Designed by Architect John Graham (John Graham & Associates), the Lloyd Center Tower in Portland continues to shine as a Modernist beacon. John Graham was also involved in the design of Seattle’s Space Needle.
From the Modified Style Portland website: Modified Style Portland — Our Mission Modified Style Portland is a 501(c)3 non-profit, community enhancement organization that supports and encourages the growth of Portland’s socially progressive identity in the form of fun, accessible, sustainable fashion. Our goal is to help minimize the massive carbon footprint of the fashion industry […]
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 […]
As you know, in addition to photographing architecture and design, I really enjoy capturing live events, especially if dark/difficult/unusual lighting is involved. Recently I spent an evening at one of the AMIA’s events to experience the performances of a few friends. The evening’s theme was the Vanport section of Portland, which was overrun by a […]
Landscape and Design Photography in One Our recent design photography shoot: The serrated enclosure created by the series of small concrete monoliths of Ball Nogues Studio’s Orchard installation in Sylmar’s El Cariso Park creates an island of raised lavender. A place where children were overheard, while I was photographing it, to say “This one is […]
3D Printing of Food Oyler Wu Collaborative designed the space at 3DSystems’ 3DS Culinary Lab and we were able to photograph it. Our architectural photography captures the undulating forms as they unfold and seem to breathe with every step we take through the space. The ground floor contains the kitchen demonstration and fabrication areas, and the […]
Craig Ellwood’s Daphne House – we photographed this for the realty listing, and it really is an impressive example of mid-century modern residential design. See the full listing at ArchitectureForSale.com!
This past weekend saw Sou’Wester Vintage Travel Trailer Rally 2015 edition with a dozen or more vintage travel trailers at the Sou’Wester Resort in Seaview, Washington. The owners of these treasures have spend countless hours and blood, sweat and tears transporting, finding original fixtures for, and restoring them. Once a year a coterie of […]
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.