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DESIGN WEEK 2016

Will Portland Be Underwater in 2100?

In Futurelandia, 20 local artists imagine Portland a century from now.

  • By Claire Colby
  • Published 04/15/2016

DESIGN WEEK 2016

Norwegian Design Firm Snøhetta Shows Us How the Sausage Is Made

The firm behind the upcoming James Beard Public Market kicks off Design Week 2016.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/07/2016

ARCHITECTURE

Travel Back to the 1950s and Step Inside 'The Houses of Tomorrow'

Restore Oregon will walk you through seven Portland-area midcentury-modern homes.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/06/2016

HOME DESIGN

You Can Buy the ‘Hobbit House’ Built by Oregon’s Most Famous Mime

Yes, you read that right.

  • By Caitlin Collins
  • Published 03/29/2016

ARCHITECTURE

How a Portland Firm Reinvented the Call Center

Bora Architects designed Airbnb's CX Hub to feel like home.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/25/2016

URBAN GROWTH

Are Today’s Outskirts Tomorrow’s Bustling Urban Neighborhoods?

Hillsboro’s Orenco Station invents the anti-suburb.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/25/2016

HABITAT

One Couple Turns Portland’s ADU Boom into a Plan for the Future

Here's how to make the most of 800 square feet.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 03/25/2016

BIG PICTURE

A Stunning New Pool House at Black Butte Ranch

Designer Corey Martin unites architecture and landscape in Central Oregon.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/25/2016

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: April’s Best Local Stuff

This month’s hottest locally made goods, from precision-cut fire pits to oversize backyard games.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 03/25/2016

5 THINGS ABOUT

What You Need to Know About Design Week

The annual celebration of creativity takes over Portland April 15–23.

  • By Caitlin Collins and Marty Patail
  • Published 03/25/2016

ARCHITECTURE

Local Designers Prove Barns Can Be Sexy, Too

We chat with Portland-based DC Builders, who raise barns for the modern era.

  • By Caitlin Collins
  • Published 03/04/2016

ARCHITECTURE

Can a Classic Pacific Northwest House Also Be a Great Contemporary House?

Portland architect Rick Berry puts a new-school edge on regional design.

  • By Caitlin Collins
  • Published 02/29/2016

DESIGN

A Portland Start-Up's Cute, Customized Backyard Pods Could Be Your Fortress of Solitude

SQFT aims to combine flexible designs and ADU-like value with speed and sustainability.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 12/08/2015

GIVEAWAY

Win a One-Night Stay at McMenamins' New Anderson School Hotel

Ready to check out the McMenamins' new five-acre compound in Bothell, Washington? Enter to win!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 10/30/2015

BIG PICTURE

Skyscrapers Made of Super-Strength Wood Could Transform Portland’s Skyline

How cross-laminated timber could replace concrete and steel in future Portland buildings.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/19/2015

STYLE FEATURE

Portland’s Newest Bridge Meets the City’s Sharp Architectural Fashion

Tilikum Crossing serves as a fitting stage for local designers' structured and trussed dresses, suits, and separates.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 10/05/2015

HOTEL DESIGN

How Ace Changed the International Hotel Design Game

The Portlant-based Atelier Ace designs the world's trendiest hotels—and reboots entire neighborhoods along the way.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/05/2015

HOME DESIGN

A Stunning Modernist Swimming Pool Before & After

How a dank ’70s swimming pool became a woodsy, modernist gem

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/05/2015

HOME DESIGN

How a Bunch of Retirees Created Portland's Greenest Communal Housing Outpost

With a communal patio and ultra-efficient passive house design, a group of former city planners and lawyers dreamed up their own perfect pocket neighborhood.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 10/05/2015

HOME DESIGN

A Modern Portland Home Explodes with Light, Lines, and Color

With a smart new stairwell and small details like concrete knobs and quirky furniture, a Southwest Portland home is transformed.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/05/2015
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