architecture commercial southwest lincoln water district blodgett shop
Yachats, Oregon - 2012




THE PROJECT
To work with the Southwest Lincoln County Water District board to develop plans and specifications for a new vehicle maintenance shop, office, and meeting room.
To coordinate work with Lincoln Country Building Department and the US Forest Service representatives.
To oversee construction and provide inpection reports to SWLWD.

THE SITE
An existing section of leased US Forest Service land currently used for a water plant and water tank.
A softly sloping, open, irregular shaped site next to the existing water tank.

THE CLIENT
Southwest Lincoln Couty Water District
Yachats, Oregon


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The Concept
To design an economical, low maintenance, vehicle storage and maintenance shop with three drive-through bays.
To provide a low-impact site plan that provides good physical access to the county road using mostly existing gravel roadways.
To provide spaces for a small office, bathroom, storage, and a break area/community meeting room with separate, monitored access.
To provide for special infrastructure for emergency power generation for both normal storm blackouts and to provide needed power
for the structure to serve as a local evacuation center and command post for major disasters such as earthquake generated tsunamis.


Virtual model view of overall site.


Northeast elevation, SWLWD Blodgett Shop, Yachats, Oregon.



Southeast elevation, SWLWD Blodgett Shop, Yachats, Oregon.



Virtual model of shop with roof and second level loft storage removed.



Interior of vehicle bay, SWLWD Blodgett Shop, Yachats, Oregon.








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