Client: Robertson, Merryman, Barnes Architects
Building Size: 40,000 sf
Project Cost: $12.8 million
Interface provided electrical, mechanical, plumbing and lighting design for both the interior and exterior of the Classical Chinese Garden, a historically accurate Ming Dynasty garden occupying an entire city block in Portland’s Chinatown district. The garden celebrates Portland’s sister city relationship with Suzhou, a city of six million along China’s central coast known for its beautiful garden. Opened in September 2000, the garden features waterfalls, rockeries, courtyards, ponds, covered bridges, a teahouse and other buildings.