Forms, the Fair-Haired Dumbbell, abound on the Burnside Bridgehead Block 67 by Skylab/LRS Architects (left) and The Fair-Haired Dumbbell (FFA Architecture and Interiors and Guerrilla Development) rise on the Burnside Bridgehead. The land was purchased by the Portland Development Commission in the early 2000’s, then sold in parcels. The exterior skin of the FHD will […]
Portland Growth = New Buildings, New Views What a difference a few months makes in Portland, and in fact many cities. I was getting used to the speed at which construction happened in Seattle and Los Angeles, and seeing it even more locally, all this Portland growth, is bracing. Portland growth, the increasing construction and […]
Architectural photography in Oregon: The structure rises, and the glass skin begins its journey to complete the exterior. TMT Development’s Park Avenue West apartment tower in Southwest Portland moves into the sky.
A recent trip brought me to Bend, Oregon, for the second time. The road out is beautiful, and sees three distinct shifts in environment: from suburban to mountain, from mountain to desert, then desert back to suburban. Most of these photographs are from outside Bent, and include views of the Three Sisters Mountains from […]
Drawn to the Capital to witness the vote on the Columbia River Crossing project (the project still has several more votes here and in Washington State before ground is broken) I found Salem and the capital building extremely pleasant. I picked up a little history (the capital building is the third, the first two having […]