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Portland Design Events Launches Lecture Series Blog  Design Pup Lecture Series

Portland Design Events Launches Lecture Series

PORTLAND, OR – On a cold and rainy November evening, Portland Design Events launched its inaugural lecture series event, Designing for Change, featuring Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects with introductory lecture by Studio Petretti Architecture. Portland Design Events is proud to launch this new initiative – a quarterly lecture series, bringing innovative designers from around the world to share their […]

Blog  Restore Oregon

Restore Oregon Presents 2017 Mid-Century Modern Tour

Restore Oregon Presents 2017 Mid-Century Modern Tour, Companion Lecture, and After-Tour Celebration Will Shine Spotlight on Residential Work of Master Architect, William Fletcher   PORTLAND, OR – On Saturday, September 23, Restore Oregon will host their 2017 Mid-Century Modern Tour, featuring residences designed by celebrated Northwest Modernist architect, William Fletcher. This tour marks the first […]

Design & Play Book Kickstarter Campaign Launches May 31st Blog  Design Museum Portland

Design & Play Book Kickstarter Campaign Launches May 31st

Boston, MA, May 31, 2017 – Design Museum Foundation is excited to announce an upcoming Kickstarter campaign to support Design & Play, a book about design and the importance of outdoor play featuring the amazing content from our Extraordinary Playscapes exhibition. After 3 years of research, and installations in Boston and Portland, the exhibition is now on-view at the San Francisco […]

Portland Design Reads to Keep You Warm! Blog  Portland Design Pup

Portland Design Reads to Keep You Warm!

Portland, it’s been a rough winter.  The cold temperatures, ice, and snow have led to the cancellation of countless fantastic design events in our city, a fact that we are well-aware of as we’ve scrambled to keep our calendar up to date (which is no small task!)  SO, if you’re anything like us, you’ve spent your fair share of […]

Portland Design Events 2016 Blog  Year in Review

2016’s Top Portland Design Events

Activism, hand craft, and community-building were the dominant themes in Portland Design Events’ most viewed pages and articles of 2016. It was a year that saw 591 events and 33 in-depth articles published on the website, promoting the best architecture and design-related events in Portland from dozens of exceptional organizations. The year saw an abundance of architectural […]

5 Reasons Architecture Students Need to Attend Professional Events Blog  Students

5 Reasons Architecture Students Need to Attend Professional Events

If you’re a student diving into a fresh new school year, you will soon find that some things just seem to go hand-in-hand with architecture school. Like all-nighters, coffee, attempts to fit the word ‘undulation’ into reviews – and a general lack of interest in participating in the professional architecture world that exists outside of studio. That lack of […]

Snøhetta: People, Process, Projects Blog  Center for Architecture

Snøhetta: People, Process, Projects

Snøhetta: People, Process, Projects April 17 – June 30, 2016 The Center for Architecture 403 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209   This spring, the Center for Architecture in Portland, Oregon will open the first full-scale exhibition of Snøhetta’s work in the US. Designed, built, and curated by the designers themselves, Snøhetta: People, Process, Projects invites visitors […]

TSUNAGU Kicks Off at The Center for Architecture! Blog  Center for Architecture

TSUNAGU Kicks Off at The Center for Architecture

A fresh, February First Thursday is kicking off a month-long exhibit at Portland’s Center for Architecture.  TSUNAGU: Connecting to the Architecture of Kengo Kuma showcases world-renowned architect Kengo Kuma’s design for the Portland Japanese Garden’s Cultural Crossing project.  The exhibit transforms the space at the CFA with back-lit paper walls, swooping screens, and other surprises that are […]