• Image courtesy of Josh Partee.

  • Image courtesy of Josh Partee.

  • Image courtesy of Josh Partee.

  • Image courtesy of Josh Partee.

  • Image courtesy of Josh Partee.

  • Image courtesy of Josh Partee.

  • Image courtesy of Josh Partee.

Marine Studies Initiative Building, Oregon State University

Newport, OR

Business Type

New academic and research facility

Size

72,000 square feet

Special features

  • One of the first ‘vertical evacuation’ tsunami sites in the United States for more than 900 people
  • Laboratory air systems with hydronic heat recovery
  • Control and duct-sizing to maximize air-side economizer hours and minimize cooling plant size
  • Hybrid and waterless urinals and low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • Illuminated evacuation ramp and tsunami warning beacon lights
  • Auditorium lighting serves dual-purpose for entertainment and as a teaching tool
  • Site lighting provides safety for students, and protection for the environment and night sky