Skylab Architecture HQ

Photo credit to Eric Fortier

Overview

Bldg system
Mass Timber Tenant Improvement

Completion Year
Summer 2023

Sq. footage
10,000

CPI helped build out the mass timber interior office spaces in Skylab Architecture’s new headquarters, located in Portland’s NW industrial area. The space itself is made up of two repurposed steel buildings, along with an adjacent storage yard. The interior of the steel hanger-style buildings’ somewhat cold and industrial features contrast beautifully against the warm, inviting tones of the wood grain in the CLT and glulam materials. Inside the building, there are four 15-foot tall trees in the large open working area, creating a truly biophilic environment for the designers to enjoy. During the warmer months, the large garage doors can be opened, allowing the employees to transition easily from inside to out.

Specifications

Building Type:
Commercial/Office

Material Types:
Cross Laminated Timber Panels, Glulam Beams

Design Team

GC: Lorentz Bruun

ARCHITECT: Skylab

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: Valar Consulting Engineers

DEVELOPER: Skylab

SUPPLIER: Smartlam

Construction Photos

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