2012 NEWS


Kimbro Pool Opens (November 21, 2012)
ORB Architects on design team for new Woodland Park Zoo exhibit for otters and birds (August 20, 2012)
LEED Gold Certificates (July 9, 2012)
ORB Architects completes Colman Pool renovation (June 30, 2012)
Colman Pool update (May 9, 2012)
WoodlandPark Zoo Tiger & Sloth Bear Exhibits (April 23, 2012)

KIMBRO POOL OPENS AT JBLM

November 21, 2012 

Kimbro Pool has opened at Joint Base Lewis-McChord! Remodeled for Military family use. More water features are currently being installed.

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ORB DESIGNING NEW ZOO EXHIBIT FOR OTTERS AND BIRDS

ORB completing Phase 1 design of new small-clawed otter exhibit at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle 

RENTON, Washington-August 20, 2012-Construction is slated to begin in the fall on an exhibit for Asian small-clawed otters and a children's play area at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington. ORB Architects is the Architect of Record as a sub-consultant to project lead firm Studio Hanson/Roberts who is re-designing the Asian bears and tigers exhibit for the Woodland Park Zoo, which will house Malayan tigers, sloth bears, endangered turtles, songbirds, and small-clawed otters.

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LEED GOLD CERTIFICATES

July 9, 2012 

ORB is proud to be a leader in sustainable architecture and design. We have now received LEED Gold Certifications on 77 of our projects!

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ORB COMPLETES COLMAN POOL RENOVATION

June, 2012

RENTON, Washington—June 30,2012—ORB Architects completed required upgrades and renovations in time for Colman Pool to reopen on schedule on June 30, 2012 and in time to host the Senior Seattle Open Swim Meet on July 5, 6, and 7, 2012.


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COLMAN POOL UPDATE

May 9, 2012

Construction continues on the Colman Pool in Seattle! Teams are working hard to complete this project in time for the summer swim season!

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WOODLAND PARK ZOO TIGER AND SLOTH BEAR EXHIBIT

April 23, 2012

We bought a zoo! Well, not really - but we're ultra-proud to be working with Landscape Architects Studio Hansen/Roberts on the new tiger and bear exhibit at Woodland Park Zoo!

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About ORB Architects
Established in 1964, ORB Architects is a full-service architectural Small Business/Minority Business Enterprise firm. With a focus on community recreation and aquatic facilities, affordable housing, and military projects, ORB is committed to making a positive impact on our communities through design innovation and management expertise. For nearly 50 years ORB has provided architectural services to communities in the greater Northwest, working with municipal, state and federal agencies on a variety of people-oriented buildings that benefit communities and respect the environment.


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