WHPacific makes it on Oregon’s Top 10 Starts list-twice
June 1, 2010
3. Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center
PROJECT COST: $210 Million
Started: August 2009
Target Completion: Spring 2012
Owner: Kaiser Westside Medical Center
Primary Architect: Ellerbe Becket
Associate Architect: PKA
General Contractor: Andersen Construction
Engineers: Catena Consulting Engineers; Mazzetti Nash Lipsey Burch; WHPacific
Subcontractor: The Erection Co.
Photo: Ellerbe Becket
This new LEED-gold hospital, located in Hillsboro, is highlighted by a 289,762-sq-ft, four-story structure housing a combined 128-bed hospital with a diagnostics and treatment building with a nursing tower. The steel-framed structure links to an adjacent 110,000-sq-ft hospital support building, a five-story, steel-framed structure that will welcome patients and visitors via a grand entry rotunda. An adjacent 915-space parking structure will include green screen treatment on the façade plus 1.5-story serpentine brick screen walls.
The entire campus will be supported by a new 30,000-sq-ft structural steel framed central utility plant.
8. New High School in Redmond
PROJECT COST: $80 Million ($61.8M construction)
Started: September 2009
Target Completion: September 2012
Owner: Redmond School District
Design Firm: Dull Olson Weekes Architects
General Contractor: Skanska USA Building Inc.
Engineers: WH Pacific; Froelich Consulting Engineers; MFIA Inc. Consulting Engineers
Photo: Dull Olson Weekes Architects
Redmond’s new 277,000-sq-ft high school, pursuing LEED gold, will be a combination of one- and two-story buildings with a gym, theater and athletic fields. Nine small learning communities are located on two floors to the east end of the structure featuring clusters of classrooms, shared flex space and small group rooms to encourage team teaching. Unique aspects of the Career Tech Education program include a student-run teaching restaurant and a medical/dental lab.