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Alex Porter

Alex Porter

Portland, OR, US

 

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About 

Problem Solver, Designer, Streamliner.  

Interested in working with small diverse teams to develop precise built interventions that economically benefit their context and owners.

Ball Golfer, Disc Golfer. Hiker - Brother - Friend.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Boora Architects, Portland, OR, US, Intern Architect

Bend Elementary School - CD Phase

Marketing Assist - Visualizations

Aug 2013 - current
 

Nike Golf, Beaverton, OR, US, ETW

Develop / Test NG360 App for European release.

Feb 2013 - Mar 2013
 

LEVER Architecture, Portland, OR, US, Junior Designer

"Union Way"
1025 Stark Street
Portland, OR

SD-CD w/ Jonathan Heppner and Thomas Robinson

AWARDED - AIA Portland "Mayor's Choice Award 2013
AWARDED - AIA Portland "People's Choice Award 2013"

Jul 2012 - Feb 2013
 

Architecture W, Portland, OR, US, Junior Designer

“orange alley”
MAX | min Competition 2011
Knoxville,Tennessee

With Brian White

AWARDED - 2nd Place

Sep 2011 - Jul 2012
 

designBridge, Eugene, OR, US, Project Manager

Grants Team

With Julie Brode and Nico Larco

AWARDED - $28,500 - Williams Fund Grant for Sustainability

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“Garden Canvas”
Project Manager
SD-CD - Completed 2010

Sep 2008 - Jun 2010
 

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, CAD Drafter

Maintain space planning documents for Capital Construction.

Sep 2007 - Jun 2010
 

Education 

University of Oregon in Portland, Portland, OR, US, BArch, Architecture

Expanding my education beyond the classroom I became a Project Manager with designBridge - the only student-run design/build program in the country.

"If a traditional architectural education teaches students to be great problem-solvers designBridge teaches students to become great problem-seekers." - Williams Fund Grant Proposal

Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
 

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, US, BArch, Architecture

After growing up in Raleigh, I pursued my B.Arch Degree for 2 years prior to transferring to the University of Oregon.

Studied under Patrick Rand, Co-Author of "Materials for Design" and under Dean Marvin Malecha FAIA

Aug 2005 - May 2007
 

Awards 

AIA Portland - Mayor's Choice Award, Award

Awarded for "Union Way" 1025 Stark Street, Portland OR 97209

Project Completed with Thomas Robinson, Doug Sheets, and Jonathan Heppner

2014
 

AIA Portland - People's Choice Award, Award

Awarded for "Union Way" 1025 Stark Street, Portland OR 97209

Project Completed with Thomas Robinson, Doug Sheets, and Jonathan Heppner

2013
 

Max Min Competition, 2nd Place

2nd place for our team's redesign of an existing courtyard space.

2012
 

Williams Fund Grant for Sustainability, Grant

Julie Brode, Nico Larco, Jonathan Chesley, and myself successfully secured funding for the student-run / student-led design build organization Design Bridge

designbridge.org

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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