sustainability Case Study

Pierce College Rainier Science and...

This dynamic new LEED Gold facility uses building systems as an integral part of the

Western Washington University Wade King Student Rec Center Sustainability Case Study

Western Washington University Wade...

As one of the of the first recreation facilities in the country to pursue LEED® certification,

Western Washington University Sustainability Case Study

Western Washington University...

The Academic Instructional Center (AIC) represents the University’s latest innovative

The Oregonian Features Reed College’s New Performing Arts Building Currently Under Construction

The Oregonian Features Reed...

The Oregonian recently featured the following story about Reed College’s

Construction to Start Soon on OSU’s New Residence Hall Designed by Opsis

Construction to Start Soon on...

The Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce recently reported the following story about OSU’s

Painters Hall Sustainable Case Study

Painters Hall Sustainable Case...

The first project to achieve Net-Zero Energy Building Certification and Petal Recognition

The Future Is Now – Two Buildings Certified as “net Zero”

The Future Is Now – Two...

This article was originally posted on the Better Bricks Blog
16 April 2012 | Posted By

Opsis Architecture & Aecom Awarded Commision to Renovate Memorial Coliseum

Opsis Architecture & Aecom...

“Portland Architecture” recently covered the awarding of the contract

James Meyer Interviewed on Portland Architecture

James Meyer Interviewed on...

This article was originally posted on Portland Architecture 6 June 2011 | By Brian Libby

“Lessons Of Place” – Pringle Creek Community Featured in Metropolis Magazine

“Lessons Of Place”...

Pringle Creek, the Opsis designed community near Salem, Oregon was recently featured

Portland Architects Batting .300 at COTE Top 10 Awards

Portland Architects Batting .300...

Opsis’s design for the Hood River Middle School Music and Science Building was

Parkdale Elementary School Library and Computer Lab Case Study

Parkdale Elementary School Library...

At Parkdale Elementary, 3,800 sf of new library and computer lab spaces were added to

Hood River Wy’East Performing Arts Center Case Study

Hood River Wy’East...

The new performing arts center at the Hood River Wy’East Middle School serves

Design for Innovative Learning – A Case Study on Roosevelt and Jackson Elementary Schools

Design for Innovative Learning...

In 2007, major seismic deficiencies required the school system to close Roosevelt

Hood River Valley High School Case Study

Hood River Valley High School Case...

The dramatic transformation for Hood River Valley High School creates an updated,

Firstenburg Community Center Case Study

Firstenburg Community Center Case...

The Firstenburg Community Center is a multi-use facility that combines recreational

PCC Technology Classroom Building Sustainable Case Study

PCC Technology Classroom Building...

Opsis designed the new 46,000 sf Academic Building as an advanced technology classroom

Lovejoy Building Case Study

Lovejoy Building Case Study

The Lovejoy Opsis Building was constructed in 1910 as the Stables for the historic Marshall-Wells

Bend Parks & Recreation Administration Sustainable Case Study

Bend Parks & Recreation...

The Administration Building for the Bend Parks and Recreation District will provide

Pringle Creek Community Website and Blog

Pringle Creek Community Website...

The focus of the Pringle Creek Community development was to create a truly sustainable

Hood River Middle School Sustainable Case Study

Hood River Middle School...

The Hood River Middle School Music and Science Building is a LEED Platinum and Net Zero

Hood River Middle School Biological Filter

Hood River Middle School...

Students at the Hood River Middle School design and build a Biological Filter in their

Hood River Middle School  – A Sustainable Learning Tool

Hood River Middle School –...

The Hood River Middle School Music and Science building sits adjacent to the school’s

Hood River Middle School: A Learning Laboratory

Hood River Middle School: A...

The Hood River Middle School Music and Science building sits adjacent to the school’s

Oregon State University Student Experience Center Flythrough

Oregon State University Student...

Opsis is designing the new Student Experience Center at Oregon State University in

Medford School District: Roosevelt and Jackson

Medford School District: Roosevelt...

A short video highlighting the design of the new Roosevelt and Jackson elementary school

Jackson Elementary School, Medford, OR

Jackson Elementary School,...

On overview of the design of a new elementary school for the Medford, OR school district.

Beach Elementary Bikes for Kids

Beach Elementary Bikes for Kids

Watch 50 kids enjoy their brand new bikes, thanks to many generous donations.

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