Set on an urban in-fill site in the picturesque town of Aurora, this contemporary home connects the natural and urban environments through floor to ceiling glass windows on the outside and a faceted glass courtyard inside. Join the homeowners and their architect son, Andrew Heid, for a lively soi...
Saturday, October 5 2019 4:00 PM — 6:00 PM
From grain to glass, Shine Distillery & Grill is a new working distillery and restaurant in North Portland that delivers elevated pub food with craft cocktails. The space has been thoughtfully designed with a custom distillery showcased within the restaurant. Come for a first look at this new spa...
Tuesday, September 24 2019 5:30 PM — 7:30 PM
Don’t miss this evening of conversation with iconic Portland developer, Homer Williams, as he talks with Brian Libby about Portland, the future, and his crusade against homelessness. Located in the reimagined 1960 Pacific Northwest home of Sid and Teresa Scott, dinner and drinks will be created b...
Thursday, September 19 2019 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
What are the keys to creating a building that exemplifies dedication to environmental conservation and evokes the beauty of nature? LEVER’s recent renovation and expansion of the Oregon Conservation Center transformed a dated office building into a reflection of the organization’s environmentally...
Tuesday, September 17 2019 5:30 PM — 7:30 PM
How do you design for mourning and for joy? How do you create spaces that help families deal with death? Join us at the internationally renowned Dougy Center to explore their specialized program of support and the safe spaces created to help facilitate the variety of ways children grieve. Hear ...
Wednesday, August 28 2019 5:30 PM — 7:30 PM
With a tower designed to dissolve upwards into the sky through a series of graduations that culminate in a distinguished, illuminated top, Park Avenue West is one of Portland’s newest and most anticipated additions to the downtown skyline. Tour the building with its designers, then head up to sa...
Thursday, August 22 2019 5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Enjoy mid-summer perfection while indulging in crawfish Louisiana-style. Join building designers GBD Architects atop The Carson, the tallest building in Northwest Portland’s Slabtown. Good food, relaxing vibes and uninterrupted views from the West Hills to the downtown skyline make for a unique a...
Saturday, August 17 2019 12:00 PM — 3:00 PM
PLACE will showcase the work of Otani Pottery Studio, which was started by Tetsuya and Momoko Otani in Shigaraki, one of the six oldest pottery sites in Japan. The event will feature this duo and their exquisite work as well as heavy hors d'oeuvres by Chef Naoko and music by Toshi Onizuka. We're...
Wednesday, August 14 2019 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Enjoy an intimate dinner with Clark/Kjos Architects in the firm’s new studio on the seventh floor of the historic Electric Building in the heart of downtown. With generous windows and exposed structural elements, the office provides new opportunities for firm collaboration.
Thursday, August 8 2019 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM