Pollinator Wall

Pollinator Wall

We get contacted regularly to add a green roof or living wall to all sorts of buildings and structures and the majority of the time they can’t be retrofitted without major seismic  and architectural modifications.  So over the past decade we have come up with a variety of systems and this is a great art […]

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Community Food Program

Community Food Program

We are working with the good people at BOGS footwear and Urban Agriculture Solutions here in Portland on a community agriculture program.  Originally envisioned as a rooftop vegetable garden and gathering space, it is  now a more user friendly food production wall on the South-side of the building and two herb walls on bordering their […]

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Bridge Meadows Awarded Eisner Prize Finalist!

Bridge Meadows was awarded “The Eisner Prize” by  The Eisner Foundation for the 2013 Best Assisted Living / Special Needs Award.  The award is on of five this year, and it places the project in the running for the grand prize. “As a society, we tend to believe that each generation is an insular one, […]

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REACH “Walnut Park” Wins the 2013 MetLife Foundation Award!

We’re thrilled to announce that today the MetLife Foundation and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. named REACH a recipient of the 2013 MetLife Foundation Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing.  This award honors our Walnut Park Apartments development which was completed with the team the other team members at Carleton Hart Architecture and MGH Consulting Engineers. […]

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Living Building Challenge Winning Entry!

We are waiting to hear where and when this greenhouse will be built! The [NPK]house is our winning entry in the 2013 International Living Futures competition which challenged designers to design a 3000 sq. ft greenhouse under the guidelines of the Living Building Challenge (LBC) – meeting net zero energy, water and waste. We have […]

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wind

    Part of the genius that is Martin Wattenberg (link)

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Re-Assesing Play

Re-Assesing Play

As our projects have continually involved “play”, we are once again re-examining our responsibility to what we are recommending, designing and building. photo credit: Jens S Jensen “Boy on the Wall” Gothenburg, 1973

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Rancho Lando

The circular bench is completed at Rancho Lando and need s’more activity!  

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