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CSI CONSTRUCT 2019 - Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Blog  CONSTRUCT 2019

National Treasure: The Myth of CSI

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD, October 13, 2019 – Alright, let’s get this post started by clearing up one thing – CSI AIN’T JUST A GROUP OF SPEC WRITERS.  Although I’ve been a Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) member for over 10 years, first a student member, then an emerging professional member, and now a fully-blossomed, full-fledged, grown-up […]

sourced Blog  krowdsourced


PORTLAND, OR, September 26, 2019 – Every once in a while, an event comes around that Design Pup needs to learn more about.  So we put on our little pup trench coat, don our pup fedora, and puff on our little pup pipe as we grab our magnifying glass and begin to sniff around.  This […]

Honored Citizen 2019 AFO  Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at Honored Citizen 2019!

The Opportunities: Registration (including training) from around 4:30pm-6:30pm (must be friendly and tech-savvy) Greeters/directional from around 5-6:30pm (must be friendly) Raffle Ticket Sales from around 5-7pm (must be friendly and assertive) Auction and Paddle Raise spotting or short periods from around 7:15-9pm, with training at around 4:30pm (must be energetic and fast on your feet) […]

Jamie Hendrickson Portland Design Pup

Remembering Jamie Hendrickson

PORTLAND, OR, September 9, 2019 – If you’re even remotely familiar with Portland Design Pup, or our previous brand, Portland Design Events, you’ve no doubt seen your share of Anova sponsor logos – in the sidebars and footer of our website, on our social media, in our newsletter each week, and prominently placed at our […]

Van Evera Bailey Fellowship - 2014 Portland Winter Light Festival AFO  Blog

Van Evera Bailey Fellowship: Accepting Applications!

PORTLAND, OR, August 14, 2019 – Since 2001, the Architecture Foundation of Oregon has partnered with The Oregon Community Foundation to award the annual Van Evera Bailey Fellowship. The $25,000 award supports the professional development of architects and related professionals, encouraging greater contributions to their profession and their community. This Fellowship is an opportunity for […]

A Japanese Garden Design Intensive Blog  Portland Japanese Garden

With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Design Intensive

PORTLAND, OR, August 8, 2019 – This October, the International Japanese Garden Training Center offers a new educational opportunity for professionals: Professional Intensive Courses. Aimed at meeting professional learning needs, these 2-3 day courses are taught by Garden staff and focus on a single topic. The first Professional Intensive Course, taking place October 23 – […]

Pickathon 2019 Treeline Stage Blog  Portland State University

Portland State University Architecture Students Create New Pickathon Treeline Stage

Portland State University Architecture Students Create New Pickathon Treeline Stage from 160 Wooden Apple Bins After the festival, bins will be dismantled just in time for apple harvest (Portland, Ore.) 1 August 2019—For the sixth year in a row, the Pickathon Music Festival, which opens Friday, August 2 at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Ore., […]

Apply for 2019-20 Architects in Schools! AFO  Volunteer Opportunities

Apply for 2019-20 Architects in Schools!

The Opportunity: Are you an architect, engineer, contractor, planner, architectural historian, architecture student or related professional, who cares about the future generation, your profession and design education? Are you a 3rd, 4th or 5th grade classroom teacher looking to integrate art, career awareness and real life skill building into your curriculum? If you answered yes, […]