MW8 Apartments

Portland, Oregon

A shared micro apartment designed for students and office workers in Portland, Oregon's Central City, the housing block sits next to Portland State University. The 8-story building, with ground floor commercial space, offers sustainable transportation: ample bicycle, regional light rail, streetcar, bus, and pedestrian access. With private sleeping rooms and operable windows, the three-bedroom/two-bathroom units are 900sf to 950sf.

  • Salvageable light-weight steel and concrete using fire-resistive technology
  • Power reducing convection heating
  • Exterior rigid insulation with closed-cell foam insulation for superior air resistance
  • Storm water and green-roof technology by flow-through storm water planters
  • Architect of Record
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