AIA Portland 2014 Homes Tour

September 8th, 2014

From the DJC Oregon:

A committee of AIA members selected the homes – all completed either this year or last year – as prime examples of custom urban infill projects designed in harmony with inner Portland neighborhoods. Several of the homes strive to bridge the gap between residential and commercial areas. Others balance out contemporary designs by taking cues from nearby structures.

Designs by Portland-based Works Partnership Architecture for the Bowstring Truss House and Overton 19, adjacent developments in Northwest Portland on the tour, fit their surroundings, Works Partnership principal Carrie Strickland said. The live-work lofts blur the line between industrial buildings across the street and townhomes to the west, she said.

“I think it works really well in that neighborhood because it’s sort of a transition neighborhood,” Strickland said. “You set up a project scale that helps blend that transition line.”

[Read more on the DJC Oregon website]




AIA Portland Homes Tour: Crafted + Creative Urban Infill

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

This year’s AIA Portland Homes Tour Features unexpected urban infill solutions that were custom designed in harmony with their quintessential inner Portland neighborhoods.  The self-guided tour provides an excellent opportunity to see how great design impacts our quality of life through creativity, sustainability, and craft. Attendees will be able to explore these unique homes firsthand and become inspired by the possibilities.

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