urban design

KOIN Tower Lobby

Project
KOIN Tower is a downtown Portland landmark, and a striking part of the city’s skyline. Its interior, however, reflected a different era. When the building was sold, the new owners decided that it needed to be repositioned to provide what tenants are looking for in a modern Class A office environment. Mackenzie worked hand-in-hand with the brand strategists at Think Joule, and the building’s brand was comprehensively rethought. The renovation, as the physical illustration of this rethinking, thoroughly embraces modern Portland and refreshes what has long been an iconic downtown building. The...Learn more

Clay Creative

Project
Clay Creative was a major renovation project in the heart of Portland’s Central Eastside Industrial District. The warehouse that formerly occupied the site was almost entirely destroyed by fire in 2006. Mackenzie utilized what remained of the old building, and the project has resulted in a catalytic new mixed use property that fits seamlessly in the cultural context of the neighborhood. The building’s juxtaposition of brick and wood—it’s supported by a heavy timber structural system—is a natural fit for a bustling industrial area full of historic warehouses. The operable windows are large,...Learn more

DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital

Project
The DoveLewis Emergency and ICU animal hospital is the only 24-hour non-profit emergency animal hospital located in the northwest region of the United States. The two-story, 22,000 SF building on a 0.75-acre site is located in Northwest Portland. The facility includes a reception/waiting room, eight exam rooms, an emergency room, an intensive care unit, a blood bank, and X-ray and radiology services. The sterile core includes two surgery suites and a recovery area. The facility was designed with separate dog and cat wards to minimize stress for both pets and owners. There is a dedicated...Learn more
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