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Bora Architects Named AIA Northwest + Pacific Region Firm of the Year!

Bora Architects is honored to be the recipient of the 2016 Firm of the Year Award for the AIA Northwest & Pacific Region. This award recognizes not only a consistent pattern of excellence in design, but also a firm’s dedication to extending the boundaries of traditional architectural practice, long record of community engagement, and commitment…

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Hovering over Neskowin Beach

One of the great things about having our own beach house is having the folks who stay there send us videos like this one. Courtesy of a recent Bora family excursion, enjoy this drone footage of paradise!


Mentoring PSU Master of Real Estate Development Students

Along with the work we’ve done on their campus, Bora has had the privilege of partnering with Portland State University as an academic and professional resource since 2012. This summer, we committed to acting as architectural consultants/mentors for a studio class in the Master of Real Estate Development program. The team consists of 6 graduate…


New Work Starts at Texas A & M and Michigan State University

Bora is excited to commence work on two new projects.  Building on the success of the Learning Innovation Center (LINC) the firm designed for Oregon State University, we will be working with Texas A&M in College Station to create a 21st Century Classroom Building for its campus.  The project will benefit from a prominent site…


Emma Abramowitz Inaugurated as IIDA Oregon Chapter President

On July 13, The IIDA Oregon Chapter held its Annual Celebration and Fundraiser, the Picnic Classic. This event doubles as our Annual Meeting and is also our largest fundraiser for the year. We had a great turnout and thanks to ticket purchases, our sponsors and raffle donations, raised funds to continue implementation of the engaging programming…

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Bora Floats – Surprises + Successes

What a day! The weather was warm and sunny, the river was cool and calm, the waterfront was buzzing with activity, and there was a shaved ice stand. Honestly, what more could you ask for? By all measures, our Fruitloop was a success, even though it didn’t turn out quite how we expected. We had…

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