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  • Portland, Ore.

    Green architecture is practically the industry standard in Portland, where a mandate on sustainability pairs nicely with a strong can-do culture.

  • Version 2.0 of Living Building Challenge Announced at Greenbuild

    On Nov. 11, the newest version of the Living Building Challenge—which goes beyond the environmentally sustainable aspects of building design—was unveiled at Greenbuild by the International Living Building Institute and the Cascadia Region Green Building Council.

  • Hockessin Library Cantilevers a Children's Reading Room as a New Addition

    In New Castle County, Delaware, ikon5 Architects create room for a library expansion by cantilevering the room out from the foundation.

  • Vegetated-roof Failure Teaches Lessons

    The original vegetated roof on the M Financial Building in Portland, Ore., never lived up to expectations.

  • Stretching the Pour

    Architects Stephen Kanner and Joe Addo are entering the building products industry with a concrete additive designed to help the people of Ghana.

  • Portland, Maine

    One of the few working waterfronts left in the United States, Portland is expanding beyond its seafaring tradition and embracing an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • The Politician

    When architects want to call on a member of Congress who gets it, they go to Rep. Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from Oregon and 11-year House veteran.