Performing Arts Building, Reed College

Portland, OR

Project Categories

Higher education and Civic + cultural

Business Type

A new, three-level performing arts building featuring three theatres, a technology center, faculty offices, as well as production support, and costume and scene studios


70,600 square feet


Opsis Architecture


Reed College

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Technology design

Architectural lighting design

Special features

  • Naturally ventilated winter garden with raidant floor heating
  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • Energy-efficient lighting design with occupancy sensors
  • Daylighting
  • Operable windows
  • Passive cooling