MERCY CORPS HEADQUARTERS


 

Completion Date | 2009
Location | Portland, OR
Client | THA Architecture

The new approximately 80,000 sf headquarters for Mercy Corps is located in the Old Town district of Portland. It consists of a new 4-story 37,500 sf addition constructed adjacent to the existing 4-story 42,500 sf historic Skidmore Fountain Building. The Skidmore Fountain Building, originally consisting of unreinforced masonry walls and wood floor framing, underwent a complete seismic retrofit and was tied to the new steel framed addition. This project is LEED Platinum certified and features sustainable elements such as a green roof and roof mounted PV arrays.