Archinect - News 2014-04-23T21:40:47-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/96638255/get-lectured-university-of-oregon-spring-14 Get Lectured: University of Oregon, Spring '14 Justine Testado 2014-03-27T13:31:00-04:00 >2014-03-27T13:56:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dm/dmy1h797w55cohyi.jpg" width="514" height="803" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384806/2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2014</a></strong><br><br>Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em> is up and running again for the Winter/Spring '14 term! As a refresher from our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fall 2013 guide</a>, every week we'll feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current season. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The University of Oregon School of Architecture is back again for today with their upcoming Spring '14 lecture series.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>Note each lecture's time, date, and location.<br>EUG = Lawrence Hall: 1190 Franklin Blvd Eugene, OR 97403<br>PDX = White Stag Block: 70 NW Couch St Portland, OR<br>PDX = Smith CFI Showroom: 620 NE 19th Ave Portland, OR</p><p><strong>APRIL</strong></p><p><strong>Hopes 20 Conference: Inevitability</strong><br>April 1-6<br><a href="http://hopes.uoregon.edu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">More info</a></p><p><strong>Prof. Dr. J.</strong> <strong>Alexander Schmidt</strong><br>Germany<br>April 7 | 5:30 PM | Lawrence Hall 177 - EUG<br>April 9 | 5:30 PM |...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/91300063/portland-s-bikescraper-breaks-bike-parking-record Portland's "Bikescraper" breaks bike-parking record Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-01-15T15:25:00-05:00 >2014-01-20T18:16:25-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/av/av0ckc1z1ceobz0k.jpg" width="514" height="370" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 21-story, three-building apartment project now rising in Portland's Lloyd District will create more long-term bike parking than any other project in the nation, with four huge new storage facilities in four buildings and an on-site bike valet parking service to serve the biggest one. [...] Bike experts in Canada, Mexico and across the United States said they didn't know of any single project on the continent with more bike parking; Mexico's largest facility, at a train station, holds 800.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Portland, Oregon's new apartment complex by GBD Architects instates a new standard in bicycle infrastructure and planning, offering one bike parking spot each for its 657 housing units,&nbsp;<em>plus</em> underground parking space for as many as 547 bikes. That's 1,204 bike spots total, a number that assumes the average household will need to park 1.8 bikes. There will be 328 residential car parking spaces, squeaking by at roughly half a spot per household.&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lk/lkpqtcz0bgd4rs7i.jpg"></p><p>Known as <a href="http://www.gbdarchitects.com/portfolio-item/lloyd-blocks-2/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hassalo on Eighth</a> (the four-block complex sits northeast of the corner of 7th and Holladay), the apartments fall in Portland's Inner East neighborhood, on the border of the city's center. Previously dominated by stretches of parking lots, the area could become a more active, walkable and dense neighborhood under GBD's plan. The building itself is not radically asserting the needs of "cyclists" -- a slippery and short-sighted demographic label that casts bicycle infrastructure as a radical objective of niche groups, and not just... a g...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/91229920/to-save-or-not-to-save-is-the-portland-building-better-in-person-or-the-pictures To Save or Not to Save: Is the Portland Building Better in Person or the Pictures? Archinect 2014-01-14T16:56:00-05:00 >2014-01-20T12:46:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ae/ae348038e21316bee1c8b4bab93622ce.jpg" width="514" height="314" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Sixteen years after the city spent $9 million to fix the 1982 postmodernist icon&rsquo;s sagging 14th and 15th floor, it&rsquo;s now facing a $95-million top-to-bottom overhaul because virtually every joint in the building is leaking. But as haters of the building call for its demolition and preservationists wail to save it, I&rsquo;d like to pose a simple question that ought to be asked before spending millions of dollars to save any historic building: is the real thing better than the pictures?</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/91141840/get-lectured-university-of-oregon-winter-14 Get Lectured: University of Oregon, Winter '14 Justine Testado 2014-01-13T13:46:00-05:00 >2014-01-13T14:01:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s4/s45kq5eszbdipzgk.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384806/2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2014</strong></a><br><br> Archinect's Get Lectured is up and running again for the Winter/Spring '14 term! As a refresher from our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fall 2013 guide</a>, every week we'll feature a school's lecture series--and their snazzy posters--for the current season. Be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Our next poster comes from the University of Oregon, School of Architecture and Allied Arts.</p> <p> <em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p> <p> Note each lecture's dates, locations, and times.&nbsp;<br> Lectures will take place at:<br><strong>U.Oregon - Lawrence Hall (EUG)</strong>:&nbsp; 1190 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403<br><strong>U.Oregon Portland - White Stag Block (PDX):</strong> 70 NW Couch St, Portland, OR</p> <p> <strong>JANUARY</strong></p> <p> <strong>Tine Hegli</strong> / Sn&oslash;hetta - Oslo, Norway<br><em><strong>Jan 13</strong></em> at EUG Lawrence 115, 5:30 p.m.<br><em><strong>Jan 14</strong></em> at PDX White Stag Block Event Room, 5:30 p.m.<br> Sponsored by Walker Warner Architects</p> <p> <strong>Walke...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/84986490/how-to-solve-a-sky-high-commuting-conundrum How To Solve A Sky-High Commuting Conundrum Alexander Walter 2013-10-25T14:10:00-04:00 >2013-10-28T21:17:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5g/5g2iusuioj2e30gg.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Imagine a hospital on top of a mountain. How would doctors and patients get in and out? In Portland, Ore., commuters don't have to drive up a twisty, two-lane road to get there. Instead, they glide up 500 feet in the air in a gleaming silver gondola. Portland's aerial tram connects the south waterfront down near the river to the Oregon Health and Science University on top of Marquam Hill.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/84213163/get-lectured-university-of-oregon-fall-13 Get Lectured: University of Oregon Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-10-15T12:50:00-04:00 >2013-10-15T13:11:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zt/zt4a69rjq6h3x18o.jpg" width="514" height="798" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a></p> <p> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Today's list of lecture events is from the University of Oregon, School of Architecture and Allied Arts - Department of Architecture.</p> <p> <em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p> <p> Note each event's time and locations.<br><strong>EUG</strong> = <strong>Eugene</strong> campus<br><strong>Department of Architecture<br> 1206 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403</strong></p> <p> <strong>PDX = White Stag Block, Portland</strong><br><strong>70 NW Couch St.<br> Portland, OR 97209</strong></p> <p> <strong>OCTOBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>October 7</strong></em><br> 5:30 pm<br><strong>Donlyn Lyndon</strong> / Eva Li Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Urban Design-UC Berkeley<br> at <strong>EUG</strong>&nbsp; - <strong>206 Lawrence Hall</strong><br><em><strong>October 9:</strong></em><br> 5:30 pm<br> at <strong>PDX - 451 White Stag Block</strong></p> ... http://archinect.com/news/article/67665085/allied-works-breaks-ground-on-new-tasting-room-for-oregon-winery Allied Works Breaks Ground on New Tasting Room for Oregon Winery Archinect 2013-02-15T20:19:00-05:00 >2013-02-18T18:16:27-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7m/7myp032gecaz4pn2.jpg" width="514" height="293" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Construction has begun on a new Tasting Room for Sokol Blosser Winery in the Willamette Valley wine region. Designed by Brad Cloepfil, founding principal of Allied Works Architecture, the new building will provide a range of spaces for sampling Sokol Bosser&rsquo;s wines and viewing their Yamhill County estate. One of the founders of Oregon&rsquo;s wine making industry, the Sokol Blosser family has been producing Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and other varietals since 1978.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dx/dxyx658mrz4hpqmf.jpg" title=""></p> <p> In 2012, the winery commissioned Allied Works to develop a master plan and design a new tasting room and event space that would be the showpiece of the 100-acre estate. The project will be the first to bring internationally-recognized, contemporary architecture to the heart of the Oregon wine country.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5q/5qwb1v6txzamsprz.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Commenting on the new building, founder Susan Sokol Blosser stated, &ldquo;In 1977, when we built the first tasting room in the state, we chose John Storrs, the most celebrated Oregon architect of the time. Thirty-five years lat...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/55819613/aaron-yassin-s-beijing-on-view-in-portland Aaron Yassin’s BEIJING on view in Portland Alexander Walter 2012-08-23T14:31:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T22:18:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ec/eco71zg6qvsmwffw.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If you're in Portland, Oregon these days, don't miss to check out the exhibition BEIJING by visual artist Aaron Yassin, currently on view at Chambers@916. BEIJING, Yassin's latest project, is a series of dynamic and mesmerizing architectural photographic composites built from images of iconic buildings in Beijing, spanning hundreds of years, from the Temple of Heaven to the Bird&rsquo;s Nest Stadium.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/40830103/portland-architecture-by-streetcar Portland Architecture by Streetcar Alexander Walter 2012-03-09T15:00:00-05:00 >2012-03-10T14:41:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1y/1y73qb6jtfali5l5.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Hop aboard the Portland Streetcar to discover the city's hidden architectural gems. Disembark along the route and reflect on the stonework of the Armory. Hop on the next car and travel a few blocks to Tanner Springs park. This photo essay is a sample of what one might see between the South Waterfront and Northwest portland.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/39019798/portland-building-still-controversial-after-30-years Portland Building still controversial after 30 years Archinect 2012-02-22T22:20:00-05:00 >2012-02-27T12:47:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0c/0c00e0523e21d9fd4e3c2ec5734a8e0f.jpg" width="300" height="201" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;It had such a low budget. I was criticized for putting the windows in too small, but it got more expensive the more glass I had. I wasn&rsquo;t the one who put the workers near the windows, limiting the light let in. Most people don&rsquo;t realize I didn&rsquo;t design the interior.&rdquo; Despite proceeding to design award-winning buildings and products worldwide, Graves holds the Portland Building as one of his greatest achievements. He still enjoys talking about the sculpture that sits in front, Portlandia.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/35781589/architect-brad-cloepfil-on-architecture-design-in-portland-and-allied-works-first-creative-phase Architect Brad Cloepfil: On architecture, design in Portland, and Allied Works' first creative phase Archinect 2012-01-25T20:40:00-05:00 >2012-01-26T21:27:41-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ff/ffc06ed697a7ba17c6c31759de919070.jpg" width="380" height="511" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The majority of architecture culture just puts out books. I mean, if we were to participate in that consumer culture of architecture publications, we would have put a book out six or seven years ago. But I wanted to wait until we had buildings. We feature one competition in the book and the rest of it is about real projects. That means a lot to me as an architect.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/7718583/interview-bikes-architecture-and-cycle-space-with-steven-fleming Interview: Bikes, architecture, and "Cycle Space" with Steven Fleming Paul Petrunia 2011-05-26T15:10:49-04:00 >2011-05-27T10:21:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/60/60d4848edb62003f403dfac160b9ec62.jpg" width="430" height="282" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The reason I'm here and in this gallery is because bicycles in this city are being custom built and designed with love and skill and intelligence in a way that architects design buildings for people when they really get things right. Portland is a beacon to so many other cities. It's easy for people to dismiss Holland or Denmark, but not Portland.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/3022148/architecture-s-version-of-the-separation-of-church-and-state Architecture's Version of the separation of Church and State Paul Petrunia 2011-04-15T20:12:36-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fa/fa6d41dacb672afd1526ceb6656c33e3.jpg" width="512" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This is a fairly new project just completed by Works Partnership from here in Portland and while not in the suburbs, certainly isn't in a rough part of town. It is right on my daily route to school and for a week it remained "unscrubbed"...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>