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Portland architecture

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Portland architecture. Get inspired and try out new things.

It's time. Now, technically, Panic Inc. started in Steve's bedroom. Then we shared an apartment, then another apartment, then moved into a small office. Finally, a few years ago, we landed in the newest Panic Office — one we got to design and build out from scratch, from empty raw shell to finished product. I've…

Laura's place by Architecture Building Culture

Portland studio Architecture Building Culture has created a gabled structure to accommodate more residents at a local communal home for single mothers.

Architecture Doesn’t Need Rebuilding, It Needs More Thoughtful Critics (Portland's Pearl District)

In the last few weeks, a number of reactionary architectural commentators have come out of the woodwork to denounce what they see as the currently...

Cat Patches: MQX West 2012: First Batch

Oh my goodness! What a gorgeous day I chose to attend the MQX West quilt show. My plan was to do my grocery shopping after the show, and so I knew I had a long day ahead. I started my day with breakfast at my favorite little breakfast cafe, the South Store Cafe, which is just a mile or two from my house. They make the best oatmeal. I paused before going in to take a couple of pictures of these little repurposed toasters, coffee pots, and sifters planted with annuals. Cute. After eating my…

10 Amazing Houses Defining a New Era of Portland Architecture

Meet the reigning rulers of curb appeal and high design—plus a few locally designed gems rising outside of Portland.

recycled hall at Pratt Higgins Hall,... gaat ook om de site

Sustainable Industries magazine (or as I still think of them, the Sustainable Industries Journal) has announced its top 10 green products for 2008. Descriptions are from the magazine (which in full disclosure I also write for). Compressed Earth Blocks (CEB),...