FIRST LOOK: De Paul Treatment Centers

De Paul Treatment Centers (Portland, Ore.), which gives drug and alcohol remedy to males, girls, youth, and households, presently delivers providers in a number of places in Portland, together with a downtown constructing that now not meets its wants. In January 2019, structure agency Holst Architecture (Portland) started schematic design of a brand new ground-up, purpose-built headquarters facility, which can present operational efficiencies, scale back duplication pushed by the present geographic separation of their amenities, and supply alternative for future growth.

The design of the brand new facility focuses on permitting sufferers to interact with remedy, nature, and one another in purpose-built indoor and outside therapeutic areas, with more room and practical adjacencies than offered in De Paul’s present buildings.

The 2-story facility will home a full continuum of holistic take care of habit remedy underneath one roof, together with  medical withdrawal administration, residential remedy, and outpatient providers together with neighborhood gathering areas for training, meeting, and celebration.

A trauma-informed design strategy guided the inclusion of ample bodily and visible entry to  the outside; the positioning of the reception desk to the facet for a less-imposing strategy; most openness with no blind corners or dead-end corridors; clear wayfinding; and a serene inside design palette of Western crimson cedar with a lightweight grey stain and a spread of impartial grays and calming blues.

The challenge incorporates hospitality design options together with a double-height foyer house with grand stair, fireside, and indoor/outside connection. The outside therapeutic backyard transitions from communal to contemplative, culminating within the “council ring” the place purchasers can meditate, chill out, and join with nature.


Venture particulars:

Facility identify: De Paul Treatment Centers

Location: Portland, Ore.

Anticipated completion date: August 2021

Proprietor: De Paul Treatment Centers

Whole constructing space: 53,400 sq. ft.

Whole building price: $18.three million (funds)

Price/sq. ft.: $275/sq. ft.

Structure agency: Holst Structure

Panorama Structure: Floor Workshop

Inside design: Holst Structure

Normal contractor: R&H Development

Engineering: Säzän Group (MEP); Catena Consulting Engineers (structural); Vega Civil Engineering (civil)

Builder: R&H Development

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