The Design Commission has approved a new building on the Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) Marquam Hill campus. The five story OHSU Elks Children’s Eye Clinic will be connected to the existing Casey Eye Institute on SW Campus Drive. The project is being designed by Seattle-based architects NBBJ with Portland based landscape architects Mayer/Reed.
This is an updated version of a post originally published on March 4th 2016.
Construction is underway on two new OHSU buildings in their emerging South Waterfront campus, both designed by ZGF Architects. The project will include the Center for Health and Healing (CHH) South, a 15 story, 244′-7″ tall ambulatory hospital and research building on Block 29. On Block 28 the 11 story Rood Family Pavilion is planned, which will include a parking garage and a total of 76 rooms available to patients receiving outpatient treatment at OHSU.
The Design Commission has approved the OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building. The 7 story, 332,000 sq ft building by SRG Partnership and Mayer Reed landscape architects will include a conference center, research laboratory space, research support functions, ground level retail, and offices. Two levels of below grade parking will be provided.
The Design Commission has approved designs for a remodel of the Portland State University Peter Stott center, which will include the creation of the new Viking Pavilion. The project by Woofter Architecture, Sink Combs Dethlefs Architects and Lango Hansen Landscape Architects will create a new multi-purpose arena with seating for 3,400 people in the heart of the PSU Campus. As reported in March of last year, the building will also be used by OHSU, who are contributing part of the funding. Other functions to be located in the building include new classroom space, offices, a cafe and a student lounge. 62 short-term bike parking spaces will be provided. No vehicular parking is proposed.
ZGF Architects have gone in front of the Design Commission with proposals for the OHSU Center for Health and Healing (CHH) South. The two block development will include a 15 story, 378,160 sq ft ambulatory hospital and research building on South Waterfront Block 29. A skybridge will connect the new building to the existing Center for Health and Healing, located directly to the north. On Block 28 an 11 story patient housing and parking garage structure will be built.
Woofter Architecture and Sink Combs Dethlefs Architects have gone before the Design Commission with proposals for the Portland State University Viking Pavilion. The project will create a new multi-purpose arena with seating for 3,500 people in the heart of the PSU Campus. As reported in March of this year, the building will also be used by OHSU, who are contributing part of the funding. Other functions to be located in the building include new classroom space, offices, a cafe and a student lounge.
SRG Partnership and Mayer Reed landscape architects have returned in front of the Design Commission for a second Design Advice hearing for the Knight Cancer Research Building. The 7 story research building will include a conference center, research laboratory space, research support functions, ground level retail, and offices. Two levels of below grade parking will be provided. A roof terrace with views to the river will be located at the 6th floor.
OHSU Center for Health & Healing South
The delay in implementing the planned increases in Parks Systems Development Charges will save OHSU $1 million, according to a story in The Oregonian. OHSU is currently moving ahead with the Center for Health and Healing South and the Knight Cancer Research Building. The latter is scheduled to return before the Design Commission for a second Design Advice hearing on September 24th.
As reported by the KATU, the Facebook group ‘Stop Demolishing Portland‘ held a protest at the corner of N Williams and Fremont. Almost 20 people turned up to protest nearby developments, which include the Cook Street Apartments, One North and Carbon12.
BikePortland reported on Sideyard, a proposed building on Block 76W of the Burnside Bridgehead that may include a bike through window. The 20,000 sq ft building by Skylab and Key Development is proposed for the sliver of land across the street from Yard (formerly Block 67).
An article in the Portland Mercury looked at the state laws that restrict ways to fund affordable housing.
Lastly, KOIN featured Next Portland in a story about developments in Portland.
ZGF Architects have returned in front of the Design Commission for a second Design Advice Request concerning the OHSU Center for Health & Healing South. The $200 million project will include two new buildings on adjacent blocks in South Waterfront. The proposed building on Block 29 will include five floors of “ambulatory hospital”, which OHSU defines as facilities for “highly complex outpatient surgeries & invasive procedures”. Above this is a cancer center, where clinical trials by the Knight Cancer Institute will be performed.
Block 28 will include above grade parking, and five floors of subsidized guest housing for people receiving care in the adjacent facilities. New conference facilities will be located on the ground floor of Block 28, facing onto SW Curry St.
James Beard Public Market
Designs for the James Beard Public Market were released by Snøhetta. Portland Architecture provided extensive coverage of the announcement, where Snøhetta founding partner Craig Dykers spoke about how they arrived at the design.
OHSU has raised the $500 million match needed to gift from Phil Knight. The money will help the university move ahead with the Center for Health & Healing South and the Knight Cancer Research Building.
Also at OHSU, Portland Monthly had a look at the soon to open Treehouse Apartments by Lever Architecture. The apartments are a rare residential development on Marquam Hill.
The Portland City Council approved a ‘make or break’ deal with ZRZ Realty that will spur development on the Zidell Yards.
Upcoming micro restaurant spot The Zipper has lined up another tenant: Paydirt, a new bar by the people behind The Old Gold.
Creative agency Swift has signed a lease for 30,000 sq ft of office space at the under construction 1638 NW Overton building.
The City is considering whether developers should be able to receive extra density for affordable housing.