A new standard in permanent and temporary shelters, Bud Clark Commons represents an innovative and aesthetically-conscious step in Portland’s Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness. The project features smart and sustainable design while integrating landscaping, sculpture and green elements. (KPFF Project)
LEED platinum certification.
53% reduction of regulated potable water.
52% of rainwater from maximum anticipated 24-hour, two-year storm event managed onsite.
Greywater harvesting system captures water from showers and washing machines to flush toilets, reducing water needs.
Rainwater is collected from ecoroofs and daylighted/exhibited in upper and lower courtyards via stormwater planters featuring public art.
Solar-powered hot water system meets almost all hot water needs for the building, year-round.
Low-flow plumbing fixtures.
Drought-tolerant native plants.