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THE NEXT PORTLAND

Lloyd District: Ecotopia

With a new lush public plaza and major face-lift for the aging mall, Portland’s first “ecodistrict” will be a lean, green, sustainable machine.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

North Pearl: Going Up?

The Pearl District's north end is shaping up to house some of the tallest housing projects in Portland history.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Burnside Bridgehead: Designer's Disneyland

Portland's most adventurous architecture firms have imagine four new buildings for the crossroads of E Burnside Street and Grand Avenue.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Plotting Portland's New Skyline

As they look to Portland’s future, urban planners see the city of someday: in this case, 2035.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

DISPATCH

Willamette Falls' Next Move

The rezoning of the Blue Heron Paper Mill site may signal a new era for Oregon City.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

EDITORS' NOTE

The Past, Present, and Future of Portland Real Estate

Learning from a legacy of construction booms and growing pains

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

A Bigger Portland is On Its Way—And Here's What It Will Look Like

It's taller, shinier, pointier (or boxier), denser, busier, greener, and more ambitious (or, sometimes, just greedier). Get ready.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

VENTURES

Taking the Start-Up Scene from PDX to Gaza

Pierced, tattooed, and driven, Tom Sperry goes rogue in the world of Portland investing.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/03/2014

ARCHITECTURE

To Save or Not to Save: Is the Portland Building Better in Person or the Pictures?

As one of the most controversial buildings in Portland faces a $95-million overhaul, its place in our civic line of sight is called into question.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/13/2014

HOME DESIGN

An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

  • By Bruce Wolf and Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/02/2014

COVER STORY

50 Moments That Shaped Portland

Our spin through Portland’s raucous 170 years reveals a city molded by punks and power brokers, by brilliant breakthroughs and a few heinous mistakes.

  • By Doug Kenck-Crispin, Alexandria Bordas, Cari Johnson, Caitlin Feldman, Marco España, Marty Patail, Zach Dundas, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/02/2013

BUSINESS

Apartment Therapy

Portland development firm CE John builds a new kind of rental, with high design and history in mind.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/01/2013

HABITAT

Tailoring Thomas

Thomas Lauderdale's famously cluttered loft was a fitting perch for the eclectic bandleader, collector, and historian. Then Philip Iosca arrived.

  • By Lincoln Barbour and Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/01/2013

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Workplace Tips from the Pros

What three stand-outs from Oregon Business Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon” can teach us about building a great workplace.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2013

CULTUREPHILE

Tending Tradition at the Portland Japanese Garden

The world-class garden's CEO Steve Bloom and curator Sadafumi Uchiyama seek to reinvent an exquisite, endangered art.

  • By Ashley Anderson and Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2013

Time-Based Art 2013

TBA Review: Karen Sherman

Despite hints of promise, “One with Others” might have been better left in the rehearsal studio. Sun at 4:30

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/22/2013

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA Review: Bouchra Ouizguen

The Moroccan choreographer conjures a world unto itself. Sat at 8:30

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/21/2013

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Campagnie Nacera Belaza

Day 8: The French-Algerian choreographer's dance asks a lot of the audience, but rewards with its rigorous trance. Thru Sept 22

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/20/2013

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA Review: Third Angle New Music

Day 6: As the music rises, spins, and scatters in pitch darkness, it's easy to imagine what it's like to fly with the swifts. Thru Sept 19

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/18/2013

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Linda Austin/David Eckard

Day 4: Two local TBA veterans team up for the first time in a risky effort at fusing dance and sculpture. Thru Sept. 18

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/16/2013
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