Height, and where tall buildings would detract from neighborhoods, dominated the initial public hearing for the proposed draft of Portland’s Central City 2035 Plan.
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As the city of Portland has shifted financial resources toward affordable housing initiatives, some green roof stakeholders are calling for new incentives.
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"The city of Portland’s proposed residential infill project gets some things right, but ultimately fails to recognize or learn from the varied housing types we already have in many neighborhoods," writes architect Peter Meijer.
Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker had me buy 200 shares of FireEye at $63 in April 2014. We sold it for a 20-point loss the following month. In August 2015, on his recommendation, I bought 300 shares of it at $44. We sold those shares in October at $33. FireEye now trades at $17. At ...
Local architectural, engineering and construction firms helped the DJC celebrate summer last week at an industry networking happy hour event.
Portland city councilors indicated on Thursday they will support a proposed construction excise tax when it goes to final vote next week.
The Portland City Council on Wednesday sided with an architecture firm in its appeal to use asphalt shingles as siding for a hotel expansion project.
The Oregon-Columbia chapter of Associated General Contractors has opened the nomination window for the 2017 SIR Awards.
The Portland City Council unanimously approved the 2035 comprehensive plan this week, providing a road map for the city’s growth in the next two decades.
An organization that connects professional artists with refugee children as well as children in poverty to create murals is looking to perform projects in Portland.
In the 20-plus years since the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standard was introduced, the construction industry has fundamentally changed. With owners and tenants willing to pay a premium for LEED certification, a once nonexistent niche, green building now occupies a significant portion of the commercial rea
Dear Mr. Berko: My husband and I are 26 and recently inherited $27,000. That’s more money than we believed we’d ever see at one time. I have a degree in art history, and he has a bachelor’s in music, but we can’t find jobs in our fields. I work at Dillard’s, and my husband works ...
Portland developers are working feverishly to get ahead of inclusionary zoning regulations the City Council is expected to adopt this fall.
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It seems that Portland is experiencing a real surge in auto traffic lately. I notice it, and my friends and family are always complaining about it. There’s no doubt that there’s more traffic, but what can realistically be done about it? Metro has produced an interesting look at the data in a very accessible Regional ...
The latest projects proposed in Portland, as filed with the Portland Bureau of Development Services.
The Multnomah County Central Courthouse project is slated to go before the Portland Design Commission for advice during the group’s May 5 session.
A British architect and an American structural engineer recently shared with the DJC why they have opposing opinions about cross-laminated timber.
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Projects succeed or fail based on a wide variety of influences and activities. There are the knowns, the unknowns and the unknown unknowns. Successful projects require: visionaries; good design, engineering and construction; great coordination; and owners who are willing to see efforts through to completion. Ensuring that p