Shepherd’s House Redmond Center – Redmond, OR


Shepherd’s House Redmond Center Central Oregon has seen a troubling 28% spike in homelessness in just one year. In response to this pressing issue, Shepherd's House took a proactive step by opening Redmond's first low-barrier houseless shelter. This is a game-changer because, for nearly a decade, they've been running a seasonal cold-weather shelter, continually searching for new locations each year. When an opportunity arose in the form of a former restaurant, our team swiftly assessed the space, diligently examined zoning and building codes, and enthusiastically embarked [...]

Crook County Justice Center – Prineville, OR


CROOK COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER A Balance Between Traditional and Contemporary Crook County has experienced steady growth for decades. To continue to provide public safety services to the community and reduce court delays, the County is planning for a new, all-encompassing Justice Center to replace the aging 1909 historic courthouse. The new building will house three courtrooms, supporting spaces, offices for the District Attorney, Victim’s Advocate, and the Juvenile Department, along with space for the Sherriff’s Department. Efficient and safe court functions are the main priorities. [...]

Colonia Paz – Lebanon, OR


COLONIA PAZ Connecting Culture and Community Lebanon is an agricultural community with nearly 20,000 residents. FHDC asked Pinnacle to help plan a multi-phase affordable housing development to support the community’s needs. The 140-home community is comprised of five buildings and is designed around a wetland. The surrounding area is a mix of commercial and residential and is situated near schools and social service providers. The design reflects Lebanon’s culture and 2040 vision, “optimism for a bright future.” A vital part of the project's success involved a [...]

Midtown Place – Redmond, OR


MIDTOWN PLACE A Vision for Energizing Redmond’s Mid-Town Workforce families fuel Central Oregon's economy but struggle to provide for their families due to Central Oregon's inflated housing rates. Midtown Place will provide stable housing for 47 families who earn up to 80% of Redmond's median income. Part of the City's Mid-Town Plan, this catalyst project aims to energize the area, connect the residential zone to the East and commercial area to the West, and create a sense of place. With a bold statement on NE [...]

Lakeview Gardens – Lakeview, OR


LAKEVIEW GARDENS A New Way of Living for Seniors in Oregon Lake Health District is taking a different approach to senior living in their south-central Oregon community with a new cottage modeled project. Transitioning away from an institutional, one-size-fits-all philosophy, these three cottages are moving towards “person-directed care” that emphasizes a meaningful life, empowers staff, and replicates the feeling of home. This new approach manifests in both operations and design. Pinnacle Architecture teamed up with SWBR Architects, a New York Green House specialist, and Adroit [...]

Hearts for Health – Enterprise, OR


HEARTS FOR HEALTH An Integrated Approach to Wellness Hearts for Health is a progressive, community-based program focused on integrating physical and mental health to enrich the lives of Wallowa County residents. Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness, which provides addiction and behavioral health services, teamed with Winding Waters Medical Clinic to develop a space to support their forward-thinking approaches to rural wellness. The new clinic combines medical, mental health, pharmacy, dental, childcare/classroom education space, and a shared employee break room. The central check-in for all services [...]

Crest Butte Apartments – Bend, OR


CREST BUTTE APARTMENTS Creating a Sense of Community Crest Butte Apartments, designed for Section 8 lower-income families, provides a springboard for those who struggle to make ends meet. The renovation offers a sense of home that is welcoming, secure, and somewhere to be proud. By using budget-conscious materials, additional lighting, and native landscaping, this renovation transformed the former dark and sullen buildings into a home for residents within budget. Innovative design ideas include using concrete, fiber cement, and metal wiring in new and inventive ways. [...]

Ochoco School Crossing – Prineville, OR


OCHOCO SCHOOL CROSSING New Life for a Vacant Elementary School When Ochoco Elementary School closed in Prineville after seven decades, an opportunity presented itself. Housing Works, Central Oregon’s regional housing authority, began planning to transform the school into Ochoco School Crossing, a 42,000 SF apartment community for individuals and families who earn at or below fifty percent of the area’s median income. With a vacancy rate near zero, the community needed affordable housing. “Schools provide an excellent structure to adapt to housing. Classrooms with their [...]

Liberty Park Village – Klamath Falls, OR


LIBERTY PARK VILLAGE A Safe Home for Veterans When planning for a new veteran housing community, creating a sense of safety and community were top priorities. Many of the residents may be experiencing PTSD or other mental health conditions; therefore, every aspect of the project was viewed through a human-centered design lens. Focusing on the needs of those who use the space. The layout of the two buildings creates a central courtyard where the eight one-bedroom homes open to well-lit walkways. The front exterior entrances [...]

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