Behnisch and SRG team up on urban-minded business school at Portland State University

Architecture, Unveiled, West
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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A pedestrian friendly design links the School of Business Administration to the city of Portland. (Courtesy Behnisch Architekten)

A pedestrian friendly design links the School of Business Administration to the city of Portland. (Courtesy Behnisch Architekten)

Construction is underway on the renovation and expansion of Portland State University School of Business Administration. Behnisch Architekten is collaborating with local SRG Partnership on the downtown Portland design, which strives to better connect the school to the urban fabric and uphold the school’s sustainable values. As such, they are targeting a LEED Platinum rating. Read More

Portland State University Launches Center for Public Interest Design.  Portland State University Launches Center for Public Interest Design A research center for public interest design—the first in the nation—has launched in Portland, Oregon. Helmed by Professor Sergio Palleroni at Portland State University, the Center for Public Interest Design examines and proposes affordable design projects for both emerging and established communities in need around the world. The center chiefly studies ways to improve global living conditions—addressing basic necessities such as shelter, water, and education—through a hands-on approach. Five inaugural projects range from modular classrooms to the Montesinos Orphanage and Environmental Technical School school in Haiti. More details here.

 

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