Home

Lectures and Forums

Modular Making in the Age of Digital Craft

Wednesday, October 5, 7:00 pm
Thumbnail image for Modular Making in the Age of Digital Craft

Mark and Peter Anderson of Anderson Anderson Architecture, a design and contraction firm integrating the fields of art, architecture, and construction will present their ideas and approach to design/build. The event includes tours of the new Vollum Drawing, Painting and [...]

DETAILS →

“Firsts” Lecture, featuring Petra Kempf, Ph.D

Thursday, October 6, 7:00 pm
Thumbnail image for “Firsts” Lecture, featuring Petra Kempf, Ph.D

The Department of Architecture at Portland State University, proudly announces its inaugural lecture series, titled “Firsts.” The lecture series begins with two lectures in October. The concepts of origins and beginnings, long a subject of interest among architects, will be [...]

DETAILS →

PUBLIC/PRIVATE: exploring identity through constructed environments

Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 pm
Thumbnail image for PUBLIC/PRIVATE: exploring identity through constructed environments

Architect Jeff Kovel, AIA, unveils three recent Skylab Architecture projects; the W Hotel Seattle, City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant Support Facility, and the Skyline Residence. Varied market sectors intersect in the definition of [...]

DETAILS →

Annual Preservation Forum: Historic District Infill Design Standard

Thursday, October 13, 5:30 pm
Thumbnail image for Annual Preservation Forum: Historic District Infill Design Standard

Join the Historic Preservation League of Oregon for the annual State of Historic Preservation in Oregon forum. Updates from around the state will focus on preservation challenges and successes in these difficult economic times, progress being made on rehabilitating Oregon’s [...]

DETAILS →

Architecture and the Artist

Wednesday, October 19, 7:00 pm
Thumbnail image for Architecture and the Artist

OCAC artist-in-residence, Daniel Mellis, will speak on the phenomenon of architects making artist’s book as well as artist book-makers work on architecture and the built environment. He will share several examples, including his own work and his current work in [...]

DETAILS →

The Arts and Crafts Houses of Emil Schacht

Thursday, October 20, 7:00 pm
Thumbnail image for The Arts and Crafts Houses of Emil Schacht

Portland is nationally recognized for its wonderful collection of Arts & Crafts Style homes: bungalows, 4-squares, even sprawling mansions that epitomized the search for an “authentic” American architecture in the early 20th Century. This treasure trove of historic homes is [...]

DETAILS →

“Firsts” Lecture, featuring John Ochsendorf

Thursday, October 20, 7:00 pm
Thumbnail image for “Firsts” Lecture, featuring John Ochsendorf

Description: The Department of Architecture at Portland State University, proudly announces its inaugural lecture series, titled “Firsts.” The second lecture features John Ochsendorf: an engineer and educator specializing in the history and technology of historic structures. He has studied a [...]

DETAILS →

The Wave and the Mountain: The Legacy of Alvar Aalto in America

Saturday, October 22, 2:00 pm
Thumbnail image for The Wave and the Mountain: The Legacy of Alvar Aalto in America

David Fixler is a Principal at EYP specializing in the study and rehabilitation of 20th century buildings. His projects include the restoration of Alvar Aalto’s Baker House, Building 7 and other work on the Main Group at MIT, the Widener, [...]

DETAILS →