First Tech Federal Credit Union
For us, it’s always been about putting people first. We wanted to create a sense of community for our team.
President & CEO
Design a down-to-earth and fiscally responsible corporate campus that truly reflects First Tech's "People First" motto. Provide workspace for up to 900 employees that supports a variety of positions and balances security needs with employee community and connection.
In direct response to the client's "People First" motto, design decisions were made through the lens of health, comfort, and happiness for employees. Every workstation has equal access to natural light and views to the outdoors, and the exposed cross-laminated timber and glulam structure lends warmth and tactility. The project's sustainable achievements are a direct result of deep collaboration with the client and are proof that sustainable design can also be fiscally responsible.
Wood Design & Building Citation Award, 2018
International Mass Timber Conference, selected project for Portland building tour, 2019
AIA Northwest & Pacific Region Merit Award, 2019
IIDA Design Excellence in Office Award, 2019