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5 Must-See Events at Design Week Portland's Pop-Up Festival in October

The citywide design celebration throws an autumn pre-func before the main event in April.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/28/2015
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Home Tour Alert! Step Inside Portland's Most Stunning Modernist Houses

The popular annual AIA homes tour unlocks eight gems of contemporary home design.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 09/28/2015
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The 8 Most Expensive Airbnb Rentals in the Portland Area

Ready for a dream staycation? The average rental in Portland costs $131—but here's where to drop a cool grand (or more) a night.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/24/2015
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The Amazing Design Stories Behind Portland's 5 Greatest Bridges

The most distinctive feature of the urban landscape—the Willamette's series of bridges—is an anthology of epic engineering.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 09/14/2015
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A Giant Gnome Will Lord Over Beaverton's Coolest Apartment Complex

A '70s-meets-Portlandia makeover anoints an elfin mascot to capture its quirky design aspirations.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 08/27/2015
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Why Are Portlanders Obsessed With Tiny Houses?

A new documentary examines four local endeavors in super-small living.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/05/2015
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Dwell Magazine's Showpiece Modern House Debuts in PDX

The sleek design mag unveils its collaboration with GM's Monogram appliances brand.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 04/23/2015
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Tour Portland's Sharpest Modern Homes (With a Discount!)

The annual Portland Modern Home Tour steps inside some of the city's most forward-thinking residential design.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/08/2015
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Glorious PDX-Designed Churches Will Restore Your Faith (in Architecture, At Least)

Architect Chris DiLoreto's designs capture stunning natural light and fuse Catholic tradition and modernism.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/03/2015
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A Glowing Modernist Home Nails the Balance Between Light and Privacy

Architect Ben Waechter's Pavilion House brings modernist calm and design flair to Northeast Portland.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2015
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A Period-Perfect Midcentury Renovation

A Southwest Portland reno shines bright with natural light and curated, historical style.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/10/2014
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Exclusive First Look: Inside PNCA's Stunning New Building by Allied Works

We get a tour of the college's new central hub—set to open in January—and are the first to see the atrium lit by the incredible skylight.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/09/2014
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The Irvington Home Tour Opens Up Portland's Largest Historic Neighborhood

The leafy bastion in Northeast Portland showcases some of the city's finest classic residential architecture.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/13/2014
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What's So Bad About Urban Density?

As Portlanders fret over our current upward growth spurt, some perspective from across the Pacific eases one writer's angst.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/12/2014
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Fieldwork Builds a Design Portfolio by Hand

A new player among Portland architecture firms emphasizes rapid prototyping, in-house making, and wide-ranging scale.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/01/2014
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First Look: PNCA’s ArtHouse

The Powell Family and PNCA build a well-lit dorm, inside and out. It will also house the boutique TOC and a new all-ages arts cafe. Review + Slide Show

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 08/29/2013
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Oregon's Guild of Woodworkers

These old school woodlovers are gathering strength to spread their love and knowledge of a primal material.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 08/16/2013
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Catio Tour of Portland

Who says dogs should get all the attention? These cool cats live the cush life, luxuriating on their own outdoor catios.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 08/14/2013
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The Glamorous 1950s Home

This 1956 home in the West hills exudes a whimsical elegance not usually found in Northwest mid-century modernism.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 08/07/2013
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The Architecture of Ice Cream

The design of Salt & Straw represents Portland's style to the international ice cream world.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 08/05/2013
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