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Progress Update at Texas Christian University School of Music

Construction is well underway at TCU, and we wanted to share a bird’s eye view. Thanks to our contractor team at Hunt Construction Group for this drone footage, and check out our project page for more details on the new School of Music building!


Second Annual MLK Day of Service

Once again, the Bora office was closed on Monday for our annual MLK Day of Service. Everyone signed up for one of five different volunteering opportunities, allowing us to expand our reach (and avoid overwhelming any of our hosts with 65+ excited volunteers). The day culminated with happy hour at Ecliptic Brewing, where we gathered…

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Muji Opens Flagship West Coast Store in Meier & Frank Building

Bora has been hard at work on the renovation and modernization of Portland’s historic Meier & Frank building, from the basement to the fifth floor. As we near completion, we’re also celebrating the grand opening of the revitalized landmark’s new anchor tenant, Japanese lifestyle brand and retailer Muji, just in time for the holiday season….


Building a Future: How Designers + Employers Engage with Gen Z

This month, the NAIOP Washington Chapter’s breakfast panel focused on Generation Z. Specifically, how designers and employers are rethinking work environments to attract and retain young talent. Bora Principal Amy Donohue sat on the panel, and spoke specifically about how trends in higher education and workplace design have overlapped to emphasize interdisciplinary exploration, social engagement,…


OSU Cascades Tykeson Hall Wins AIA Portland Citation Award

We are honored to announce that Tykeson Hall, the inaugural building at Oregon’s first new four-year campus in over 50 years, has received an AIA Portland Citation Award.  Our design responded to the region’s high desert climate and the university’s ambitious sustainability goals to realize a project that celebrates Bend’s distinctive landscape and entrepreneurial spirit.  Click…