Real Estate: A Good Place

An Innovative Recovery Center Breaks Ground in East Portland

Central City Concern brings social services to a fast-growing, oft-neglected section of the city.

03/27/2018 By Zach Dundas

Real Estate 2018: Carbon Fiber

This New Portland Condo Tower Is Both Sustainable and Seismically Strong

Made mostly of cross-laminated timber, Carbon12 goes for the green.

03/27/2018 By Zach Dundas

City of Design

The Essential Guide to Design Week Portland 2018

The city’s annual celebration of deep thoughts and sharp looks is back. Here’s your ultimate preview.

03/27/2018 Edited by Marty Patail

Design Week 2018: Dave Otte

What Is Architecture's Social Responsibility?

Dave Otte of Holst Architecture talks housing insecurity and design.

03/27/2018 By Anya Rehon

Development

3 Bonkers Things We Learned about These Proposed Skyscrapers

No. 3: the 680-feet-high skybridge will have trees growing in it.

02/15/2018 By Marty Patail

Remodel

Remaking an Old Portland Colonial into a Bright, Modern Space

A local interior designer remodeled this classic yet funky home in the Southwest Hills.

12/12/2017 By Anya Rehon

Architecture

A Portland Architect Wants to Erect the Tallest Skyscraper on the West Coast

The proposal for the Pearl's old US Post Office site sports a 970-foot tower and "botanical bridge" suspended mid-air.

11/14/2017 By Marty Patail

Renovation

How to Move a 137-Year-Old House across Town

The historic Morris Marks House has a new location just south of downtown Portland.

10/24/2017 By Kayla Brock

Airport News

PDX's $1.3 Billion Expansion Plan Includes a Bigger, Better Concourse E

It involves splitting up the airport's two biggest carriers. (And yes, there will be new amenities.)

10/18/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Design

Could This Cruddy Swatch of Concrete Become a Riverside Paradise?

Water Avenue Yards may never happen, but it would be glorious.

10/16/2017 By Emma Mannheimer

Development

Would You Live in This 300-Foot-Tall Wooden Skyscraper?

The Spar would be the tallest engineered timber structure in the world.

09/27/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Postscript

The Portland Building: Just What Exactly Is That Thing?

We size up the standout features of our most (in)famous piece of architecture.

09/21/2017 By Zach Dundas

Scene Setter

An Ambitious Midcentury Remodel in Southeast Portland Flips the Script

Go inside the Garthwick home that's housed one of Portlandia's more insufferable couples.

09/21/2017 By Chad Walsh Photography by Christopher Dibble

Reading List

3 Portland Design Titles for Your Nightstand (or Phone Screen)

From architectural history to DIY stencils.

09/21/2017 By Zach Dundas

Fancy Pants

How Portland Helped Design Uniqlo's New Tokyo Headquarters

The new 200,000-square-foot facility is organized like an actual city.

09/21/2017 By Emma Mannheimer

On the Rise

Portland Architecture Firm Beebe Skidmore Finds Beauty in the Unexpected

Heidi Beebe and Doug Skidmore team up to create a budding firm—and bright new buildings.

09/21/2017 By Brian Libby

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

Home Tour

Come Drool with Us Over These Modern Portland Homes

The first weekend in June marks the return of the Portland Modern Home Tour.

05/23/2017 By Rachel Wilson