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AIA 2012 COTE Top Green Buildings Panel

Wednesday, September 26, 6:00 pm
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Join the University of Oregon in Portland Department of Architecture as we bring together leaders from the three Portland-based architectural firms who received the AIA 2012 COTE Top Ten Green Project award, Opsis Architecture, THA Architecture and Hennebery Eddy Architects. The [...]

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GlassFab: Collaborations in Glass

Wednesday, October 3, 5:30 pm
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Bullseye Glass Company operates a research studio where architects, designers and artists from around the world execute leading-edge projects in kilnformed glass. In conjunction with AIA’s A+D Festival, Bullseye Gallery will present a survey of recent collaborations. Join us for [...]

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Lecture by Dan Wood of WORKac, New York

Thursday, October 4, 6:00 pm

Dan Wood is principal and co-founder of WORKac, a New York City-based firm developing architectural and urban planning projects that engage issues of culture and consciousness, nature and artifice, surrealism and pragmatism. The firm’s practice extends from the United States, to Russia, and China, [...]

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Electrifying Times: Streetcars and the Building of Portland

Saturday, October 6, 10:00 am
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“Better Living Through Electricity” Portland is often called the City of Bridges, but has recently been called Streetcar City. This is due not only to our new streetcars, but to preservation of many of the land patterns from the streetcar [...]

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IIDA October Forum – Perspectives in Design, A Panel Discussion

Monday, October 8, 5:30 pm

This is an opportunity to engage with local leaders in the field of design. A panel of compelling members of the Portland design community will be gathered to discuss the integral role collaboration plays in the emerging multi-disciplinary design industry.

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GoodWeave

Thursday, October 11, 5:00 pm
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Lapchi and Oregon Home Magazine are proud to host an evening with GoodWeave at Atelier Lapchi in Portland, with a special presentation and reception with GoodWeave Executive Director, Nina Smith. Also speaking at the open-to-the-public-event will be Lapchi Artistic Director, [...]

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Knowledgeable and Socially Responsible Purchasing in the Hand-woven Carpet Industry Bourbon and Beer Reception

Friday, October 12, 3:30 pm
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Presentation by Nina Smith, Executive Director, GoodWeave and Andrew Neave, Artistic Director of Lapchi, LLC. Bourbon and Beer reception to follow with Burnside Bourbon courtesy of local distillery, Eastide Distilling This important and thought-provoking presentation will cover key aspects to [...]

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Greek Revival Style in the Oregon Territory,1839-1859

Saturday, October 13, 10:00 am
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Humble as it was, the fledgling Oregon Territory participated in the international and national architectural style of the Greek Revival. The style was part of the continuum of the Renaissance, begun in Italy in the fifteenth century, continued through Europe [...]

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Material Computation, A Lecture by Achim Menges

Tuesday, October 16, 6:00 pm
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Join the University of Oregon in Portland Department of Architecture as we welcome Achim Menges, architect and professor at the Institute for Computational Design | University of Stuttgart. A pioneer in construction innovation, Achim Menges will discuss how material characteristics can drive architectural form. Rather [...]

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COTE PechaKucha – PNW: Sustainable Inspirations

Thursday, October 18, 5:30 pm
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Sustainability is rooted in place.  And the Northwest is our place.  Join the AIA Portland Committee on the Environment for a PechaKucha event that looks at what sustainability means to design professionals, community members, educators, artists, fathers, mothers, sons and [...]

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PSU Dept of Architecture: Lecture by Dave Heater of Ankrom Moisan

Friday, October 19, 4:00 pm

Each Friday at 4pm, the students, faculty and community of the Portland State University Department of Architecture converge on the Shattuck Hall Annex to hear the remarks of notable architects, artists, designers, landscape architects, academics and fellow students about their [...]

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Compositional Theories Presentation by Rick Potestio, AIA

Wednesday, October 24, 5:00 pm
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Compositional Theories – Underlying Principles Derived from Nature Local architect and AIA member, Rick Potestio will demonstrate the use of proportion, order, pattern, symmetry, and geometry in design composition using examples taken from nature, architecture, rug designs and his own artwork. [...]

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Build Small | Live Large Housing Summit

Friday, October 26, 8:00 am
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The 2012 Build Small | Live Large Housing Summit will gather leaders in the development, real estate, building and design sector from across the bioregion for an intensive day of inspiration, project case studies and peer-to-peer learning. Industry professionals will [...]

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EcoDistricts Summit Keynote

Wednesday, October 31, 6:00 pm
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Carol Coletta, who was recently named as one of the world’s top-50 experts on urban innovation, will bring her fresh ideas to Portland as the keynote speaker at the 4th annual EcoDistricts Summit, hosted by the Portland Sustainability Institute. Coletta has dedicated her [...]

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