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

Desirables

Hot Wheels Come in a Boxx

For early adopters, a new design object to covet – and to zip around town on.

03/25/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Beauty and the Bike Rack

Making high art out of a storage problem.

03/04/2012 By Kristin Belz

Innovations

The Print-it-then-Sit-in-it-Chair

Refrigerator interiors have a second life as furniture, thanks to a Dutch robot extruding one endless line of plastic.

02/11/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Portland Tour of Remodeled Homes

Doors open up March 10-11 to real-life examples of ways to make the most of your house.

01/15/2012 By Kristin Belz

Appreciation

Designer Eva Zeisel, RIP

Her “playful search for beauty” continued for more than a century in Europe, Russia and the US.

01/15/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Schoolhouse Rocks

Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.'s new Northwest digs offers more than light.

01/08/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Home At the Top of the 1%

The livin' is large at the "World's Largest Home," four acres of floor space on a 125,000 acre site.

01/03/2012 By Kristin Belz

Master Class

Jefferson's Living Laboratory

Thomas Jefferson’s home was a place for his continual experiments in house and garden.

01/01/2012 By Kristin Belz

Habitat

Lure of the Local

In 1948, Pietro Belluschi designed a modest masterpiece of the Northwest Regional style of modernism. Now his son Tony has restored and expanded it with a deft touch.

11/23/2011 By Kristin Belz

Home Hunt

Growin’ and Groovin’ in Cully Grove

Orange Splot keeps trees and plants seeds of a new green community in Portland’s Cully neighborhood.

11/12/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Visiting the Mayor’s House, Circa 1912

The Architectural Heritage Center opens the doors on Portland of a century ago, when the Mayor had just moved into a grand new home built by A.E. Doyle.

11/12/2011 By Kristin Belz