Sunset High School

Project Description

New administration wing and classroom additions with an infill of an existing courtyard for use as a cafeteria; also replaced the domestic water system.

Construction Materials

Wood framing was used to match the character of the existing building and reduce costs.

Unique Features

Maintaining lower roof heights and providing space for mechanical and ceilings while matching the character of the existing school.  Exposed clerestory windows were incorporated to provide natural light.

Design Challenges

Avoiding snow drifting on the existing building to minimize framing upgrades.

Innovative Design

Architectural cantilever masonry columns for the lateral system of the in-filled courtyard and triangular shaped administration addition.





Location: Beaverton, OR

Size: 27,000 sf


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