PSU Academic Building and Student Recreation Center

Category Education
Location Portland, OR
Owner Portland State University
Architect Yost Grube Hall Architecture
Eng KPFF
GC Skanska USA

This $73 million project consisted of a six-story, 208,000-square-foot building with academic and office space, an auditorium, the City of Portland Archives, seven retail spaces and a student recreation center. The recreation center offers three basketball courts, a track, a 36-foot climbing wall and a six-lane, 25-meter swimming pool on the second, third and fourth floors of this LEED Gold certified building. Inspections included reinforced concrete, post-tension concrete, epoxy grouted anchors, structural steel fabrication and erection, and ultrasonic testing.