B76 Building in Portland, Oregon

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B76 Building in Portland, Oregon

Mixed-Use Portland Architecture Development – design by Skylab Architecture

May 22, 2019

B76 Building

Architects: Skylab

Location: Portland, Oregon, USA

B76 Building in Portland Oregon

The B76 Building is a wedge shaped 20,000 sq. ft. building featuring a CLT structural system.

B76 Building in Portland

B76 was designed as a working-class building aimed at public transportation connectivity, pedestrian openness, and bicycle priority access. It is positioned centrally in the new eastside community envisioned by the Burnside Bridgehead Framework plan. The ground floor will be activated by storefronts along third avenue and a work space above. This new building program will also reintegrate a pedestrian stair down from the Burnside Bridge level to third avenue akin to the original stairs that previously existed.

B76 Building by Skylab Architecture

B76 Building in- Portland Oregon

This wedge-shaped 20,000 sq ft building will feature a new CLT structural system with open ground level commuter oriented retail environments for daily guests and tenants. The workspace above will be wrapped in brick masonry with the building acting as an anchor for the Burnside Bridge and a gateway to the eastside community.

Portland Building design by Skylab Architecture

Portland Building by Skylab Architecture

Site Characteristics/Constraints
A leftover berm space was created when the City of Portland built the new one-way Couch Street couplet reconnecting the roadway to the Burnside Bridge. This Central Eastside site is located at the geographic heart of the City of Portland and at the edge of the daily commuter flow of automobiles, bikes and pedestrians. The development helps to strengthen the connection between the eastside community and the westside downtown urban core. Also located in the neighborhood is the world-renowned Burnside Skatepark, constructed on an adjacent leftover city space beneath the Burnside Bridge and leased to the skate community. The building development team has additionally leased a small space under the bridge adjacent to b76 and the skate park for food carts. This will extend the Third Avenue ground level retail environment into the forgotten and unused urban spaces full of creative potential.

B76 Building in- Portland Oregon

B76 Building, Portland, OR – Building Information

Architects: Skylab

Project Size: 20,000 sq. ft.
Estimated Completion: May 2019
Program: Commercial Office and Retail
Zoning Constraints: Commercial and Retail uses only with no parking or loading.

Construction Systems: CLT
Developer: Key Development

B76 Building in- Portland Oregon

Photography: Stephen Miller and Skylab

B76 Building in Portland, Oregon images / information received 220519 from v2com newswire

Location: Portland, OR, USA




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