• Photo courtesy of Josh Partee.

Willow Creek, Portland Community College

Portland, OR

Project Categories

LEED Platinum and Higher education

Business Type

Vocational classrooms, computer laboratories, and offices

Size

100,000 square feet

Architect

GBD Architects

Owner

Portland Community College

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

LEED Platinum

36

Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Platinum

Progress Report

Achieved 36% energy efficiency

Special features

  • Rainwater reclamation
  • Natural ventilation
  • Advanced occupancy-control system