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Alex Porter

Alex Porter

Portland, OR, US

 

About 

Interested in partnerships with with small diverse teams, seeking infill projects that economically benefit their context and owners.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Works Progress Architecture (W.PA), Portland OR, Project Staff

Aug 2015 - current
 

Bora Architects, Portland, OR, US, Intern Architect

Bend Elementary School - CD Phase

Marketing Assist - Visualization

Aug 2013 - Jul 2015
 

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 - Mar 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

With LEVER Architecture and Project^

2014
 

AIA Portland - People's Choice Award, Award

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

With LEVER Architecture and Project^

2013
 

Max Min Competition, 2nd Place

Completed with Architecturew

2012
 

Williams Fund Grant for Sustainability, Grant

With Julie Brode, Nico Larco, and Jonathan Chesley

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills