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Construction on Broadway Tower gets low

October 10, 2016

Just over 100 days into construction, the building site of the GBD designed Broadway Tower, has been excavated down nearly 60 ft to reach the elevation of the building’s lowest level. Construction of the tower began in June, and has been progressing on schedule to dig out all the dirt in order to make room ...

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The Armory Turns Ten

October 1, 2016

In October 2016, Portland Center Stage (PCS) celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its home. The Armory, which has been called the “crown jewel” of the Brewery Blocks redevelopment, was given new life in 2006 as a performing arts theater by the visionary team of Gerding Edlen, GBD Architects, KPFF Consulting Engineers, and Hoffman Construction Company. ...

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Muse Apartments Open to Residents

September 30, 2016

This past weekend residents began moving into their new homes at Muse Apartments in Northwest Portland.  The building’s design reflects an appreciation for hand craft reflecting the neighborhood’s maker and creative culture. Throughout Muse, design solutions prioritize the thoughtful detailing of simple materials.  The art glass wall in the bike room combines the raw aesthetic beauty of burnished concrete ...

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Hassalo on Eighth Honored as a Bike-Centric Development

September 24, 2016

GBD’s Hassalo on Eighth team was honored to receive the Builders Award from our long-time friends at The Street Trust at the Alice Awards + Auction this week. The Hassalo development of three LEED Platinum multifamily buildings in the Lloyd District was recognized for its enormous bike hub and commitment to developing a truly multi-modal ...

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Biking is for Everyone

July 8, 2016

A recent project sparked our imagination. We realized that at GBD we have a tremendously valuable collective body of bicycling knowledge and experience. Some of us bike commute, some tote our children to school, some like to take leisurely weekend rides, some compete in races, and some don’t bike at all, but might like to. ...

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Hassalo on Eighth Awarded Triple LEED for Homes Platinum Certification

May 25, 2016

We’re excited to announce that each of Hassalo on Eighth‘s three multifamily buildings just received U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Homes PLATINUM certification! These awards confirm the importance of sustainability at a neighborhood scale. Hassalo added more than 650 units of housing to the Lloyd District while using 50% less potable water than other new ...

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SLABTOWN MARKETPLACE AND LL HAWKINS: TRANSFORMING NORTHWEST PORTLAND

November 19, 2015

We are excited to announce the completion of the Slabtown Marketplace and LL Hawkins. These two projects represent the first completed city block (Block 296) within the Con-Way Master Plan, located in Portland’s Northwest District. The Master Plan, developed by GBD and adopted by the City in 2012, aims to integrate new mixed-use development with ...

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GBD WINS TWO IIDA AWARDS

November 3, 2015

We are very pleased to have won two awards at the 2015 IIDA Oregon Design Excellence Awards ceremony. The renovation of U.S. Bancorp Tower-Unico Tower and Plaza Atrium received Best in Category for Interior Urbanism, and AKQA received the Gray Award – presented by title sponsor GRAY Magazine. In awarding the Best in Category for Interior Urbanism, ...

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GBD HIRES NEW INTERIOR DESIGN PRINCIPAL

October 14, 2015

GBD Architects is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Brown, IIDA, LEED AP, as Principal. Scott brings with him 22 years of experience in corporate interior design, with an emphasis on tenant representation. While at Yost Grube Hall, Scott’s ability to create innovative and beautiful workplaces earned him multiple design awards, including a 2014 ...

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Sixteen GBD Employees Certified as Disaster Service Workers

September 2, 2015

The Pacific Northwest is surrounded by natural beauty, shaped by tectonic forces over millennia. However, the same forces that have altered the landscape have the ability to significantly alter our lives. In the event of a natural disaster, buildings will need quick and accurate evaluations of their structural integrity in order to ensure the safety ...

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©GBD Architects Incorporated

  • 1120 NW Couch St., Suite 300 Portland, OR 97209
  • (503) 224-9656 gbd@gbdarchitects.com