More stories about Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA

  • Production building techniques meet high design outside Portland, Ore.

    Works Partnership Architecture and Tamarack Homes unite high design with production housing efficiency.

  • The G-List

    Lance Hosey surveyed 150 sustainability experts about the best green buildings of the past 30 years. What did he learn?

  • On the Front Lines: David Green, Perkins+Will

    Veteran urban designer advocates a long-term approach to sustainable neighborhood design.

  • Holst Architecture: Art You Can Build

    The principals of Holst Architecture are shaking up Portland, Ore.'s industrial roots with sensitive, head-turning multifamily design executed frugally and efficiently.

  • good sense

    Holst Architecture: Kohler Co.'s Cimarron 1.28-gallons-per-flush toliet tank.

  • a coat above

    Holst Architecture: Miller Paint Co.'s zero-VOC Acro Pure paint.

  • tough outlook

    Holst Architecture: Cascadia Windows' fiberglass windows.

  • Gray Matters

    Mark Larson, AIA, looks forward to the day when a client gives the green light on graywater harvesting, a system that allows homeowners to capture and reuse wastewater.

  • boora architects

    Where do we go from here? That was the existential (and practical) question Boora Architects faced in fall 2005, with the end of its lease at the historic Morgan Building in downtown Portland, Ore., looming.

  • Designing Around Courtyards