Holst Architecture’s design for Ziba Design’s new headquarters at NW Ninth Avenue and Marshall Street offers a powerful counterpoint to the well-built but largely humdrum architectural environs of the Pearl District. This building houses one of Portland’s most successful and internationally connected design firms, creators of everything from ergonomic keyboards for Microsoft to whole new ways of doing business for UPS. The building had to be a statement.

This article appeared in the July 2009 issue of Portland Monthly.
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