Lecture Series

About the Series

We are proud to organize a quarterly lecture series, bringing innovative designers from around the world to share their work and process with the Portland community. Presentations range on a variety of design-related topics, from architecture and landscape to interiors, urban design and more. The series brings outside, world-class perspectives to Portland, inspiring our local designers to create a more beautiful, resilient, and equitable future.

Upcoming Lectures

People Places: The Power of Emotional Intelligence

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. […]

Past Lectures

Thank you to our 2019 Silver Level Annual Sponsors:

Anova Furnishings
BRIC Architecture
Hennebery Eddy Architects
Skanska
Swinerton

Thank you to our 2019 Bronze Level Annual Sponsors:

Breakside Brewing
Carleton Hart Architecture
Code Unlimited
The Earth Tortoise School
Ecotone Environmental
Gray Magazine
Green Hammer
Interface Engineering
James Frank Construction
Kirsten Sandberg
Lever Architecture
LRS Architects
Merryman Barnes Architects
Owen Gabbert LLC
PAE Engineers
PLACE Landscape Architects
Precision Images
Propel Studio
Redfin
SERA Architects
Studio Petretti Architecture
Triple Play Studio
University of Oregon
Versatile Wood Products
ZGF Architects