TESTIMONIALS

 

UPGRADES AT SIX KING COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY PROPERTIES

"ORB Architects has always been sensitive to the overall project requirements, budget, impacts, and needs of the KCHA staff and residents. Their designs are pleasing without costing a huge amount for construction."

Steve Jefferis, Project Manager, KCHA

ARMY FAMILY REPLACEMENT HOUSING AT FORT WAINWRIGHT

"ORB Architects has performed outstanding services as the Architect of Record on our design-build team. ORB's work has been exceptionally creative, while at the same time attentive to constructability considerations to enable the delivery of best value to our federal government clients. ORB Architects is a very nimble firm, which produces very accurate drawings and associated work product on time and on budget — without exception. Finally, working with ORB's principals has been and continues to be a rewarding, enjoyable, and refreshing experience."

Jake Jacobson, Executive Vice President, Osborne Construction Company

SPOKANE VALLEY POOL UPGRADES AT VALLEY MISSION,
PARK ROAD, AND TERRACE VIEW POOLS

"Thank you for an outstanding job at the public meetings and for your informative presentation to City Council. From my perspective, it couldn't have gone any smoother. Thank you for listening carefully to the public and delivering a plan that is tailor-made to the City of Spokane Valley. My compliments to ORB."

Mike Jackson, Deputy City Director, City of Spokane Valley

PORTLAND MULTI-SITE COMBINED POOL UPGRADES

"You guys did a great job on finding just the right balance for Pier Pool—it looks great. I understand that attendance has doubled."

Richard Bosch, Former Project Manager, Portland Parks & Recreation

MULTIPLE PROJECTS

"ORB was able to quickly and efficiently provide the necessary relevant information to maintain the rapid pace of the building construction required by the client."

Reginald Hartso, President, Straightline Construction

DEER PARK RECREATION AND AQUATIC FACILITY

"You and your folks were great to work with!"

Roger Krieger, Director of Community Services, City of Deer Park

STEWART HEIGHTS OUTDOOR ZERO-DEPTH POOL

"I've been managing projects for 20 years now, but I've never seen such a complex project combined with such a short timeline and so many hurdles to cross. I feel the success of this project is directly due to the professionalism of you and the team you assembled. You met all of your target dates, were able to keep within a constantly changing budget, and navigated through a myriad of obstacles thrown your way. The result is a project that the community is very proud of, and you should be, too. "

Curtis L. Hancock, Project Manager, Metro Parks Tacoma

WHISPERING FIRS GOLF CLUBHOUSE AT McCHORD AFB

"We have worked on several projects with ORB, and they have always been good to work with. We were thrilled to team up with them on this design-build project."

Rick McDonald, Project Manager, Pease Construction

FIFE SWIMMING POOL INVESTIGATION

"We appreciated being kept informed of findings and timeliness of the process, and our staff appreciated being part of the loop."

Michael Lafreniere, Former Director, Fife Parks & Recreation

SOUTHWOOD SQUARE APARTMENTS

"KCHA can strongly recommend ORB. We are very satisfied with their performance, particularly in the areas of identifying deficiencies, developing specifications and budgets, contract administration and general overall understanding of their client's requirements."

John Batstone, Project Manager, King County Housing Authority

BELLEVUE WARM WATER POOL

"ORB's patience and support through a very long design and construction process is to be commended."

Dale Cook, Project Manager, City of Bellevue

FAWCETT SENIOR APARTMENTS RENOVATION

"Once again, ORB has been an excellent member of our team, a real problem-solver and very responsive..."

Tina Hansen, Modernization Manager, Tacoma Housing Authority

BERGERSON TERRACE APARTMENTS

"ORB has done an excellent job once again for the housing authority."

Tina Hansen, Project Manager, Tacoma Housing Authority

MILITARY HOUSING AT FORT LEWIS

LETTER OF COMMENDATION: From Directorate of Engineering and Housing at Fort Lewis, Washington, for "...outstanding efforts/performance on $7.2 million of multifamily housing renovation and repair."

Mr. Jack Tate, A-E Coordinator

"M" STREET SCOPING STUDY

"Tacoma Housing Authority is very satisfied with the continuous performance of ORB Architects and I would personally recommend them as a firm that pays close attention to detail."

Tina Hansen, Modernization Manager, Tacoma Housing Authority

EVERGREEN PLAYGROUND

LETTER OF COMMENDATION: Project Rating: Excellent – In recognition of outstanding effort: Evergreen Playground, Fort Lewis, Washington. The Letter of Commendation stated, "your firm was selected to accomplish this highly sensitive project because of performance on past projects for the Seattle District... The project was scoped, negotiated and the design completed in record time. (You went beyond the call of duty by beating the scheduled design c ompletion date.) The professionalism demonstrated by your willingness to work with the entire Seattle District Team in order to insure that a quality product was provided was commendable. Thanks again for your responsiveness, your professionalism and your willingness to not only take a risk, but your ability to achieve 'the impossible'."

Lt. Colonel Rex N. Osborne, Acting District Engineer



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