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Studio Tours | Work & Co
Oct 15-2019

Studio Tours | Work & Co

Work & Co is opening their doors to the AIGA Portland community on October 15th for a special morning Studio Tours visit. Join us for coffee, pastries, and a tour of the newly-remodeled Portland office of the Ad Age A-List agency, noted by Dezeen as one of 2018’s top 10 offices in the world. Learn […]

Work & Co
Downtown Portland Moves West Tour
Oct 15-2019

Downtown Portland Moves West Tour

After repeated Willamette River flooding in the late 19th century, Portland’s central business district began to move west of 2nd Avenue, embarking on an era of building construction that utilized popular new materials, often coupled with classical design motifs. The results included some of the city’s first “skyscrapers” and by the 1910s, Fifth and Sixth […]

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The Oregon Conservation Center Tour
Oct 16-2019

The Oregon Conservation Center Tour

The Oregon Conservation Center and newly remodeled Oregon headquarters of The Nature Conservancy is a shining example of sustainability. The Oregon Conservation Center and newly remodeled Oregon headquarters of The Nature Conservancy is a shining example of sustainability and seamless local partnerships. Through collaboration with Sustainable Northwest Wood, the project partners Lever Architecture and Lease […]

The Oregon Conservation Center
Open House: Building to Net Zero
Oct 16-2019

Open House: Building to Net Zero

An event hosted by Walsh Construction Co. for Sustainable Building Week, presenters will focus on meeting net zero energy standards. In this event, hosted by Walsh Construction Co. for Sustainable Building Week, presenters will focus on meeting net zero energy standards in conjunction with designing and building relative to extreme weather and climate change. The […]

Northwest Housing Alternatives
2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design
Oct 18-2019

2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design

We are at a critical transition in architectural education – a transition that must propel schools to address the urgency of the multiple challenges facing our current environment. Join us in engaging this transition at the 2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design. Day 1 | October 18 5:15 to 6:30 pm Keynote: From Sustainability to […]

White Stag Block - University of Oregon
Ladd’s Addition Tour
Oct 19-2019

Ladd’s Addition Tour

Enjoy a leisurely stroll through Ladd’s Addition – a leafy enclave of early 20th century homes, churches, and businesses. This National Register Historic District is Oregon’s oldest planned community and in 2009 the American Planning Association honored it as one of America’s Great Places. Space is Limited. Pre-Registration is Required. Admission: $20.00 – General Public […]

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Pioneers to Postmodern Downtown Tour
Oct 26-2019

Pioneers to Postmodern Downtown Tour

Take a whirlwind tour of the entire range of Portland’s architectural history,  from early pioneers to the Postmodern Portland Building. You’ll learn about the first wooden structures near the river as well as the elaborate cast iron, stone, and terra cotta-decorated buildings of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From there you will be […]

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An Introduction to Portland’s Architectural Styles
Oct 26-2019

An Introduction to Portland’s Architectural Styles

At the AHC we regularly receive calls, including everyone from residents to realtors, asking us to help determine the style of a house or other type of building. If you’ve ever wanted to learn what style to call your house or your favorite Portland area building, here’s a great opportunity! Please join us, as Professor […]

Architectural Heritage Center
South Park Blocks Tour
Oct 29-2019

South Park Blocks Tour

The South Park Blocks, this 11-block downtown area, was first platted and donated to the City of Portland in 1852. By the 1880s the strip of land that once served as a fire break had been transformed into one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city – complete with schools, playgrounds, stately homes, and […]

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