Oregon

  • 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

     
  • high society

    The Highland Parks community sits along a ridge in central Oregon's high alpine desert. The sloping site dips east, where a verdant valley gives way to remote scenes of the Ochoco National Forest's mountain majesty. Architect Joel Severud found ways to ta

     
  • log haven

    When Jeff Kovel left his first job in Telluride, Colo., little did he know the log cabin motif would reappear later in his career. After nine years spent working on hip, contemporary residential and commercial projects, the Portland, Ore.–based architect designed Doug Fir, a restaurant, lounge, and...

     
  • box & one lofts, portland, ore.

    This is urban living," said the jury, who were impressed by the project's strong indoor-outdoor connections and neighborhood feel.

     
  • jake's run condominiums, portland, ore.

    Fletcher Farr Ayotte faced a contextual conundrum when it agreed to design a high-end, five-unit infill project in Portland.

     
  • johnson street townhomes, portland, ore.

    The judges chose Johnson Street Townhomes for a grand award because, as one said, "It's a good piece of urbanism."

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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