2020 Deinum Prize Winner Addresses Systemic Racism through Art

Artist Michael Bernard Stevenson Jr. (they/them/theirs), a candidate for the MFA in Art and Social Practice, was recently awarded Portland State University’s…

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Our Commitment to Racial Equity

The death of George Floyd, along with countless others in the black community who have been victims of systemic racism,…

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Bora Welcomes Architectural Designers Alexa Thornton and Thuy Le

We’re excited to be adding to our design staff!   Alexa Thornton has been hired as an Architectural Designer. Born and…

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Welcome to New Borites Jamal Carnahan and CJ Chang

Join us in welcoming a couple new faces to the Bora family! Jamal Carnahan joins Bora as a Project Accountant,…

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Congratulations to New Associates & Associate Principals

In the spirit of recognizing excellence in design leadership among our staff, we are excited to announce four new promotions….

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Nurturing the Next Generation of Architects

At Bora we are passionate about the positive impact mentorship and educational opportunities can have in our community. We enjoy…

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Brad Demby, AIA, Promoted to Principal

We are proud to announce that Brad Demby has been promoted to Principal at Bora. Brad is recognized for his concept-driven…

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Bora’s Annual Day of Service

We were excited to work with three key organizations in the greater Portland area for Bora’s annual Day of Service…

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We Stand With Youth: Global Climate Strike

On Friday, September 20, Bora will join a Global Climate Strike, inspired by the millions of youth worldwide that have…

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Team Mies Van der RUN finishes its 4th Hood to Coast!

For the 4th year running, 12 Borites participated in Hood to Coast, an annual, 36-leg, 200-mile relay race that starts…

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Oregon Paid Family Medical Leave Signed into Law in Bora’s Studio

This morning Governor Kate Brown signed the Oregon Paid Family Leave Bill into law in Bora’s own Design Lab, making…

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Bora Participates in Architects in Schools

Earlier this year Bora employees worked with teachers at McKinney Elementary School in Hillsboro, OR to build a curriculum entitled…

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Collaborating in VR: Bora + The Wild

Bora has been expanding our use and understanding of VR in several ways over the past year, from our panel…

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Bora Awarded Pilot Grant to Support Business Diversity + Inclusion

Bora is actively engaged in increasing awareness about equity and bias in our profession and our practice. But when it…

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The Materials Pledge

We have joined with 55 other signatories to issue an open letter to product manufacturers, stating our commitment to design and build with holistically optimized materials.

Congratulations New Associates + Associate Principals!

Bora Architects is pleased to announce the promotions of our newest Associates and Associate Principals.