Report: Portland Buildings Not For The Birds

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This week the city of Portland will co-host an architects' and developers' forum on "bird-friendly building design." The subject is more interesting than you might think, at least as explained in draft report by the local Audubon Society (pdf).From the report: Today, collisions are estimated to account for the death of up to 1 billion birds annually in the US alone. At a time when 1 in 4 bird species ...   More
 
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 by Corey Pein

Downtown Building Wins Major Architecture Award

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The American Institute of Architects yesterday released a list of its top 10 green projects for 2012.Mercy Corps global headquarters on Southwest Naito Parkway near the Burnside Bridge, a $21.3 million project completed in 2009, was one of the buildings chosen for recognition.The project was completed primarily by Portland firms, including THA Architecture—whose principal partner Will Dann served ...   More
 
Friday, April 20, 2012 COREY PEIN

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