Archivo de la etiqueta: Portland

Bridging the Divide: chadbourne + doss’ Scheme “Stitches” Portland Communities with Rec Center Overpasses

We’ve all traveled along an interstate overpass. In most cases they are constructed of bleak concrete, tattooed in graffiti, and built with the sole purpose of getting you across lanes of heavy traffic as quickly as possible. They are a… Sigue leyendo

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AIA’s Committee On The Environment Announces 2014′s Top 10 Green Buildings

The AIA’s Committee on the Environment (COTE) has announced the winners of its annual sustainability awards program. Now in its 18th year, the COTE awards celebrate green architecture, design, and technology. According to a press release, the winning projects must “make a positive contribution to their communities, improve comfort for building occupants and reduce environmental impacts.” Each of the […]
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Ziba Design World Headquarters / Holst Architecture

Architects: Holst Architecture
Location: Portland, OR, USA
Team: R&H Construction, Brightworks
Area: 76,000 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Stephen Miller

From the architect.… When renowned design consulting firm Ziba Design sought a new headquarters office in downtown Portland, Oregon, the challenge Sigue leyendo

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AD Classics: The Portland Building / Michael Graves

The Portland Building, by architect and product designer Michael Graves, is considered the first major built work of Postmodernist architecture. The design, which displays numerous symbolic elements on its monumental facades, stands in purposeful contrast to the functional Modernist architecture… Sigue leyendo

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An Intricate Map Of A City’s Growth And Heritage


A brilliant map shows the ages of buildings in Portland, Oregon, by color, providing an easy-to-read visualization of urban growth and how zeitgeist relates to architecture. Created by Justin Palmer and discovered by The Atlantic Cities, “The  Age of a City” draws its information from a publicly available dataset that pairs building locations (544,033 of them) with …Continue Reading
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AD Architecture School Guide: Portland State University School of Architecture

Social justice. How can that be achieved? At Portland State University School of Architecture, faculty and students are exploring just this issue in different forms. Often when people think of Portland or the state of Oregon, images of “crunchy” eco-“warriors”… Sigue leyendo

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Portland State University’s School of Architecture launches Center for Public Interest Design

Portland State University’s School of Architecture has announced the launch of its new Center for Public Interest Design…, a research center that aims to investigate and utilize the power of design to make social, economic and environmental change in Sigue leyendo

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This Home Is Like A Refined Treehouse For Adults!


Standing tall among the treetops in a forested area of Portland, Oregon, the Wilkinson Residence feels like a refined, playful treehouse for adults (a marvel that we at Architizer know well). To mitigate the site’s steep slope, Robert Harvey Oshatz perched the home’s living areas on top of a pedestal-like wood shingle foundation that gives the residences the …Continue Reading
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