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.