After two successful years, PIVOT Architecture is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 PIVOT Fellowship are now being accepted. Application deadline is March 1, 2019. The Fellowship term runs from June to September.
The Fellowship is open to University of Oregon BARCH, BIARCH, MARCH, and MIARCH students for the summer preceding their final year of study. One student will be selected following an application process that includes review of the candidates’ proposals for a project of their choice to be executed over the summer of the Fellowship.
Advertisement for Chintimini Senior and Community Center Construction Bids
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS City of Corvallis Chintimini Senior and Community Center Building and Site Improvement Project
Sealed bids for the construction of improvements to Chintimini Senior and Community Center Building and associated site improvements, Project No. 673237, will be received at the Parks and Recreation Department, 1310 SW Avery Park Dr. Corvallis, OR 97333, until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2019 at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read.
The work consists of:
Building Addition. The approximate 2,500 sf building addition is comprised of a concrete foundation, concrete slab on grade, wood framed walls and roof structure, single ply roofing, fire sprinklers, HVAC system, and power, lighting, and low voltage systems, and other improvements as shown on the drawings.
Building Renovation. The approximate 5,500 sf existing building renovation includes office relocations, lobby and reception improvements, restroom improvements, MEP improvements, addition of a fire sprinkler system, the addition of a new entrance and vestibule, casework, and other improvements as shown on the drawings.
Parking lot improvements. A new parking lot with earthwork, paving, pavement markings, landscaping, lighting, storm water management upgrades, and other improvements as shown on the drawings.
Other site improvements. Site improvements, including developed courtyard space north and south of the existing building, sidewalks, enhanced plant areas, irrigation improvements, fencing to screen equipment, site amenities, utilities serving the building and other improvements as shown on the drawings.
The bid documents for this project will be available for downloading on March 14, 2019 after 9 am, from http://www.publicpurchase.com. Hard copies will be available for viewing at the mandatory pre-bid meeting. All who are known by the City to have received a complete set of the document will receive notification when additional items are posted through Public Purchase.
This is a public works contract subject to ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting is required for this project. There are two dates available, Wednesday, March 20th and Tuesday, March 26th. Contractors are required to attend ONE of the pre-bid meetings. Both of the mandatory meetings will be held at Chintimini Senior & Community Center located at 2601 NW Tyler Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330. Parking in this area can be difficult. Please allow time for locating parking.
The mandatory pre-bid meetings will begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. Potential bidders arriving more than 10 minutes late will not be admitted.
The City encourages small, minority- and women-owned businesses to bid.
For more information, contact Jacqueline Rochefort, 541-766-6468. Hearing and Speech Impaired: Contact Oregon Telecommunications Service 7-1-1.
PIVOT Architecture Announces New Hires
PIVOT is pleased to welcome new team members!
Rakshya Gauchan, Associate AIA, is a designer with a background in Architecture and Urban Design. Prior to joining PIVOT, Rakshya worked at various architecture firms in Toronto and Calgary. She is a place-maker at heart and wields ample creativity in sustainable design. Rakshya has a Masters of Architecture from University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.
Luis Erazo is a maker of things, a product designer, and a multimedia fabricator. With a Masters in Architecture from the University of Oregon in tow, he expanded his glassblowing artistry working for a local glass company. Luis brings his extensive knowledge of fabrication to PIVOT’s design culture and is an engaged team member on several active projects.
Josh Gren is PIVOT’s new marketing coordinator. He comes from an arts background where, over the last decade, he created signature marketing campaigns for non-profit arts organizations in the Midwest and along the West Coast. Josh holds an MBA and an MFA from California State University, Long Beach.
Michelle Schuett comes to PIVOT from the great outdoors where she has worked in youth job training and environmental conservation projects. She brings diverse experience and strong project management skills to her new role as PIVOT’s Project Assistant. Michelle has a Bachelor of Science in Recreation Park and Tourism Science from Texas A&M University.
Notice of Meeting: Chintimini Senior Community Center Building and Chintimini Park
The City of Corvallis will conduct an informational meeting about two upcoming construction projects planned to begin June 2019 at the Chintimini Senior Community Center Building and Chintimini Park. The meeting will be held March 5, 2019 at 3:00 at the Chintimini Senior Community Center located at 2601 NW Tyler Ave, Corvallis, Oregon 97330. The meeting is non-mandatory.
The projects include:
Building and Site Improvements. The work consists of construction of an approximately 2,500 sf, one story addition and renovation of approximately 4,450 sf existing building area to the Chintimini Senior Community Center in Corvallis, Oregon, construction of an approximately 41,500 sf parking lot, and associate site improvement around the building and parking lot. The building addition is wood framed on a concrete slab with a sloped roof.
Park Improvements. Improvements to the northwest corner of the existing park, including new park equipment, concrete curbs and sidewalks, improved playground, installation of new restroom building, pickleball courts, fencing, and other improvements as shown on the drawings.