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Using green infrastructure, the hospital infiltrates 100% of its stormwater on site for a 100-year storm event, stimulating vigorous plant growth that leads to improved care through benefits of biophilia. (KPFF + ZGF Project)

Sustainable Features:

  • Extensive use of porous pavement in parking lots to reduce runoff volume.

  • Rain garden cleans water from driveways and roof areas.

  • Irrigation is provided via a well recharged by infiltration of rainwater.

  • Flow-through planters are used to conserve site area for multimodal circulation and restorative gardens.

  • Green roofs are integrated into patient care experience via balconies and structured plazas.

  • Subsurface and surface infiltration are located to optimize multiuse surface areas


  • 2006 Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon, Top Project

  • 2009 ACEC Oregon Engineering Excellence Grand Award

  • 2009 Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon, Top Project #1, Private Buildings, more than $50M

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