Events

Thresholds and the Liminal: A Tale of Three Portland Landmarks
Jan 25-2020

Thresholds and the Liminal: A Tale of Three Portland Landmarks

When we say “threshold” we usually think of that physical crossing one steps over while moving from one place to another. A threshold, however, might also be a point of departure as we move from one architectural era to another, and in doing so, find new and even different interpretations. Liminal, refers to that place […]

Architectural Heritage Center
Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture
Jan 28-2020

Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture

Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture Transform your business development process from one that focuses on what we have done and what we think you need to one that is built on active listening. This authentic investment of time and attention shows clients that it’s not all about the consultant and will lead to stronger, more […]

David Evans & Associates
SMPS Oregon New Member Welcome Event
Jan 30-2020

SMPS Oregon New Member Welcome Event

New to SMPS Oregon? Curious to know more about your membership and fellow members? Meet the Membership Committee and some members of our Board of Directors, and ask your questions over coffee! This is a completely casual but great opportunity to match faces to names and learn more about SMPS in a small-group setting. Registration […]

Daily Cafe
IIDA Oregon – 2020 NCIDQ Round Table
Jan 30-2020

IIDA Oregon – 2020 NCIDQ Round Table

2020 NCIDQ Round Table Considering taking the NCIDQ exam? Come learn from our Oregon NCIDQ Ambassadors! This NCIDQ roundtable presentation will provide an overview of the NCIDQ Exam, including eligibility, application, and in-depth review of the testing process. The event will conclude with an open panel discussion with Members who have recently passed the exam. […]

IA Interior Architects
Design Museum Mornings: Remaking the Grade
Jan 31-2020

Design Museum Mornings: Remaking the Grade

The understanding between teachers and students has traditionally been a one-way street: teachers assign work and students complete it according to a standardized rubric of conditions. But what happens when the conversation changes and students are encouraged to participate in the conversation regarding what constitutes satisfactory performance? This is the premise behind grading contracts, a […]

BRIC Architecture
Churches of the South Park Blocks Tour
Jan 31-2020

Churches of the South Park Blocks Tour

The South Park Blocks area is often referred to as the city’s “Cultural District”, because of several cultural icons located along the tree-lined avenues. The South Park Blocks neighborhood is also the home to several of the most notable late 19th and early 20th century churches in Portland. On this tour we’ll visit four of […]

First Christian Church
2020 CDT Study Classes
Feb 5-2020

2020 CDT Study Classes

Are you interested in furthering your professional education and providing better services to your clients? Then get CDT (Construction Documents Technologist) certified with the support of the Portland’s CSI Chapter. We offer classes with experienced instructors to help you understand the material needed to pass the exam. CSI professional credentials are evidence of proven knowledge, […]

Walsh Construction
Boutique Hotels Tour
Feb 7-2020

Boutique Hotels Tour

New boutique hotels in re-purposed historic buildings continue to be popular in the heart of “Old Portland”. We’ll visit several new additions to the mid-range, hipster-friendly lodging scene. We’ll start at the newly minted Kex Portland located just east of the Burnside Bridge in NE Portland. We’ll then walk across the bridge to Old Town/Chinatown […]

KEX Portland
Railroad Architecture and the Northwest: Economics, Ethos, and Culture
Feb 8-2020

Railroad Architecture and the Northwest: Economics, Ethos, and Culture

Railways were one of the driving forces in the settlement and urbanization of the United States. Through their station buildings, they left a profound architectural legacy on the country. Yet these buildings are more than set pieces of artistic achievement. From humble wooden depots that pioneered the concept of franchise architecture to grand urban depots […]

Architectural Heritage Center
Manufactured Stone Veneer Installation Techniques
Feb 12-2020

Manufactured Stone Veneer Installation Techniques

Learn the preferred method to install manufactured stone veneer from industry experts through a hands-on demo and informational presentation. Event Schedule: Meet & Greet: 4:30-5:00PM Installation Demo: 5:00-6:00PM Food & Drink: 6:00-6:30PM CEU Presentation: 6:30-7:00PM RSVP to: Harold Friberg Harold@mioctio.org 503-354-7309 About The Masonry and Ceramic Tile Institute of Oregon To promote, educate, counsel and […]

Walsh Construction