• Photo courtesy of Eckert & Eckert.

Maseeh College, Portland State University

Portland, OR

Project Categories

Higher education

Business Type

Classrooms, offices, and laboratories for civil and mechanical engineering departments

Size

134,000 square feet

Architect

ZGF Architects

Owner

Portland State University

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Architectural lighting design

LEED Gold

50

Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements

40

Percent better water efficiency

than code requirements

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Gold

Progress Report

Achieved 50% energy efficiency
Achieved 40% potable water efficiency

Special features

  • Open-loop geothermal heating and cooling system
  • Daylit atrium and natural ventilation stack
  • Variable-volume laboratory exhaust system
  • Stormwater harvesting