Settle in and savor this re-envisioned residence on a former 3-acre sheep farm. Overly large mid-century derived eaves provide year-round outdoor living and create a protected walk to the two-level guest house, converted from an old farmhouse, with views to protected wetlands above and below the main house. Sip cocktails poolside and relax to the … Continue reading "Party on Patton"
AFO is pleased to introduce a new series of events that highlight the positive social impact of architecture in the community. This summer, explore three stellar nonprofit headquarters recently designed by Oregon architecture firms. You’ll have a chance to hear from each organization’s leader, learn about their missions and discover how the spaces were designed … Continue reading "A Welcoming Space for All Abilities"
Revel in this collaboration between the creative geniuses of ZGF Architects, Lease Crutcher Lewis and Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble. You’ll explore three spaces – The Sapphire Room atop ZGF, the building lobby and Lease Crutcher Lewis’ HQ two blocks away– accompanied by The Quadraphonnes, a saxophone quartet, that will play pieces inspired by the spaces. … Continue reading "Terrace 2 Terrace"
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. Hosted by Clark/Kjos Architects. We will send the address after you register. … Continue reading "An Electric Dinner"
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 sure it … Continue reading "PLACE + Otani = Perfection"
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 afternoon of fun and pleasure. Hosted by Agustin Enriquez, GBD Architects. … Continue reading "Rooftop Crawfish Boil"
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 savor views from the magnificent deck while … Continue reading "Park Avenue Perspective"
AFO is pleased to introduce a new series of events that highlight the positive social impact of architecture in the community. This summer, explore three stellar nonprofit headquarters recently designed by Oregon architecture firms. You’ll have a chance to hear from each organization’s leader, learn about their missions and discover how the spaces were designed … Continue reading "Designing for Loss, with Space for Joy"
Join in conversation with the Storrs and Belluschi families about Pacific Northwest Architecture while admiring the architecture of Portland icon Pietro Belluschi, FAIA. Savor a culinary specialty prepared by chef Leather Storrs using the original indoor rotisserie and dine in the courtyard of Marti and Anthony Belluschi, FAIA. The midcentury home was designed by Pietro … Continue reading "Celebrating Storrs & Belluschi"
AFO is pleased to introduce a new series of events that highlight the positive social impact of architecture in the community. This summer, explore three stellar nonprofit headquarters recently designed by Oregon architecture firms. You’ll have a chance to hear from each organization’s leader, learn about their missions and discover how the spaces were designed … Continue reading "Reflecting an Environmentally Conscious Mission"
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 by Portland’s own Gabe Pascuzzi—Eater 2017 Chef of the … Continue reading "Homer Williams in the House!"
This event has been rescheduled to September 24 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 … Continue reading "Sip & Dine at Shine"
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 soirée to explore this striking modern space … Continue reading "Cocktails at the Courtyard House"
Celebrating Joachim Grube Monday, October 14, 2019 Oregon Convention Center Portland Ballroom no-host cocktails at 5:30pm dinner and program at 7pm We are thrilled to announce AFO’s 2019 Honored Citizen, Joachim Grube, who has contributed to the built environment in Oregon and around the world for decades. Over his career as one of … Continue reading "2019 Honored Citizen Dinner"
Join us on February 27 at The Center For Architecture to celebrate our recent Van Evera Bailey Fellows! Meet 2019 Fellows Jackie Santa Lucia and Harley Cowan, and hear from 2018 Fellow Jennifer Wright Mingle with AFO members and guests Savor tasty appetizers and drinks 2018 Fellow Jennifer Wright AIA spent the last year … Continue reading "Van Evera Bailey Fellowship Celebration"