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Lease Crutcher Lewis

September 4, 2013

Lease Crutcher Lewis’ (LCL) Portland office features 14,500 sq. feet of creative office space on two floors. Previously housed in downtown Portland’s historic Galleria Building, LCL was looking for a new home to showcase their love of raw materials, craftsmanship, and incorporate their culture of collaboration; the Culver Building renovation at SW 12th and Alder, ...

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Orrick

November 14, 2011

In 2008, GBD completed a new corporate office for the international law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Orrick). Located on the second floor of the Blitz-Weinhard Brewhouse Tower in Portland’s famous Brewery Blocks, the office is approximately 10,000 sq. feet. Designers chose salvaged, non-living Manzanita branches from northern California for the main lobby (in ...

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TriMet Park Avenue Garage

December 12, 2014

The Design objective for the TriMet Park Avenue Garage is to provide the City of Milwaukie, Oregon with a parking structure that meets all of the requested performance and cost criteria, but do so in a manner in which nature and building are beautifully entwined. The TriMet Park Avenue Garage is a 2.5-level, 3-bay park ...

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John Ross – South Waterfront

December 8, 2012

Designed to be the seventh-tallest building in Portland, the John Ross condominium tower is the second in a series of “point towers” in Portland’s famous South Waterfront district. GBD formed a joint venture with TVA Architects, Inc. for the design of the John Ross. Consisting of a single, 31-story tower located adjacent to a four-story ...

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The Gerding Theater – Brewery Blocks

November 13, 2012

Since the late 1800s, the historic Armory has served multiple purposes, including home to the First Regiment Militia. In 2006, it was given new life as a performing arts theater; Portland Center Stage chose to move to there for a more intimate theater experience. The main stage seats 599 patrons, while the studio theater capacity ...

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The Janey

November 13, 2012

The Janey mixed-use development is located on a quarter-block in Portland’s world-famous Pearl District. It is a 44,500 sq. foot building with five stories of market-rate apartments over ground-level retail and parking. The first level contains approximately 2,600 sq. feet of retail and an innovative, mechanized parking system. Housing levels two through six include 50 ...

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TBA: 13

January 14, 2014

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s (PICA) Time Based Art (TBA) festival occurs each September, establishing an internationally recognized venue for contemporary performance art. GBD supported the ten-day festival in 2013 by designing the built environment at the event’s primary venue space, titled “The Works.” The location of “The Works” changes each year, and for this ...

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Oxbow 49

March 2, 2017

Oxbow 49 contains 166 market rate apartments in southwest Portland’s John’s Landing Neighborhood. In a neighborhood of predominantly surface parking suburban design solutions, the design team crafted an urban place to live outside Portland’s Central City with an exterior skin comprised predominantly of a custom brick blend, with stucco and metal panel accents. The building ...

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PCC Sylvania Campus

March 8, 2017

As PCC Sylvania’s bond architect from 2008 – 2016, GBD spent eight years working on a number of building renovation projects. Our work included 160,000 square feet of renovation, two new buildings, as well as site improvements. The work scope included upgrades to existing buildings, as well as architectural and interior improvements to classrooms, laboratories ...

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Oregon Sustainability Center

December 10, 2012

The Oregon Sustainability Center (OSC) is the collaborative vision of a unique public/private partnership between city and state government, higher education, non-proft organizations and the business community. The project’s mission is to create a world-classcenter of excellence in sustainability that celebrates and nurtures the values and strengths of Oregon’s leadership in climate change, land use ...

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©GBD Architects Incorporated

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