This week our Architecture City Guide is headed to Portland, Oregon. As one of the greenest cities in the world, it is a leader in sustainable architecture. Even though Portland is only the 29th most populous city in the U.S., it has the second highest number of LEED-accredited buildings. Only Chicago, a city more than four times the size of Portland, has more green buildings. Beyond its contemporary and green architecture it has a good variety of historic buildings that are worth visiting. We have put together a list of 12 contempory buildings to visit, but since we limited it to 12, it is far from complete. We would like you, our readers, to suggest other “must not miss” in the comment section after the break.
Architecture City Guide: Portland list and corresponding map after the break!
- Wieden+Kennedy Headquarters / Allied Works Architecture
- Wells Fargo Center / Charles Luckman and Associates
- Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse / Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates with Broome Oringdulph Randolph, and Associates
- Williams & Company Building / Stokes and Zeller
- Oregon Convention Center / Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects (ZGF Architects)
- Commonwealth (Equitable) Building / Pietro Belluschi
- Hotel Modera / Holst Architecture
- Rose Garden Arena / Ellerbe Becket
- KOIN Center / Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects (ZGF Architects)
- bSIDE6 / Works Partnership Architecture
- Ziba World Headquarters / Holst Architecture
- Portland Building / Michael Graves