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In the Garden of Isamu Noguchi

These long, lingering days are the perfect time to experience the designer’s modernist sculptures at this special exhibit at Portland’s Japanese Garden.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/03/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

Movie: The Greenest Building

During National Historic Preservation Month, consider the question: is every old building also a green building?

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 05/16/2013

FREE STUFF

Fun Free Tools for Map Geeks

A fun, free mapping tool lets you transport the borders of Portland to anywhere else in the Google-mapped world, and see how your favorite places compare.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 05/10/2013

HABITAT

A Family Compound with High Style

A very DIY family crafts its own sprawling world of cheerful irreverence.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 05/01/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

Irvington Homes Tour May 19

Swerve into Irvington for a look at historic houses that once were within the discriminatory "red line."

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 04/29/2013

DESIGN NEWS

Powers of Preservation

How all the pieces come together to save an important Frank Lloyd Wright project – or don't.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 04/23/2013

APPRECIATION

Earth Day Legacies

We offer timely tribute to some of the forerunners of today's sustainability movement, including architect Paolo Soleri (RIP) and Republican politicians.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 04/16/2013

DESIRABLES

Kitchens of Transition

This Victorian/Edwardian/21st century kitchen blends old and new, for the best of all worlds.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 04/15/2013

DESIGN SCHOOL

Behold the Threshold

There are many ways of letting people know they are entering onto your property. Design says it all without words.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 04/08/2013

DESIGN NEWS

A Win for Toyo Ito, and for Architectural Competitions

The Japanese architect wins the Pritzker in part for a building that resulted from a competition; could Portland ever have such a successful architectural competition?

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 03/25/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

It's Always the Wright Time

April 12, hear how Frank Lloyd Wright's David and Gladys Wright House was recently, dramatically saved - and raise funds for the Gordon House, his only building in Oregon.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 03/19/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

Keys to the Just Right House

Marianne Cusato has the goods on getting the house that's right for you.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 03/11/2013

FREE STUFF

Win Tickets to Mod Home Tour

Get a free pass to see the latest in Portland Modern residential architecture.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 03/03/2013

DESIRABLES

Greenline's Way With Woods

A modest modernist house becomes a jewel of fine wood craftsmanship inside (and out).

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 02/25/2013

DESIGN SCHOOL

Tying the Knot

Japanese design philosophy takes shape in the simple yet complicated knots that tie fences.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 02/19/2013

SLIDE SHOW

Park Blocks of PDX and D.C.

The Park Blocks of our young city rank with those in the Nation's Capital, a.k.a. the National Mall.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 02/11/2013

APPRECIATION

Balthazar Korab, RIP

His photographs of modern architecture were nearly as important as the works themselves in spreading the modernist aesthetic.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 02/03/2013

DESIGN SCHOOL

Can Cities Get Smart?

Intel's Herman D'Hooge and the U of O Architecture department try to answer the proverbial urban question.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 01/21/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

John Storrs, Modernist

In the family tree of architects who’ve created our beloved Northwest Regional modernist architecture, John Storrs (1920-2003) was one of the longest, strongest branches.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 01/20/2013

APPRECIATION

Ada Louise Huxtable, RIP

A strong, smart, critical voice, she led the important discussion about architecture and our culture for half a century.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 01/14/2013
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