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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


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


What Next at Pruitt-Igoe?

The famously imploded housing towers in St. Louis have been gone for 40 years now; what is the future for the site?

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 11/11/2012


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

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

Out and About

BEST Businesses in Town

See who is talking the talk and walking the walk of sustainability at the BEST awards April 25. Get your tickets now!

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 04/15/2012

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


Shoots Bamboo and Makes Things Too

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

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 11/05/2011

Out and About

Ladies (and Gents) of Architecture

Evaluating – and partying in honor of – the best of the year’s architecture from Portland firms.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 10/21/2011

Out and About

Single Family Home, Meet Your New Neighbor, ADU

Bid “bonjour,” not “adieu,” to the ADU, as Portlanders continue to “build it green.”

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 09/29/2011

Out and About

Utility, Beauty and the Bicycle

Improving the design of the bicycle? Yes, there’s still plenty to do, and Vitruvian principles apply.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 09/28/2011


Salvage Works Lumbers Along in North Portland

No doubt Paul Bunyan would’ve shopped (and chopped) at this Kenton destination for reclaimed lumber.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 09/16/2011


New Vintage Modern Store

If you like mid-century modern goods, check out this new pop-up shop called Revolver Vintage in NW Portland that spans the globe, from Italy to Denmark to th...

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 06/17/2011

$10 and under

Solar Shades at IKEA

Appropriate for rain or shine, these colorful solar-powered lights from IKEA are sure to perk up any porch or deck—and are a deal at $9.99 apiece.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 05/27/2011

5 Questions For...

Anne De Wolf of Arciform LLC

Local designer and sustainable professional Anne De Wolf offers ideas and tips on current trends and inspirations in home remodeling from her successful busi...

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 04/19/2011

5 Questions With...

Joelle Nesen from Maison, Inc.

Hot tips and design ideas for a new decade with local interior designer and tastemaker Joelle Nesen of Maison, Inc.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 03/30/2011

If You Build It...

Holst Architecture

A bold new generation of buildings is changing Portland's landscape, the Holst is the architecture is the vision firm behind many of them.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/26/2009


Building Blocks

Jeff Stuhr and John Holmes, the founding partners of Holst Architecture and the architects behind Ziba Design's soon-to-be world headquarters in Portland, are leading a charge of change that encompasses other local firms such as Works Partnership Architec

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 06/22/2009


Revisionist History

Think antique-reproduction furnishings, flea-market treasures, and romantic touches like strands of ivy climbing the interior walls of a living room. The result—a rare aura of beauty, refinement, and authenticity—is something that Jay Gatsby w

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/26/2009
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