Monthly Archives: September 2011

Weekend Events – Build it Green Tour – Portland

    Tomorrow is the 10th annual Build it Green Tour in Portland. There will be 22 homes on tour this year so put on your walking shoes!   Details from the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability:   The 10th … Read More

Minimalist Modern – NW Portland

I had the  opportunity to visit a beautifully designed minimalist modern home on the exclusive market in the NW Hills neighborhood of Portland. This is a very rare opportunity because this style of modern home is always custom built (as … Read More

Modern Events Around Town – AIA Design Matters: A Tour of Exceptional Homes

One of the many activities going on during the 2011 Portland Architecture and Design Festival is the Tour of Exceptional Homes showcasing 6 unique modern homes designed by a handful of famed Portland architects such as Pietro Belluschi, Paul McKean, … Read More

Rustic Modern Retreat – Lake Oswego

Driving through the winding, wooded lot to get to the hidden retreat that is perfectly sited into the sloped lot that hugs the banks of Lake Oswego and has one of the most stunning views of Mt. Hood.  The natural … Read More