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.

06/26/2009 By Randy Gragg

Architecture

Portland's Rising Stars

A tour of buildings designed by Portland's up-and-coming architects.

06/26/2009 By Randy Gragg

Slideshow

Slide Show: Holst Architecture

06/26/2009

PLAN

Throw a Block Party

If you want to throw a block party of your own, start planning at least three weeks in advance.

06/25/2009

Mudroom

Upgrade Avenue

If ever a patch of pavement could capture the multiple personalities of Portland’s past, present, and future, it would be the intersection of N Denver and N Interstate Avenues in the historic Kenton neighborhood. But now the Portland Development Commissio

06/23/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

FEATURE

Party Power

Every August, the residents of SE Malden Street in Sellwood transform their street, sidewalks, and yards into one big fantasy: Maldenfest. Here are tips to bring _your_ community together this summer.

06/22/2009 By Randy Gragg

Architecture

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

06/22/2009 By Amara Holstein

Slideshow

Slide Show: Party Power

Every August, the residents of SE Malden Street in Sellwood transform their street, sidewalks, and yards into one big fantasy: Maldenfest. Here are tips to bring _your_ community together this summer.

06/22/2009

Habitat

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

05/26/2009 By Camela Raymond

Slideshow

Slide Show: 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

05/26/2009

(It's the place to be.)

Green Acres

Brenna Bell is a hippie. “That word has so many meanings,” she says. “But if you mean somebody who’s a free-minded person who lives closely with nature and with other people? That’s what I am.”

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Sustainability

Greened Spaces

On September 19, Portland will trade parking spots for parks.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Living Here

Portland Polemic

For Oregon natives who fled to larger cities and then came back, homecoming isn’t always so easy.

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

Habitat

Life as Story

A passion for possessions with purpose shaped the style of design-savvy couple Bryce Dugan and Charles Froelick (owner of the Pearl's Froelick Gallery), and turned their Portland bungalow into a work of art.

05/19/2009 By Anna Sachse

Home Decor

Ready Made

To achieve superior interior design with minimal elbow grease, it pays to be a household of artists (or at least to know a few).

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

Habitat

Prefabulous

The latest designs in manufactured homes have opened the door to genuine elegance.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Green City

The Ripple Effect

And we've got *15 BIG IDEAS* that prove it: crushed-glass countertops, a greener carpet cleaner, solar-powered wineries, a planet-healing hospital, shoes from soda bottles, a better microprocessor, and more ideas that are changing our world.

05/19/2009 By Christian DeBenedetti, Camas Davis, and John Chandler Edited by Kasey Cordell

Article

Good Buy

Hang your hat at one of the state's greenest homes.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Market Watch

Hot ’Hoods

No matter what kind of buyer you are, one of these six ’hoods has a welcome mat with your name on it.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson With Brian Barker