Spring 2023 Recap

Welcome to our spring recap post! We’ve been hard at work this first quarter in 2023, exploring new ideas and striving to push the boundaries of healthcare architecture.

March 31, 2023

The Many Hats of Architects

Architects wear many hats but when you're a healthcare designer, you never know what you might get to wear!

February 1, 2023

Samaritan Golf Scramble Fun

We had a fun time at the annual Samaritan Golf Scramble where proceeds offer patients across Benton, Lincoln, and Linn counties assistance with medical bills, transportation, prescriptions, groceries, rent,

A Look Back: Big Box Adaptive Reuse

Repurposing a former Circuit City store into a health care facility can be quite a design challenge, but was a real opportunity for Willamette Family Medical Center (WFMC

Multicare Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Last week we attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony that was held to officially open two projects we designed at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital located in Puyallup, WA: The Gordon

April 27, 2022

Spring Team Building 2022

There’s nothing quite like hurling an axe at a target to help you get to know your coworkers better. Every Spring we hold a teambuilding event and this

April 18, 2022

A Look Back: Replacement Clinic

We love looking back at our challenging projects and the ways we helped our clients create spaces that support their work. Whether we’re tackling a large-scale project or

April 13, 2022

Inside Active Cost Management Strategies

As healthcare architects, we’re committed to ensuring that value, cost, schedule and constructability are all basic components of the design criteria. We engage in what we call Active

April 7, 2022

Welcome Back Ben Taylor

We are pleased to announce that Ben Taylor has (re)joined Clark/Kjos Architects as a Project Manager! Ben has worked in architecture for over 17 years, beginning his career

April 5, 2022

Design Resource Highlight

We can’t say enough good things about The Center for Health Design’s Knowledge Repository resource. The Repository is a long-term, continually expanded library that brings together key resources

April 2, 2022

National Kidney Awareness Month

As National Kidney Month comes to a close, we wanted to share some insights we’ve gained from our work with dialysis clinics.One of the most important things we’ve

March 29, 2022

A Day of Pie

We love Pie Day around here and are lucky to have a couple of ‘Pie Guys’ in the office who love to bake them. Scot Jahn brought in

March 14, 2022

A Fun Way to Bring The Community Together

A vibrant, positive mural was unveiled at Kaiser Permanente’s Interstate Medical Center and we couldn’t be more proud of the outcome. This bold and bright mural project was

March 8, 2022

We Have a New Team Member

Meet one of our newer staff members, Ben Stewart. Ben holds an architectural degree from the University of Arizona and has previous experience working on healthcare, civic, and

March 1, 2022

Holiday Party 2021

We had a wonderful time this year at our office holiday party and managed to catch up on some much-needed socializing.  We took over an entire restaurant space

December 12, 2021

Meet our Newest Team Members

We are so happy to be expanding our team at this time and are pleased to welcome additional staff members Charles Westerholm , Teresa Kruse, Rebecca Kiefer and

August 15, 2021

New Staff Photos

It was nice to see each other in the office again the other day as we updated staff photos. Stay tuned to see our new staff photos! Thanks PhotosbyKim

July 23, 2021

Wallowa Memorial Medial Clinic Timelapse Video

The new Wallowa Memorial Clinic located in Joseph, Oregon has been built and has begun seeing patients.  In this video you can watch the facility grow from the

April 2, 2021