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ARCHITECTURE

This is What Portland's Groundbreaking James Beard Public Market Might Look Like

The Norwegian firm envisions a development that would transform Portland's food scene—and cityscape.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/24/2015
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HOME DESIGN

Inside Portland's Oldest Cohousing Community

Founded by 15 families in 1971, Sunlight Holding Co takes the concept of community and a "sharing economy" to the next level.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/22/2015
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DESIGN EVENTS

Get the Inside Story of Tilikum Crossing, Portland's Newest Urban Icon

Three designers delve into the creation of the car-free bridge.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/27/2015
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DESIGN EVENTS

How Will Portland Design Its Future?

Four thought-provoking discussions seek inspiration for the city's next urban landscape.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/13/2015
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ARCHITECTURE

The Genius Scandinavian Architects Making Portland’s Public Market

A famed Norwegian design firm promises to turn a patch of asphalt into the James Beard Public Market—using global expertise.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2015
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#OREGONWOMAN

One Oregon Woman is Transforming the Architecture Industry

Designer Kathy Shaloo Berg is a leadership role model—and the lone woman at the top tier at ZGF Architects' Portland hub

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/02/2015
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REPORT

Will PNCA’s Landmark New HQ Spark a Renaissance in Old Town?

We take a look at the transformation of Portland's first post office into the growing art school's beating heart.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 02/03/2015
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HABITAT

Defying Gravity with Ergonomic Twists on the Office Chair

Ergo Depot explores intriguing new versions of the everyday seat.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/05/2015
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INTERVIEW

Rebooting an Ugly PSU Building with Euro Style

World-renowned German architect Stefan Behnisch talks Portland and why dictators don’t necessarily build better.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/01/2014
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LONG STORY SHORT

7 Major Scores of the Portland Art Museum’s Former Chief Curator

We explore Bruce Guenther's legacy through several major additions to the museum’s permanent collection.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/25/2014
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GET OUT

Cozy Up With a Book...Or an Ocean-Front Fireplace

In our December issue, we share the 50 things every Portlander must do when winter arrives. Here are a few bonus ideas for cold-weather inspiration.

  • By Randy Gragg and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 11/17/2014
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URBAN DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE

Famed Norwegian Architecture Firm Snøhetta Signs on to Design the James Beard Public Market

The Oslo-based architecture firm will bring a global portfolio of complex urban projects to the long-delayed public market at the west end of the Morrison Bridge.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/10/2014
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V IS FOR VICTORY

Is This the Best Way to Educate Children with Autism?

At the pioneering Victory Academy, kids make strides through crafted curriculum, specialized architecture, and patience—lots of patience.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/05/2014
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BIG PICTURE

We Need To Replace the Burnside Bridge. Should it Look Like This?

Come the Big One, the central bridge will serve as a lifeline for earthquake relief supplies. But who will pay for it, and what will its design say about the city?

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/03/2014
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HOME DESIGN

Sustainability Meets Idiosyncrasy in a Modern Spin on the Mom & Pop Shop

Inside Will Emery and Bonnie Serkin's SE Clinton home and business, both built for the long haul.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/03/2014
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LIGHT A FIRE

Keeping Us Healthy: Zenger Farm

Cultivating healthy eaters in the Northwest

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/23/2014
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LIVES AQUATIC

The Houseboat Life

Two sisters cultivate complementary styles on neighboring Hayden Island houseboats.

  • By Randy Gragg and Stephen Tamiesie
  • Published 10/10/2014
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PANDORA'S BOX

How I Built My Home

An architecture critic tries his hand at designing and building. And thus begins the adventure.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2014
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HOUSES THAT MATTER

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.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2014
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DESIGN ANNUAL

Meet the Next Wave of Portland Furniture Designers—and Take a Look Back

How ShowPDX created a stage for a new community of makers. Retrospective open at the Museum of Contemporary Craft thru Jan 31.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2014
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