Oregon State Hospital 209
Junction City, Oregon, USA
Oregon State Hospital in Junction City is a new
The 360-bed Junction City facility is located
mental health facility designed on the model
on a greenﬁeld site donated to the state
of care that HOK developed for Oregon’s
of Oregon. The site’s major challenge – its
other psychiatric hospital in Salem. In this
location on a ﬂoodplain – created several
Annual EUI: 99 kBTU / sf / yr
model, patient treatment and care mirror the
design opportunities. Abundant groundwater
56% below ASHRAE 2007
activities of a typical daily routine. Throughout
will power a geothermal exchange system,
the day, patients move from their living units
which combines with solar hot water and
to treatment areas, exercise space and the
distribution via radiant heating and cooling.
facility’s “downtown” area. With its natural ventilation and daylighting This “live, work, play” design approach, which
strategies, this facility will be among the most
has led to documented improvements in the
energy-efﬁcient hospitals in the country.
behavior and lives of patients at the Salem hospital, is replicated in Junction City. The strategy will accelerate many patients' return to society, where they can become active, productive members of their families and communities.
◄ abstraction model
2014 design annual
223,900 sq. ft. / 20,800 sq. m.