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Riverplace Parcel 3 Construction Tour

June 20, 2018

AIA Portland Emerging Professionals Committee Construction Tours

8.14  Level 03 Slap Pour + Garage Rough-in
10.10  Level 07 Slab Pour + Exterior Framing
Each tour takes place 3:30-5PM and is limited to 15 participants.

Visitors are expected to wear appropriate clothing: pants, shirts with sleeves and boots with little to no heels.


Riverplace Parcel 3 is a two-block parcel located in the Riverplace District in downtown Portland. The first phase, West Building, is currently under construction. The West Building will be a 13 story, affordable housing project consisting of 203 units with a one story daylit parking garage. The project broke ground in January 2018 and is scheduled to complete in July 2019.
Attendees will:
  1. Observe the early stages of construction (Completed mass excavation, structural piling activities and see progress on the foundation system/ pile cap installation).
  2. Hear from Ankrom Moisan, Architect of Record, on the design and overall goals of the project.
              a.       LEED Gold For Homes
              b.      203 units of Affordable Housing
              c.       Project Phasing
              d.      Structural System
  3. Construction team will address the overall site logistics and challenges of working on a urban project and site with contaminated soils
  4. Review the construction schedule and forthcoming stages of construction.