Our architecture portfolio projects.

92nd Street Residential Remodel & Addition: New Addition Interior - Cropped for Featured Image - Portfolio
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Full-Phase Residential Architecture

92nd Street Residential Remodel & Addition

An award-winning residential remodel & addition in Seattle that transformed a ’50s-era house overdue for an update into a dream home for a new couple.

151st Street Master Bath Remodel: Custom Natural Stone Glazed Shower - Cropped for Featured Image - Portfolio
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Design for a Residential Remodel

151st Street Master Bath Redesign

A designer master bath remodel with a free-standing tub, custom glass and limestone tile shower, and custom cabinetry in a Pacific Northwest style home.

The Architectures of Additive Manufacturing: Night Rendering, Three-Quarter Exterior View - Cropped for Featured Image - Portfolio
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Design for an Innovation Incubator

The Architectures of Additive Manufacturing

A study of the emerging role of community-based additive manufacturing facilities seeking to understand how the design of a building can support innovation.

A Modern Library for a Rural Community: Rendering of Front Elevation from Across the Street - Cropped for Featured Image - Portfolio
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Design for a Public Library

A Modern Library for a Rural Community

An architectural design concept for a modern library in a rural community that supports the hybridization of traditional, current, and emerging media.

Wellsprings Friends School Architectural Sketch Renderings: View of the Main Building from Across the Recess Yard - Cropped for Featured Image - Portfolio
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Sketch Renderings to Support a Funding Campaign

Wellsprings Friends School Architectural Sketch Renderings

A series of architectural sketch renderings to promote a proposed new building to investors. (Architecture by STUDIO-E Architecture, landscape architecture by Lovinger Robertson Landscape Architects.)

Lovejoy Arts Alliance on the North Park Blocks: View of the Lovejoy Arts Alliance Center from the Plaza - Cropped for Featured Image - Portfolio
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Urban Planning & Design for a Mixed-Use Campus

Lovejoy Arts Alliance on the North Park Blocks

A proposal for the redevelopment of the USPS property at the North Park Blocks of Portland, Oregon as a new arts campus for the University of Oregon.

Our architecture posts.

Architecture

92nd Street Remodel & Addition: Before & After

Nothing like some dramatic “Before & After” photos to document a major residential remodel and addition! Explore everything from the front entry to the master bath – complete with a narrative about what we changed, and why – and learn what it took to give a house with an odd history a whole new chapter.

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Architecture

Quick Fixes for Workspaces: The Creative Team Room at Portent, Inc.

Whether we realize it or not, we are all affected by our environment, both physically and emotionally. It impacts the work we do, and how we feel while doing it. Luckily, even a difficult space can be improved with a few, basic, low impact, low cost interventions.

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Architecture, Digital

What Does Architecture Have to Do with Web Design & Development?

There’s a good reason that information technology professionals have co-opted the terminology of traditional architects and engineers. The processes of creating physical spaces and information spaces require similar strategies for problem-solving, throughout design and development, and both are focused on handling complexity elegantly.

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Architecture

92nd Street Remodel & Addition: Early Design Sketches

Designing a house is no small endeavor, and visualizing ideas is key. Not everyone can imagine a space from an architectural drawing, so quickly executed graphic sketches can be very useful to communicate ideas as the design process unfolds. This collection explores an early phase of design for the 92nd Street Remodel & Addition.

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Architecture, Conceptual

Post-Production Rendering: Before & After

Through the fog of the last term of architecture school, I realized I didn’t have any photorealistic renderings in my portfolio, and so, I dipped my toe in to explore what it takes to convert an image from barren to believable. What does it take? Boatloads, and boatloads of post-production.

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Our architecture recognition stories.

REX Award for 92nd Street Remodel & Addition – Emerald Seven
A REX Award for the 92nd Street Remodel & Addition

The local Master Builders Association awarded this project with a 2015 REX Award for Remodeling Excellence.

Remodeling Excellence for Whole House Remodel!

REX Award for 92nd Street Remodel & Addition

Our 92nd Street Remodel & Addition won a 2015 REX Award for Rebuild Excellence, in collaboration with Chermak Construction!

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