Fellowship Ceremony with Cherise Lakeside Blog  CONSTRUCT 2019

National Treasure 3: Rise of the Kraken

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD, October 10, 2019 – On paper, Cherise Lakeside, FCSI, CDT and I don’t seem to have much in common.  She thrives on Twitter; I despise the social media platform.  She’s extroverted and outgoing; I’m introverted and prefer to be alone.  She’s a Dallas Cowboys fan; I have a soul.  Yet despite these […]

Small Project Design 2020 Grant Program Call for Submissions AIA  Blog  Call for Entries

Small Project Design 2020 Grant Program – Call for Submissions

Small Project Design 2020 Grant Program Call for Submissions The AIA Small Project Design (SPD) advisory committee is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Small Project Design Knowledge Community Grant. The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for non-profits working with architects on community-based projects. Along with supporting the work of non-profits, we […]

Blog  CONSTRUCT 2019

National Treasure 2: Useful Waste

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD, October 9, 2019 – So a few months ago I decided to start up this operation of weaseling my way into getting free tickets to attend conferences around the country in exchange for writing dumb articles about them on a puppy-themed website.  It’s really an excuse to A) get to tell people […]

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 […]

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., […]