Architecture

A High-Design RV Park Comes to Coos Bay

The project was mainly inspired by a glamping site in California.

09/13/2017 By Geoff Nudelman

Big City Lights

These 4 Giant Apartment Buildings Will Change Downtown Living in Portland

Our city's skyline is rising.

09/13/2017 By Marty Patail

Architecture

Kengo Kuma's New Portland-Area Home Is a Straight-Up Stunner

After unveiling the Japanese Garden, the superstar architect sets his sights on Happy Valley.

08/14/2017 By Anyi Wong-Lifton

The Great Escapes

Second Homes, Vacation Pads, & Getaways: 10 Ways to Dream of a Little Shack on the Side

From rustic yurts to labor-of-love seaside shanties, Portlanders live the dream, one weekend at a time.

08/14/2017 Edited by Zach Dundas

The Great Escapes: Round Out Your World

How a Humble Oregon Woodsman Conquered the Yurt Market

A back-to-the-land dream comes full circle. (Get it?)

08/14/2017 By Zach Dundas

The Great Escapes: Don't Fear—Experiment

The Inside Story of an Awesome Prefab Modernist Beach House

It wasn’t easy, but it was worth it.

08/14/2017 By Zach Dundas

The Great Escapes: Climb That Hill

A Modernist Home in the Gorge Aims High for Now—and Later

Rent it out today. Retire to it tomorrow.

08/14/2017 By Zach Dundas

Think Pink

The Secret History of Pink Doughnut Boxes

Spoiler: they don't come from Portland.

08/14/2017 By Marty Patail

History

Happy 80th Birthday, Timberline Lodge

In 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Mount Hood to dedicate the ski resort.

08/14/2017 By Emma Mannheimer

Education

Franklin High School Gets a Major Makeover

Asbestos be gone!

08/14/2017 By Anyi Wong-Lifton

Field of Dreams

An Oregon Professor Sets Out to Build a Park in Cairo

The Egyptian capital could get a greenspace worthy of a leafy Portland neighborhood.

08/14/2017 By Bryanna Briley

News

The Schnitz Gets a Better, Brighter 'Portland' Sign

A Southwest Broadway icon gets the makeover it deserves.

08/08/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Design

3 Portland Swimming Pools to Drool Over

Sorry: they're all private.

07/10/2017 By Marty Patail

Design

How a Portland Company Helped Brand a Sweet New Tokyo Hotel

OMFGCo elevates a lesser-known hood for a global audience.

07/10/2017 By Zach Dundas

Design

This New Book Will Change the Way You Think about Playgrounds

Design Museum is on a mission to create better places for play across the country.

06/29/2017 By Bryanna Briley

Architecture

Domaine Serene's Massive Dundee Hills 'Clubhouse' Is an Old World Marvel

Opened last month, the giant tasting room is actually 12 tasting rooms in one.

06/16/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Hotels

Soon, You Can Check into These 6 New Hotels Outside Town

A ripple effect of Portland's hotel boom? Destination lodging options are on the rise elsewhere in the state—from wine country to the Wallowas.

06/15/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Ideas & Innovations 2017: Social Entrepreneurs

4 Big Ideas Making Portland a Better City Right Now

From ice cream as brain food to the alley of the future, these local initiatives are making a difference.

06/12/2017 By Ramona DeNies and Zach Dundas

Ideas & Innovations 2017: On the Watch

Local Watchmaker Vero Scours the World to Make a Portland Timepiece

Starting retail price: $2,900.

06/12/2017 By Zach Dundas

Habitat

A Portland House from the Shaggy '70s Gets a Modern Look

Step inside a Raleigh Hills retro remix.

06/12/2017 By Amara Holstein