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What Doernbecher has in common with the Sydney Opera House

Portland Business Journal Wednesday 2nd October, 2013

The International Federation of Consulting Engineers selected Doernbecher Children's Hospital at Oregon Health & Science University as one of 14 major building engineering achievements of the last century.


Plenty of miracles take place at Doernbecher Childrens Hospital, but the hospital itself is apparently a miracle in its own right.

Doernbecher, constructed at Oregon Health & Science University in 1998, is one of 14 major building engineering achievements of the past century.

So says the International Federation of Consulting Engineers, which presented an Award of Merit to KPFF Consulting Engineers for the project during a conference last month in Barcelona.

The 250,000-square-foot hospital is nestled in a steep hillside and spans a 150-meter canyon, hovering over an existing parking garage and two city streets. ...

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