Ambrosini Design was commissioned to design and build the memorial located on the Oregon Coast.
Originally targeted for condominium development, a 20-acre site including Neawanna Point north of Seaside was subsequently donated to the North Coast Land Conservancy because of its unique historical and cultural value. In exchange for preserving the site, the developer created the memorial to Ruben Snake, a Winnebago tribe member who fought for Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993. The memorial now overlooks Neawanna Point.
Materials were selected for their robust ability to withstand the harsh coastal environment 24/7. Naval bronze was water jet with traditional Winnebago icons and text written by Reuben Snake.
A/D hand selected the Columnar Basalt from a stone quarry in Washington State, this was sandblasted in the field.
A/D was commissioned to design an interactive children's play area wall in the regional shopping center. We designed icons that reflect the area and it's people. There are a number of elements that allow children to interact within as safe and secure area in the active shopping environment.
Our design challenge was to design three campus buses from raw shells. Each bus was themed after a Nike athlete. A/D completed the interior design and buildout with graphics and shoe materials for the seating from the athlete's shoe line. We placed video monitors in each vehicle, completed custom flooring from Nike recycled shoe rubber and design vehicle graphic wraps.
Landscape Architects: 2.inkStudio
Client: Portland Parks & Recreation
Dawson Park has been an integral social hub for Portland’s African American community in Northeast Portland. Since it’s establishment in 1921, many noteworthy events have taken place in the park, such as a campaign visit by Robert Kennedy in 1968, a major march protesting the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, and civil rights rallies and protests throughout the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.
Working with a local historian, a plan that integrates the rich history of surrounding communities with design components that reinvigorate the function of this community park.
A/D designed stainless steel panels that the basalt stones rest on. Each stone and metal graphic panels tell the story of this iconic neighborhood park.
Architect: TVA Architects
Ambrosini Design was retained by Nike to provide architectural graphic character and thematic detailing throughout the Tiger Woods Conference Center. At the main entry to the multi-use building is a life-size bronze statue of Tiger Woods, by Spanish artist Rosa Serra. The backdrop consists of a sandblasted granite wall that tells the history of golf. To the left of the sculpture is a free-standing etched glass blade featuring Tiger’s career accomplishments. Through layering the transparency, Tiger’s story casts a shadow over the history of golf.
A/D designed the 945 square foot glass mural for the WSU Applied Technology Classroom Building located on their WSU Vancouver Campus.
Our design traces the history of electrical engineering from the 17th century development to present day.
The graphic mural is applied to the glass cleanroom wall to provide a privacy screen while allowing natural daylight into the space.
Architect: David P. Gellos
We were commissioned to design an exterior graphic element that supported the project branding that A/D developed for the 62,000 square foot industrial park located in Salem, Oregon.
A/D provided Design / Build services for the 3D metal graphic elements. The themed is based on the salmon runs that used to be in the nearby creek
Library Book Campaign Donor Recognition
The 10'-0" tall glass, clear grain Douglas Fir, and steel water jet cut bases. The freestanding donor blades mirror a lobby sculpture by a regional artist. Edges were sandblasted by hand to create a unique edge condition, donor names were photo etched onto the glass blades.
Temporary leasing office Design/Build of the graphic wrap.
The branding graphics were developed for each of the projects three residential buildings.
Ambrosini Design was commissioned to provide Design /Build services for the bridge sculpture located on Denver's 16th Street Mall. The sculpture spans the pedestrian bridge over Lawrence Street linking the office tower and Tabor Center.
The design features programmable LED RGB lighting that washes the acrylic blades. A/D fabricated the completed the 66' sculpture in Portland, Oregon and shipped to Denver for installation.
Design freestanding water feature and sign for the new apartment development located on the East edge of Portland.
As the designer and graphic contractor Ambrosini Design provide design of the water feature, fabrication, selection of regional basalt boulders, and installation.
Materials Corten steel, fabricated aluminum dimensional type and logo elements, stainless steel water reservoir, and basalt boulders.