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Seriously cool A R C H I T E C T U R E !

Slate, is a mixed-used building in Portland, Oregon. Designed by a local architectural firm Works Progress Architecture (W.PA). The architects had to work with a site curved at the southeast corner, and to not have to awkwardly curve the facade itself, the team designed the shape with the projecting boxes. This, not coincidently also resembles a honeycomb to suggest the activities played out within each space.

This 10 story and 147,000sf building is transit-oriented, earned LEED Gold Certification in December 2016, has 75 residential apartment units on the upper six floors, 31,140sf of creative offices on floors 2, 3 and 4, and 8,335sf of retail space at street level.


Architect | Carrie Strickland, Bill Neburka, Jennifer Dzienis, Lauren Page, Katie David

Landscape Architect | Lango Hansen

Interior Architect | Weedman Design Partners

General Contractor | Yorke and Curtis

Structural Engineer | DCI Engineers

Mechanical Engineer | BEA Consulting

Photography | Joshua Jay Elliott


AIA Pacific Northwest Region 2017 Citation Award AIA Portland 2016 Honors Award

AIA Portland 2016 Mayor's Honorable Mention (Large Urban Project)

DJC Oregon TopProjects 2017 First Place Category: Mixed Use / New Construction

An astonishing architectural and interior design.

*Images from Works Progress Architecture (W.PA) website

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