On The Boards
Multnomah County, Central Courthouse: As the first new major civic institution in Portland this decade, the new 17-story Multnomah County Courthouse will make a powerful contribution to the city’s riverfront. An open, light-filled entry lobby will symbolize the transparent nature of the county courts. The lobby will be animated by a café, information kiosks, directional and thematic displays, public art and a dramatic staircase that moves through the space and culminates in a majestic view of Mt. Hood and the Willamette River. Most of the building elements used by County citizens will be located in this spacious lobby, creating the feeling of an open marketplace with ready access to services.
Washington State University, Academic Center (Everett):The first building on WSU’s new Everett campus will dramatically expand access to higher education in the region—encouraging innovation and collaboration across disciplines and among the University Center partner institutions housed here. This flexible, high-performance academic space will anchor the growing campus for many decades to come.
Seattle Housing Authority, Yesler Terrace Redevelopment, Phase III: Yesler Terrace Redevelopment – Phase III is the fourth affordable housing project that the Seattle Housing authority has initiated as part of the Yesler Terrace Master Planned Community and in accordance with the Planned Action Ordinance that was passed in 2012.
Salt Lake Community College, Westpoint Center and Technical Education Center: The WCTEC will bring together technical education in multiple trades vital to the long term economic vitality of the Salt Lake Valley, including Composites Manufacturing, Plastics Manufacturing, Machining, Welding, Mechatronics/Industrial Robotics, Diesel Maintenance and CDL Truck Driv¬ing. The building will include skills labs, classrooms, faculty offices and administrative support. In addition, the building will provide space for collaboration with industry partners in multiple fields. The WCTEC is intended to support current and future training needs in flexible high quality space that will serve the College for decades to come.
University of Oregon, Hayward Field Renovation: One of the best known track and field stadiums in the world, Hayward Field is the heart of the University of Oregon and Track Town. This renovation will revamp the historic stadium, respecting and honoring the rich past while preparing the venue for the future. The stadium not only represents the athletes of the school, but the academic side as well. The UO Human Physiology faculty and students, currently in the Bowerman Building, will move to a dedicated facility within the west grandstand that nearly doubles current research space and provides direct access to the indoor training facility, the outdoor track, and recreation fields.
Federal Way High School, Federal Way Public Schools, WA: In an effort to help pass a six-year capital levy that would raise an additional $60 million for this new high school, SRG and Federal Way Public Schools led a significant community engagement initiative to identify relevant issues and priorities for local residents. The levy passed in November 2012, and SRG is now working with the school district and stakeholders on the design and construction of this $110 million school.
New Asian Elephant Habitat, Oregon Zoo, Portland, OR: SRG and CLR Design are partnering on the design of the new Asian elephant habitat, the first of $125 million in bond-funded projects, which establishes a strong gateway presence on the east end of campus. The habitat’s activity-based design is a flex space, letting animals be animals by encouraging movement and creating an exciting experience for visitors where animal health is front and center.
Ambulatory Surgical Center and Clinic, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Lexington, KY: SRG is designing a new 113,000 SF joint facility for Shriners and the University of Kentucky. Located on the Kentucky Medical Center Campus, the new building provides a closer connection between the pediatric orthopedic specialists at Shriners and the UK Medical Center. The new Shriners Ambulatory Surgical Center and Clinic will provide pediatric orthopedic specialty care, and UK Healthcare will lease 44,000 SF of the facility for an out-patient ophthalmology clinic and faculty offices.