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Portland Architecture 2015-02-25 20:38:36
St. Edward Church (all photos by George King) BY BRIAN LIBBY Continuing our new Portfolio series presenting images of local firms' projects in and outside of Portland, we come to the St. Edward Catholic Church in Keizer, Oregon, about 35 miles south of Portland, designed by DiLoreto Architecture. The 12,000 square foot project was designed to accommodate 600 worshipers. It was conceived "as …


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Portland Architecture 2015-02-20 18:38:48
The A.E. Doyle-designed Oregon Mutual building, McMinnville (photo by Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY It is officially known as Senate Bill 565, and while it's not as high-profile an issue as the recent resignation of Governor John Kitzhaber, rarely has Salem had such a big chance to impact Oregon's built environment, its architectural heritage, and small-town economies. The Revitalize Main Street Act, as SB …


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Portland Architecture 2015-02-16 21:16:45
The NRDC's Shelley Poticha (image courtesy University of Oregon) BY BRIAN LIBBY Nico Larco - Sustainable Urban Design: A Framework While sustainable urban design has been developed and richly debated in the last few decades, it is still largely a disparate subject covering a broad range of disciplines and scales. Much of the discussion regarding sustainable urban design has either focused on narrow …


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Portland Architecture 2015-02-12 22:18:49
Karuna House (all photos by Jeremy Bittermann) BY BRIAN LIBBY In a recent Gray magazine article, I had the chance to talk with the designers and builders of Karuna House by Holst Architecture. Located on a hillside overlooking the Willamette Valley between Newberg and Sherwood, it is the first project in the world to meet three stringent green building rating systems at the …


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Portland Architecture 2015-02-10 20:28:01
Gene Sandoval (image courtesy ZGF) BY LUKE AREHART Our series on local architects' careers and inspirations continues with Eugene Sandoval, a partner at one of Portland's most prominent firms: ZGF. Over the past decade-plus, Sandoval has played a key role in many of the firm's most acclaimed projects, including the Jaqua Academic Center and the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex at the University of Oregon in Eugene, …


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Portland Architecture 2015-02-06 21:07:19
Akeny Lofts (images courtesy KuDa Photography) BY BRIAN LIBBY This post begins a new series on Portland Architecture called Portfolio in which we offer a collection of images from a project either recently completed, a project in the works, or a collection of projects by one firm or architect. We debut with the Ankeny Lofts by Colab Architecture + Urban Design, which is actually …


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Portland Architecture 2015-02-01 21:09:02
Willamette River and Steel Bridge (photo by Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY James Tice: Mapping Rome James Tice, a professor in the University of Oregon Department of Architecture, specializes in the cartography and urban history of Rome. His Interactive Nolli Map and Giuseppe Vasi?s Grand Tour of Rome were conceived as a resource for students and scholars but have mushroomed into an international phenomenon. In this talk, he'll …


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Portland Architecture 2015-01-28 18:10:02
Rendering of proposed Fourth Avenue mini-park (image courtesy PSU) BY BRIAN LIBBY If students from Portland State University's School of Architecture are successful in a fundraising campaign that concludes in a few days, downtown Portland may be getting something it could really use: seating for food-cart pods. A student-designed mini-park (or park let, as it's commonly known), occupying a succession of curbside parking …


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Portland Architecture 2015-01-22 23:06:58
Atrium of Schnitzer Center for Art & Design (photo by Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY The students and professors have not yet moved in. No art projects line the walls, and hard hats are still required. But the opening of the Pacific Northwest College of Art's new Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design is just a couple of weeks away, …


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Portland Architecture 2015-01-20 22:58:01
WSU Veterinary & Biomedical Research Building (image courtesy SRG) BY BRIAN LIBBY This is a continuation of my discussion with SRG Partnership founding partner John Schleuning, FAIA, who recently received the received the 2014 Medal of Honor from the American Institute of Architects' Northwest & Pacific Region. From historic preservation to master planning, architecture to professional leadership, Schleuning has over the past four decades helped make …


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Portland Architecture 2015-01-15 19:24:49
Jon Schleuning (image courtesy SRG Partnership) BY BRIAN LIBBY Last fall, SRG Partnership co-founder Jon Schleuning received the 2014 Medal of Honor from the American Institute of Architects' Northwest & Pacific Region, awarded to architects who have demonstrated excellence in design, architectural education, or service to the profession while promoting public understanding of architects and architecture. Founded in 1972, SRG Partnership has distinguished itself …


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Portland Architecture 2015-01-08 19:22:13
Centennial Mills (photo by Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY Recently I wrote a CityLab article called "Can an Art Collector Save a Portland Ruin?" about the efforts of Portland developer Jordan Schnitzer and his company, Harsh, to renovate the historic but badly decayed Centennial Mills along the west edge of the Willamette River north of downtown into a vibrant mixed-use destination. "Walking through …


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Portland Architecture 2015-01-05 21:11:56
An apartment building on SE Morrison (photo by Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY Shaping Light with Folded Surfaces - Materials & Methods Nancy Cheng experiments with how sheet materials can be cut, creased, or crimped to generate lighting effects that change with the sun's movement, while blocking unwanted heat and glare. Her Shaping Light project explores how physical prototyping and digital methods can …


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Portland Architecture 2014-12-17 21:13:20
Snøhetta meets with University of Oregon students (photo by Sabina Poole) BY TAZ LOOMANS AND BRIAN LIBBY Last week officials from the James Beard Public Market and architecture firm Snøhetta helda series of design forums  to kick-start the project. First came a public talk at Ziba on December 10, which included Ron Paul, the market?s executive director, as well as travel Portland CEO …


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Portland Architecture 2014-12-09 23:35:28
Emily Refi (image courtesy of the architect) BY TAZ LOOMANS The latest installment in our continuing series on local architects, their inspirations and favorite works brings us to a rising star in Portland architecture, Emily Refi. Refi has worked at SRG Partnership, owned her own firm and now is a project architect and designer with Waterleaf Architecture, Interiors and Planning. She's worked …


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Portland Architecture 2014-12-04 18:21:11
Maya Lin's "Celilo Arc" (rendering courtesy Confluence Project) BY TAZ LOOMANS Maya Lin spoke addressed the City Club at the Sentinel Hotel on November 21 about her Oregon and Washington-based Confluence Project, as well as her other recent work. Best known for her brilliant design of the Vietnam Memorial in 1982 when she was just an undergraduate at Yale, Lin has gone on to …


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Portland Architecture 2014-12-01 18:20:03
12 West building (photo by Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY Portland 101: Crooked Grids, Tiny Blocks, and the Building of the City How did Portland get this way, with its little square blocks and weird intersections, the funny pronunciations and the bridge ramps to nowhere? Why is it even located where it is? This Architectural Heritage Center lecture by Robert Jordan will look at the …


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Portland Architecture 2014-12-01 18:20:03
12 West building (photo by Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY Portland 101: Crooked Grids, Tiny Blocks, and the Building of the City How did Portland get this way, with its little square blocks and weird intersections, the funny pronunciations and the bridge ramps to nowhere? Why is it even located where it is? This Architectural Heritage Center lecture by Robert Jordan will look at the …


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Portland Architecture 2014-11-25 19:55:29
Morrison Bridge and ramps (image via Google Maps) BY BRIAN LIBBY Although the James Beard Public Market has been simmering as an idea and a dream for over a decade, and its intended location at the west end of the Morrison Bridge has been known since 2011, the recent announcement that acclaimed Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta will be its designer (first reported by Randy …


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Portland Architecture 2014-11-25 19:55:29
Morrison Bridge and ramps (image via Google Maps) BY BRIAN LIBBY Although the James Beard Public Market has been simmering as an idea and a dream for over a decade, and its intended location at the west end of the Morrison Bridge has been known since 2011, the recent announcement that acclaimed Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta will be its designer (first reported by Randy …


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