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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…


Mike Manzi Contributes to Parsons Healthy Materials Lab Online Courses

Parsons Healthy Materials Lab has created a series of online learning courses specifically designed for professionals, dedicated to making the built environment the best (and healthiest!) that it can be. This innovative program is the first of its kind and brings together a group of 60 interdisciplinary experts at the top of their fields to…

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IIDA Oregon Honors Sarah Weber with Legacy Award

Last week, several of us attended the annual IIDA Oregon Chapter Design Excellence Awards celebration. Along with all the spectacular projects being recognized, the evening was particularly meaningful for our very own Sarah Weber. On behalf of Bora, the IIDA Oregon Chapter, and as a friend, I would like to extend a huge congratulations to Sarah…