Industrial Rehab

Often, visitors to the site weren’t even sure where to find the front door.  We were tasked with replacing a small covered entry to make it accessible and reskinning the building to make it look less dated. A new covered deck would be added just outside the break room for employees to get some fresh… Continue reading Industrial Rehab

Multnomah Real Estate

Modern office meets historic building. The design makes the most of the street-facing location with a modern work environment perfectly juxtaposed with a 100-year-old building. The glass storefront highlights a well-appointed conference room—a space that reinforces the team’s focus on working together to achieve real estate goals. A welcoming entry provides easy access to a… Continue reading Multnomah Real Estate

Warehouse Rehab

Without the ability to reshape the volume, we proposed adding some shadow depth and proportion to give the structure more presence on the street. We kept the palette of materials industrial, using nominal framing members as the basis for the design. We sketched on the entry to provide more of a marker for the front… Continue reading Warehouse Rehab

Taylor Building

Trains still rumble through the industrial neighborhood a block from the site. If your timing is unlucky, you can end up waiting for a 50-car freight train to go by. But that is part of the charm of being a neighbor in this industrial district. The owners anticipated leasing the upgraded 1921 historic structure to… Continue reading Taylor Building

Studio

Carefully situated to be distinct once on site without being overly noticeable to the street, the studio is a quiet addition that complements the architecture of the 1954 ranch house without copying it. Gable roof, extended eaves, board and batten siding, single story. Similar but different. From the house, we often catch neighborhood walkers stopping… Continue reading Studio

Gateway Medical Clinic

The 1950s ranch-style building was built as a residence with an attached garage. Over time it was repurposed, room after room, into an office space. While the number of tenants increased, no significant renovations were undertaken. Every corner was occupied with no rhyme, reason or office relevancy. It became an official mess. In order to… Continue reading Gateway Medical Clinic