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AIA Conference on Architecture 2019 - The Portland Building AIA Conference on Architecture 2019  Blog

What Happened in Vegas Part 1: The Portland Building

The Portland Building: Post-modern Strategies for Preserving an Historic Icon Presented by: Carla J. Weinheimer, Justice+Civic Project Leader, DLR Group Erica Ceder, Historic/Preservation Architect, DLR Group Patrick Burke, Principal, Michael Graves Architecture & Design   LAS VEGAS, NV, June 7, 2019 – While Portland enjoys a healthy arsenal of buildings significant to the evolution of […]

Call for Volunteers: Q Center Improvements - Architects Without Borders - Oregon Architects Without Borders  Volunteer Opportunities

Q Center Improvements – Architects Without Borders

The Opportunity: Architects Without Borders – Oregon has begun working with the Q Center to develop a vision for a more welcoming and functional community space at its location on Portland’s North Mississippi Avenue. The non-profit Q Center provides services, information, referrals, classes, support groups, events, and a safe space for the LGBTQ community. Can […]

Sustainable Building Week 2019 Blog  Sustainable Building Week

Announcing Portland’s Second Annual Sustainable Building Week!

May 2019 — Sustainable Building Week (SBW) has announced the dates for the second annual event-filled week for Portland’s AEC industry professionals and organizations: October 14-18, 2019. The week will bring the best and brightest together to educate, connect and foster opportunities for future collaboration to keep Portland on the forefront of the green building […]

AFO Announces Joachim Grube as 2019 Honored Citizen AFO  Blog

AFO Announces Joachim Grube as 2019 Honored Citizen

PORTLAND, OR, May 8, 2019 – The Architecture Foundation of Oregon is thrilled to announce AFO’s 2019 Honored Citizen, Joachim Grube, who has contributed to the built environment in Oregon and around the world for decades. Over his career as one of the leaders in the Oregon architecture community, Joachim Grube has established himself as […]

The Young Architect Conference Blog  Young Architect Conference

Portland Welcomes Inaugural Young Architect Conference

PORTLAND, OR, May 5, 2019 – Portland has been named the location of the inaugural Young Architect Conference, coming to town August 23-25, 2019.  The Conference is organized by internationally-recognized blog, podcast, and training platform Young Architect. As the Founder of Portland Design Pup, and as a newly-licensed young architect myself, I can personally attest […]

Portland Design Pup Blog  Portland Design Pup

Welcome to Design Pup!

Who Says You Can’t Teach an Old Blog New Tricks?   MAY 1, 2019 – Friends, welcome to Portland Design Pup!  You may have known us under our previous name, Portland Design Events.  We had a wonderful 3 1/2 year run, until one day some jerkwad uploaded a virus onto our website, which ultimately deleted […]

Architects in Schools Volunteer Opportunities

2019 Architects in Schools Exhibits

The Opportunity: The Architecture Foundation of Oregon is looking for assistance with exhibit set up, take down, and supervision at their Architects in Schools Portland Exhibits.   When: Various locations and dates ranging from April 26-May 18. Portland, Oregon   How to Apply: Find a shift and sign up online: Questions? Contact Kim Ruthardt […]

Volunteer Opportunities

2019 Mid-Century Modern Design Series

The Opportunities: OLCC Licensed Server Check-In Table Lobby Greeter Membership Table Volunteer-at-Large Lead House Volunteer House Volunteer   When: Saturday, May 11th 10 am – 4 pm Portland, Oregon   How to Apply: Email Dan Bramske ( or fill out a form on Restore Oregon’s Volunteer Page.   The Benefits:  All volunteers receive free admission […]

AIA Portland Homes Tour 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

2019 AIA Portland Homes Tour

The Opportunity: We still have open docent positions to fill! Help us to ensure a smooth and successful tour. AM Shift: 9:45-1:15PM PM Shift: 12:50-4:15PM   When: Saturday, April 13 10AM – 4PM Portland, Oregon   How to Apply: Please submit the following information to First/Last name Phone number Desired Shift House preference (if […]

Design Portland Blog  Design Week Portland

Portland Design Week for All

MARCH 10, 2019 – If you’ve begun looking into Design Week Portland events, you’ll have noticed that our friends there have implemented a new subscription model. In order to have access to register for any DWP events, one must first become an annual member, above and beyond any ticket fees for the actual events. We get […]