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Construction has started on the expansion to R+L Carrier's transfer facility in northwest Portland. The 24,000 SF expansion nearly doubles the area of R+L's unloading/loading space and will allow for better logistics and improved workflow. Site improvements in the form of parking reconfiguration and additional landscaping are part of the project.
Livermore Architecture & Engineering supported Joseph Hughes Construction on this project with architecture and structural engineering, as well as management of civil engineering and landscape architecture.

IMEX_01_012202bw with feather edge[intro]Livermore Architecture & Engineering has completed countless successful industrial projects over the years - we consider these to be our specialty. Industrial buildings have special requirements and considerations that make them unique relative to other commercial buildings. We believe in a methodical, iterative design process to arrive at the best possible design for an industrial facility.[/intro]

Defining the Needs: A successful design starts with a clear understanding of the owner’s requirements. We have developed questionnaires and an interview process specific to industrial projects to help the entire team develop a clear picture of the project needs. Designing for Safety: Building codes are important for all projects, but are critically important for industrial buildings that may contain hazardous materials or processes. Early in the project, we develop a code analysis to highlight potential compliance concerns so they do not become surprises later on. Understanding Special Considerations: Industrial buildings have special needs such as adequate space for truck movement and loading; equipment placement and anchorage; employee facilities and movement; durable finishes; racks for support of piping and ductwork. We draw on our extensive experience when incorporating these items into the design. Keeping Costs Under Control: We work with the owner to develop a realistic budget and design to that budget. We understand that capital costs are a critical part of a new industrial facility. Working with Contractors: We have worked on projects with many different delivery methods including Design-Build and Design-Bid-Build. We view the contractor as an integral part of the team and welcome their feedback during the design of the project. Working as an Integrated Design Team: Our architects and structural engineers work closely together (we’re in the same room!) to ensure that the two disciplines are closely coordinated. In addition, we have a network of trusted consulting engineers for other systems such as mechanical, electrical, and civil. [button link="?p=2436"]Food Processing Design Approach →[/button]

[intro] Livermore Architecture & Engineering is always on the lookout for qualified and motivated individuals who thrive at collaboration and creative problem solving. Please e‐mail Jobs@LivermoreAE.com with a cover letter and resume. If responding to a particular posting, be sure to reference it in your e‐mail’s subject line. [/intro] SPECIFIC POSITIONS FOR HIRE Architectural Associate      Description Livermore Architecture & Engineering (LAE) is an architectural design and structural engineering firm located in Portland, Oregon, specializing in commercial and industrial​ building types. We currently have projects throughout the west coast and southeast. LAE provides a friendly, positive work environment where each employee is given considerable responsibility for the design and management of her or his projects. We offer competitive salaries and incentive compensation, 401K plan, health benefits, and company-paid continuing education. Supporting the career development of our staff is a core value of LAE. We currently have a position for a talented, intelligent, and hard-working individual. Candidate Requirements: Degree in Architecture from an NAAB accredited college. 2-4 years of work experience on commercial projects, including schematic design and construction documents. Ability to work independently in a self-directed manner. Excellent organizational, communication, critical thinking, and design skills. Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office. Preferred skills and credentials: Project management skills. Good understanding of building and energy codes. Experience with construction administration and field observation. LEED AP or LEED project experience. Licensed or actively pursuing licensure. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite. Rendering skills. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 1-3 work samples via email. All material should be in pdf format, 8 1/2” by 11” sheet size. Files in formats other than pdf will not be considered. Email to: jobs@livermoreAE.com  

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[intro]Founded in 2000 by Gary Livermore, a dually licensed architect and structural engineer, LAE has made a mark both in Oregon and throughout the United States as an effective commercial and industrial building designer. Gary’s commitment to both architecture and structural engineering is reflected in the firm’s integrated design approach.[/intro] [one-third]belmont5[/one-third] [one-third][/one-third] [one-third last]OMSI Canopy 2015[/one-third] At LAE we view the practice of architecture and structural engineering as a complete and cohesive enterprise – we are tasked with creating a design that satisfies hundreds of project requirements, meets the client’s needs and budget, is constructible, is good for the environment, and contributes value to the users and the community at large. We love to work with the entire design team to put the puzzle pieces together into the best solution for the client. Design is an art as well as a science, and we strive to turn a clear vision into a completed project. livermore-aes-national-coverageAlthough located in the heart of Portland, Oregon, LAE possesses licensure in jurisdictions across the country and is well-versed when it comes to designing from afar. Our commitment to careful coordination is evident in our use of technology and travel to bridge gaps and ensure communication remains fluid through a project’s development. We work on large and small projects and are committed to providing the best service possible. [one-third] [divider]

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[tabs][tab title="ARCHITECTURE"] [dropcap]A[/dropcap]t the heart of our business, Livermore Architecture & Engineering combines experienced judgment with integrated technology to shape physical environments around our clients’ needs and aspirations. Whether it is an intimate restaurant or an expansive industrial site, LAE can respond with a range of carefully considered possibilities. Our architects are prepared to guide a project from early visioning to substantial completion. Designing spaces to be more sustainable is also a guiding value here at LAE. [/tab] [tab title="STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING"] [dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith over half of the staff registered as either Professional Engineers or Engineers‐in‐Training, LAE is able to flexibly devote a considerable amount of resources to the most challenging of structural systems. LAE’s design and analysis approach is rooted in the use of complex 3D modeling software, which allows for quick and accurate results while providing nimble adaptation as design priorities shift across a project. In‐office specialties include structural steel, composite steel and concrete deck, tilt‐up concrete panels, space frame and heavy timber design. [/tab] [tab title="MASTER PLANNING"] [dropcap]O[/dropcap]ver the past decade, LAE has assisted a range of large commercial and industrial clients with master planning services in which site selection, resource allocation and long‐range visioning are all considered. Our experience and credentials provides us with the tools necessary to consider a vast range of parameters that can affect the long term success and sustainability of a master plan including: geographic, demographic and logistical proximity; infrastructure access and distribution; value stream mapping of product development in a manufacturing context; phased development strategies; and maximization of energy efficiency. [/tab] [tab title=" BID & PERMIT ASSISTANCE"] [dropcap]L[/dropcap]AE possesses deep experience working with project teams through a variety of design and construction delivery methods, including design‐build, design‐bid‐build, fast‐track and engineering‐procurement‐construction. Our expertise makes us a valuable resource to both clients and contractors when it comes to developing project budgets and material take‐offs, performing code and zoning reviews, and working with local jurisdictions from initial plan review through final certification of occupancy. [/tab] [/tabs] [divider] [button link="?p=2376"]Core Strengths →[/button]

[rev_slider Morinaga] LAE worked with a diverse project team to design a new North American headquarters and manufacturing facility for Morinaga America Foods, Inc., the maker of the popular Japanese candy Hi-Chew.  A variety of sites and designs have been considered by the project team, with LAE assisting through rapid creation of 3D models and renderings.  Tilt-up concrete wall panels and a steel framed roof structure were determined to be optimal in terms of cost and flexibility for future expansion. Along with the office portion of the headquarters, the envelope's concrete panels have been manipulated to architecturally highlight the entrance and develop a sense of personal scale in contrast with the massive manufacturing volume beyond. In addition to providing master planning services and assistance with site selection, LAE developed all architectural and structural engineering documents for the project.  

[rev_slider Heidi] When Heidi Lovig of Heidi Ho Organics pitched her vegan “cheeze” product on the television show Shark Tank late in 2014, Lovig knew a significant expansion in their production capacity was on the horizon. In fact after the Shark Tank episode aired, “We sold more product in the last two months of 2014 than we had the entire first ten months of 2014,” said Lovig. Heidi Ho Organics, started in 2011, offers a range of plant-based vegan cheese alternatives that are made from sustainably sourced ingredients. Heidi successfully gained investor funding through Shark Tank, and has used this platform to take her product national and leased a property for manufacturing in NE Portland. In order to meet this increasing demand, Heidi Ho Organics selected Livermore A&E to design and coordinate permitting of a tenant improvement project to build out new manufacturing space for Heidi Ho. This new space, located in NE Portland, includes a test kitchen, production areas, refrigerators, packaging and shipping. With investor expectations and consumer demand riding high, time was of the essence. Livermore A&E developed the design, coordinated permitting with the City of Portland, and helped oversee the complete build-out in just under three months.

[rev_slider calpis] Livermore Architecture & Engineering, Inc. provided Architectural, Structural Engineering and Master Planning services for Calpis’ new North American administrative and production facility.  The two buildings that make up this 45,000SF complex encompass a complementary range of uses including offices, conference rooms, laboratories, specialty dry storage, packaging and warehouse storage. This ground-up set of buildings are constructed of structural steel framing and clad with insulated metal panel walls.  A series of interior steel platforms were also designed for the production areas of this complex.

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Aug

Construction at R+L Begins

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Construction has started on the expansion to R+L Carrier’s transfer facility in northwest Portland. The 24,000 SF expansion nearly doubles the area of R+L’s unloading/loading space and will allow for better logistics and improved workflow. Site improvements in the form of parking reconfiguration and additional landscaping are part of the project. Livermore Architecture & Engineering […]

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Dec

Industrial Building Design Approach

Defining the Needs: A successful design starts with a clear understanding of the owner’s requirements. We have developed questionnaires and an interview process specific to industrial projects to help the entire team develop a clear picture of the project needs. Designing for Safety: Building codes are important for all projects, but are critically important for […]

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Employment

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SPECIFIC POSITIONS FOR HIRE Architectural Associate      Description Livermore Architecture & Engineering (LAE) is an architectural design and structural engineering firm located in Portland, Oregon, specializing in commercial and industrial​ building types. We currently have projects throughout the west coast and southeast. LAE provides a friendly, positive work environment where each employee is given […]

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Contact Us

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Address 5125 SW Macadam Ave STE 200 Portland, OR 97239-3818  503-892-3002 If you would like to e-mail a particular staff member, please visit our staff profiles here

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About LAE

At LAE we view the practice of architecture and structural engineering as a complete and cohesive enterprise – we are tasked with creating a design that satisfies hundreds of project requirements, meets the client’s needs and budget, is constructible, is good for the environment, and contributes value to the users and the community at large. […]

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Jun

Morinaga America Foods, Inc.

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LAE worked with a diverse project team to design a new North American headquarters and manufacturing facility for Morinaga America Foods, Inc., the maker of the popular Japanese candy Hi-Chew.  A variety of sites and designs have been considered by the project team, with LAE assisting through rapid creation of 3D models and renderings.  Tilt-up concrete […]

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Feb

Heidi Ho! Organics

When Heidi Lovig of Heidi Ho Organics pitched her vegan “cheeze” product on the television show Shark Tank late in 2014, Lovig knew a significant expansion in their production capacity was on the horizon. In fact after the Shark Tank episode aired, “We sold more product in the last two months of 2014 than we […]

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Jul

Calpis North American Headquarters

Livermore Architecture & Engineering, Inc. provided Architectural, Structural Engineering and Master Planning services for Calpis’ new North American administrative and production facility.  The two buildings that make up this 45,000SF complex encompass a complementary range of uses including offices, conference rooms, laboratories, specialty dry storage, packaging and warehouse storage. This ground-up set of buildings are […]