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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

APPRECIATION

Modernism With Curves

Oscar Niemeyer perfected a sensuous, Brazilian brand of mid-century modernism.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 12/11/2012

Appreciation

Gae Aulenti, RIP

This multitalented pioneer of post-modern architecture was a designing woman who defied categorization in her native Italy and beyond.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 11/04/2012

Out and About

Bright Summer Inspirations

You never know when inspiration will strike: see Ellsworth Kelly prints, buy an Arne Jacobsen Swan chair. Belluschi exhibit? Let's see..

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 08/27/2012

Habitat

Contemporary Craft

High-end modern furnishings and chic handmade decorative pieces put a new spin on Arts & Crafts.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 08/17/2012

Desirables

Ralph Rapson Redux

New yet old furniture for patio or poolside recycles mid-century modern classics in more ways than one.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 05/22/2012

Out and About

Taking Time to Measure Up

Evaluating our green building efforts, PSU helps us ask how we’re doing so far.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 05/07/2012

Free for All

Brits Bring the Green

English architect/academics Sarah Wigglesworth and Jeremy Till guest star this week in two free lectures at PSU.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 04/15/2012

To Read

Tailor-Made Interiors

Campion Platt shares thoughts on designing a space that fits your life like a perfectly tailored suit.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 03/06/2012

Desirables

Beauty and the Bike Rack

Making high art out of a storage problem.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 03/04/2012

Holiday Giving

Helping Create Habitats for Humanity

Appreciating having a home, and making new homes for those who have none.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 12/04/2011

Desirables

Shoots Bamboo and Makes Things Too

A bamboo jungle thrives, just down the street from Paul Bunyan.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 11/05/2011
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