• 2014 AIA COTE Top Ten Winner: Bud Clark Commons

    Holst Architecture addresses social equity with new high-performance housing and transition spaces for Portland's homeless population.

  • 2013 RADA / Project of the Year: Bud Clark Commons, Portland, Ore. / Holst Architecture

    Project of the Year: Bud Clark Commons, Portland, Ore.

    RA's Project of the Year combines studio housing for formerly homeless residents, a day center, and a 90-bed shelter.

  • 2013 RADA / Custom Home/3,000 Square Feet or Less / Merit Award: Skyline Residence, Bend, Ore. / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

    Skyline Residence, Bend, Ore.

    Skyline Residence was designed as a guest house, but its first job was to provide a temporary living space on the owners’ remote property while their main house was under construction. The arrangement has had multiple benefits, says architect Robert Miller, FAIA, “because the owners are learning...

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    EHDA Merit Award: Killingsworth Station

    Portland, Ore., infill project for both market-rate and low-income buyers promotes low-income affordable housing along light-rail line.

  • Forty storefronts were renovated in separate projects.

    Portland Mall Revitalization

    Portland, Ore. / ZGF Architects

  • The house sits on a platform to give the impression of floating on its vast, grassy site.

    Glass Farmhouse, Eastern Oregon

    On a rural Oregon site, Jim Olson designs a glass farmhouse.

  • Built with recycled materials, the structure features an 8-foot-tall barn door, a wood stove, and laminate floors.

    Signal Shed, Wallowa County, Ore.

    This outbuilding is a study in simplicity and thrift.

  • Windows and doors hug the corners of the building, maximizing reflected light within.

    The Park Box, Portland, Ore.

    Built on a budget, this duplex supports quality of life with quantity of (day)light.

  • center townhomes, portland, ore.

    Orderly and urbane, Center Townhomes was designed to fill a hole in the local market for young professionals and empty-nesters. For Otak Architects, it was a welcome chance to design a series of contemporary buildings in a city that caters to architecture of other eras.

  • 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.

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