Design School

Kenya Cookstoves Kickstart in Portland

Kickstarting the wood stove, but keeping down the carbon emissions, and the price.

09/02/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

FLOR Space Opens in the Pearl

Buying a carpet can be intimidating. It requires commitment. It tends to be an investment – an intimate one, and long-term.

09/01/2012 By Kristin Belz

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..

08/27/2012 By Kristin Belz

Design School

Half-built Housing

In Chile, incremental, “half-built housing” is a new model for building affordable urban infill.

08/27/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Art for the Home at the Japanese Garden

Take a glimpse of the art "behind the shoji," and take advantage of the Labor Day weekend discount.

08/26/2012 By Kristin Belz

Feature

Our 10 Greatest Homes

We asked a panel of 5 experts to choose the 10 greatest homes in the city’s history. Bask in the architectural wonder, as we take you on a virtual tour of Portland’s finest residential structures, both present and past.

08/19/2012 By Randy Gragg

Habitat

Contemporary Craft

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

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Dwellings

Inside Connection

Afternoon sun flows through French doors into MK Guth and Greg Landry’s dining room, splashing bright squares of light across the Persian rug. Sparingly appointed with contemporary prints, a teak dining table, and a white-paper George Nelson “Saucer” lamp

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Habitat

Against the Grain

A builder and furniture maker proves you don’t need an architect’s license to create a beautifully designed house.

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Habitat

High-Water Haven

Winter floods and financial red tape couldn’t stop an architect couple from building their dream cabin in Hood River.

08/17/2012 By Brian Libby

Habitat

Milwaukie’s Best

A fussy vacation home becomes a stylish family hangout in Portland's most undersung riverside 'burb.

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Dwellings

Wright Here in Oregon

Frank Lloyd Wright built all over the country, but rarely in the Pacific Northwest. The Gordon House is a welcome – and public – exception.

08/11/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

The Backstory on Belluschi

Digging into the archives for show and tell about the work of Pietro Belluschi at the Oregon Historical Society’s museum.

08/04/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Portland Past, Present and Future

The Architectural Heritage Center looks at the City's many plans for the next 30 years and considers newly historic landmarks such as Memorial Coliseum.

06/26/2012 By Kristin Belz

Around Town

City Brainstorming

Lots of goals and metrics, but where's the design in the Portland Plan?

05/28/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Ralph Rapson Redux

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

05/22/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Rummer Homes + Mod Fun

A high-low weekend to revel in 20th century modernism and kitschy Americana.

05/13/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Taking Time to Measure Up

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

05/07/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Furniture with an Edge

Denali brings natural and industrial edges together at its Central Eastside workshop showroom.

04/23/2012 By Kristin Belz

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.

04/15/2012 By Kristin Belz