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Portland Architecture on the World Stage Tour
May 21, 2019
Location Revealed After Registration
Free

Portland Architecture on the World Stage Tour

Location Revealed After Registration

In the decades before Michael Grave’s Portland Building grabbed global headlines, local Modernist pioneers John Yeon and Pietro Belluschi brought fame to the city with architectural designs of their own. They were soon followed by big name firms such as Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, as well as a few “starchitects” of their time, namely Charles […]

Putting Things Together and Taking Things Apart – Justin Allen
May 21, 2019
White Stag Block - University of Oregon
Free

Putting Things Together and Taking Things Apart – Justin Allen

White Stag Block - University of Oregon

Justin Allen – Julie Neupert Stott Visiting Professor in Interior Architecture   ‘Putting Things Together and Taking Things Apart’ will attempt to shine light and encourage awareness to the practice of architecture through the context and story of an Upstate New Yorker, Philosopher, Fabricator, Inventor and Licensed German Architect, living and working in Berlin, Germany. […]

Next Gen Presents Pottytalk
May 23, 2019
The Eleanor: A Chown Event Space
Free

Next Gen Presents Pottytalk

The Eleanor: A Chown Event Space

Join the fun as Ben Rifkin takes us through a comprehensive look at the modern toilet in his pottytalk presentation “Toilets 101”.  Ben is the training manager for Lixil Water Technology Americas and he brings a unique perspective, science and sense of humor to learning more about toilets. Join us for a lunch and learn […]

Garden + Lecture Series: Pico Iyer with Diane Durston
May 23, 2019
Portland Japanese Garden
Free

Garden + Lecture Series: Pico Iyer with Diane Durston

Portland Japanese Garden

AUTUMN LIGHT: OBSERVING THE SEASONS AND CHANGES IN JAPAN   The bestselling author, whose most recent work is Autumn Light: A Season of Fire and Farewells(Knopf, 2019) will be joined by our Curator Emeritus, Diane Durston, for a conversation about the Japanese sense of seasonality, living with the cycles of the seasons, and learning to accept […]

Garden + Lecture Series: Pico Iyer with Diane Durston
May 23, 2019
Portland Japanese Garden
Free

Garden + Lecture Series: Pico Iyer with Diane Durston

Portland Japanese Garden

AUTUMN LIGHT: OBSERVING THE SEASONS AND CHANGES IN JAPAN   The bestselling author, whose most recent work is Autumn Light: A Season of Fire and Farewells(Knopf, 2019) will be joined by our Curator Emeritus, Diane Durston, for a conversation about the Japanese sense of seasonality, living with the cycles of the seasons, and learning to accept […]

CSI Portland Emerging Professionals Happy Hour
May 23, 2019
Rogue Pearl Public House
Free

CSI Portland Emerging Professionals Happy Hour

Rogue Pearl Public House

Join CSI Portland for their Rose Festival Happy Hour   You’re invited to join us for the Emerging Professionals Happy Hour. Kick off this year’s Rose Festival with an informal happy hour surrounded by other emerging professionals in the built environment industry. The event is free for all attendees. Though we would appreciate an RSVP […]

The Canyons and Block 76: Mass Timber Projects Showcase
May 23, 2019
Meier and Frank Building
Free

The Canyons and Block 76: Mass Timber Projects Showcase

Meier and Frank Building

Greetings Critical Mass Timber Meetup group! Our last few gatherings we focused on mass timber code changes and manufacturing needs in Oregon. This month we’re switching things up and asking a few designers and builders to more intimately discuss their mass timber projects unfolding in the Portland metro. Join us (May 23rd) with Emily Dawson […]

People Places: The Power of Emotional Intelligence
May 23, 2019
West End Ballroom
Free

People Places: The Power of Emotional Intelligence

West End Ballroom

Belief in the power of social interaction to improve quality of life underlies Koning Eizenberg’s interest in sustainable neighborhoods and rethinking of housing, community and educational settings. Julie Eizenberg will explain how it frames the form and flow of their buildings across various scales and building types and examine the emotional intelligence it draws on. […]

IFD Master Workshop – You are a Brand
May 23, 2019
Wacom Experience Center
Free

IFD Master Workshop – You are a Brand

Wacom Experience Center

You Are a Brand, with designer, Matthew A. Rhoades – Believe it or not, You Are a Brand. Your personality. Your priorities. Every characteristic that defines you. Join our brand-building workshop with renowned designer Matthew A. Rhoades to better understand yourself so you can better communicate with others. In psychology, there is the concept that “What you […]

The Pearl District: A Century of Preservation and Change Tour
May 23, 2019
Location Revealed After Registration
Free

The Pearl District: A Century of Preservation and Change Tour

Location Revealed After Registration

Transformed from an outdated and tired industrial area into one of Portland’s premier residential and retail neighborhoods, the Pearl is truly one of the city’s gems. A century ago, the area went through a similar transformation—from a working class housing neighborhood at the edge of a marsh, to an area primarily used for industry and […]