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Oregon State Treasury

Salem, OR

The Oregon State Treasury Office Building is an impressive example of a state-of-the-art resilient and sustainable building. It boasts several certifications, including United States Resiliency, Platinum, Net Zero, and LEED Gold, making it a model of environmentally conscious and disaster-resistant design.

The building is 2 stories tall and spans 35,805 square feet. It is the first building in Oregon to be certified as United States Resiliency, Platinum, and the first in the country to be USRC base isolated. This means it is equipped to withstand a range of potential hazards, such as earthquakes (including a magnitude 9.0 quake from the Cascadia Subduction Zone), floods, wildfires, algae blooms, pandemics, windstorms, and volcanic eruptions.

Key sustainable features include:

1. Solar Photovoltaics
2. Electrical Distribution
3. Battery Energy Storage & Generator
4. Base Isolation
5. Net Zero Energy
6. Carbon Reduction
7. Radiant Floor Heating & Passive Ventilation
8. Server Room Heat Recovery
9. Biophilic Design
10. Alternate Water & Septic Systems
11. Energy Efficiency
12. Long Life Expectancy

Overall, the Oregon State Treasury Office Building serves as a remarkable example of resilient and sustainable architecture, showcasing how thoughtful design and integration of renewable technologies can create a safe, environmentally friendly, and future-proof structure.  To take a virtual tour of the building, click HERE.


36,000 sf


PJs Land Development LLC


United States Resiliency Platinum


AIA Oregon 2030 Commitment Award

National Association of Landscape Professionals - Gold

Northwest Wall & Ceiling Bureau - 2022 Project of the Year

© GBD Architects Incorporated 1120 NW Couch St., Suite 300 Portland, OR 97209 Tel. (503) 224-9656

©GBD Architects Incorporated

  • 1120 NW Couch St., Suite 300 Portland, OR 97209
  • (503) 224-9656