Portland, Ore.

BurnsideRocket Architect: FBD Architecture, Portland, Ore. Completion: 2007. Brief: 16,000-s.f. LEED Platinum mixed-use building has a vegetated roof harvested by a restaurant and an open-loop geothermal HVAC system.

Marriott Courtyard Architects: Sera Architects, Portland. Completion: 2009. Brief: $39 million LEED Gold hotel offers 75% waste diversion, energy and water-use reductions of more than 25%.

Oregon Sustainability Center Architect: GBD Architects, Portland, and Sera Architects. Completion: 2012. Brief: $120 million tower at Portland State University will house research, policy, business, and education facilities in a net zero water and energy building.

Project X Architect: Path Architecture, Portland. Completion: 2010. Brief: 78-space work/live business incubator recycled 95% of construction waste; on track for LEED Silver.

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