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  • 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.

  • space savvy

    Michael Fifield, AIA, principal of Fifield Architecture + Urban Design in Eugene, Ore., believes true sustainable design must address the problem of land consumption.

  • case study: record-breaking leed home in eugene, ore.

  • 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.

  • netshed wetroom, astoria, ore.

    "Poetic and transformative” is how the jury described this bathroom. The 8-foot-by-8-foot cube elevates the discussion of what this necessary room should and can be, they said.

  • fractal simile

    John Holmes, AIA, and Mack Selberg, AIA, have been talking for years about designing a building based upon fractal geometry. So, when some forward-thinking developers approached Holmes to do a multifamily high-rise in Portland, Ore.'s Pearl District, he called upon his old friend for help.

  • Kitchen: Leed the Way

    Residential architects and home builders around the country know the Neil Kelly Co. name because of its environmentally friendly business philosophy and its highly regarded custom cabinets made of reclaimed or recycled materials. It follows, then, that th