Kaiser Permanente – Gateway Medical Office Center – Portland Or
The Kaiser Gateway MOB is a big-box retail redevelopment project within the city of Portland’s Gateway District Pedestrian Enhancement and Design Development Overlay Zones. The project is pursuing LEED Gold in Healthcare and conforms to Kaiser Permanente’s 21 Steps to a Total Health Environment. Site specific components include the “Thrive Walk,” a meandering pathway with varied seating and views of nature, as well as the Patient and Visitor areas of Respite which provide both covered and uncovered seating opportunities with views of nature. In addition, there is a Staff Respite area with a variety of seating in the sun and shade with views of nature. This area also includes a Bocce Ball Court to encourage staff recreation. Plant varieties where chosen intentionally to provide year-around and seasonal interest wile thriving in the extreme weather conditions of East Portland. Kaiser Gateway MOB is currently under construction.