The Epicenter at OMSI


+&> redesigned the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's beloved interactive earthquake simulator as part of the redesign of OMSI’s historic Turbine Hall. The Epicenter’s interactive environment aids in the education and preparedness training of children and families through immersive soundscapes and physical mechanics.

The design of the ribbed form and furniture components elevates the conversation on how architecture and engineering innovate not just in form and technical fabrication, but also towards safer buildings and cities.


mass timber can do more than you think.


prepare to shake with the quake.